HAST COUNSELLOR DRIVER  

HAST COUNSELLOR DRIVER

 

DETAILS

 

Closing Date : 2022/April/18

Reference Number : TBH220408-1

Department : Counselling & Testing

Number of Positions : 1

Location – Clinic or Facility : Uthukela

Location – Town / City : Ladysmith

Location – Province : KwaZulu-Natal

Location – Country : South Africa

 

Job Advert Summary

TB HIV Care (THC), in existence since 1929, is an internationally recognised non-profit organisation. We provide health care services throughout South Africa to both the general population and communities at increased risk for HIV and TB, including adolescent girls and young women, sex workers and people who use drugs. THC provides a stimulating work environment and the opportunity to work with leaders in the field of HIV and TB prevention and care. Our work culture is adapted to the constantly evolving South African health care environment and will suit solution-driven team players interested in opportunities for career development while working to connect people with care

 

Purpose of the position:

 

The purpose of this job is to provide transportation services for the peer led outreach teams and/or equipment to the various locations and areas where the Company provides services; Provide counselling services to adolescent girls and young women (AGYW)and male sex partners. To conduct comprehensive screening including: risk and vulnerability; GBV; alcohol and substance abuse, mental health and other services for AGYW. To provide readiness counselling for HIV and TB prevention services including PrEP. (This is a contract position renewable based on funding)

 

Minimum Requirements

Grade 12 / matric

3-years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience

2-years driving experience as well as working in the HIV and TB programmes

Accredited / recognized HIV counselling certificate

Driver’s licence with PDP Code 10 EB or C1

Proficiency in English and isiZulu

Clear criminal record

 

Duties and Responsibilities

Transport HTS teams and equipment to and from different locations

Work as part of a multi-disciplinary teams

Maintain a high standard of professionalism when interacting with clients and health care professionals

Conduct daily vehicle inspections and reports defects the nurse clinician

Adhere to all safety precautions and road ordinances

Support community outreach activities

Comply with relevant legislation and organisation policies and procedures

Comply with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for vehicles

Use guidelines to conduct health education and promote positive living

Conduct individual and group health education using the teaching aides provided

Up to date knowledge of the latest developments in HIV/AIDS/TB/STI prevention

Provide quality HIV counselling and testing in non-clinical settings

Promote HIV/AIDS counselling and testing and condom use for males/females

Record all activities on Code lynx or paper-based tools

Collect data at outreaches by using the attendance tool for:

o Counting females and males present in awareness sessions

 

o Recording the males and females present by head count or signing of the attendance register

 

o Recording the number of condoms distributed

 

Meet daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly targets as set

Refer clients to the nurse clinician for further tests where necessary

Implement case management according to the SOP

Assist in taking sputum specimen

Adhere to Waste Disposal, IPC and environmental health protocols

Encourage and support disclosure

Skills and Competencies

Communication skills – verbal and written

Problem solving

Interpersonal skills

Teamwork

Dependability

Planning and organising

Client orientated

Initiative

 

Apply online at

 

https://tbhivcare.erecruit.co/candidateapp/Jobs/View/TBH220408-1

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