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Field Worker – City of Ekurhuleni

Field Worker – City of Ekurhuleni

Salary: R3500.00 (STIPEND)

Location: Gauteng

Closing date: not specified

Core Responsibilities:

  • To build AIDS competent communities and individuals at ward level
  • To reduce new HIV infections through information, education and communication and the provision of services to support behaviour change
  • To reduce the socio economic impact of AIDS, to affected and infected families by providing care and support
  • To increase support for people on Tuberculosis and Antiretroviral Treatment to promote treatment compliance
  • To promote safe and heathy lifestyle through education on HIV/AIDS and health related issues
  • To facilitate openness and acceptance of people living with HIV/AIDS
  • To promote Municipal and Governance initiatives and services around HIV/AIDS, including key programmes: such as HIV Counselling and Testing Services (HTS), Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP), Anti-retroviral Treatment (ART) programme and other health services
  • Identify and refer Orphans and Vulnerable Children as well as the Child Headed Households

N.B. This is a Ward Based Programme, please indicate your specific Customer Care Areas and the  Ward Number for allocation purposes (if Successful)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent qualification
  • Basic HIV knowledge and /or training
  • Basic training in HIV & Aids counselling will be an added advantage
  • Ability to read and write
  • Ability to communicate and engage with local communities
  • Ability to capture, compile, sort and verify the accuracy of data collected daily, weekly and monthly before it is submitted to the team leader /supervisor
  • Ability to write reports (numerical and narrative)
  • Must be Ekurhuleni Resident and be based in the communities where they serve, i.e. Ward- Based (Specify CCC and Ward Number)

Enquiries: Tel: 0860 54 3000

Candidates may be requested to submit proof of the NQF level applicable to the qualifications they have obtained.

Should candidates not be informed of the outcome of the application within six weeks of the closing date, it should be regarded as having been unsuccessful. The City of Ekurhuleni subscribes to the principles of the Employment Equity Act and reserves the right to appoint, not appoint or to appoint laterally.




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