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Jul 02, 2020

HTS and Linkage Officers

  • Centre for Positive Care
  • Polokwane, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Employment
The Centre for Positive Care (CPC) is a Non-Profit Organization working in three provinces namely Limpopo, Gauteng and North West, with a vision that all clients receive high quality treatment, care and support to improving their quality of life and productivity, and supporting the National Strategic Plan of South Africa in reducing HIV, STI and TB and to ensure greater participation and involvement of targeted beneficiaries in community systems strengthening and reproductive health and rights services.

CPC seeks to appoint two (2) HTS and Linkage Officers to be based in Limpopo Province, Capricorn District.

The purpose of this position is to be responsible for HIV testing of workers in the Work Place Programme, as well as linking and navigating workers through referral processes and ensuring linkage to care.

Requirements:

Grade 10 completed OR senior Certificate (Grade 12) OR equivalent
Finger Prick Certificate
HIV/AIDS Counselling Certificate – minimum 10-day Course, (which is not older than 2 years from the date of issue)
HIV/AIDS Counselling Certificate - minimum 10-day Course, older than 2 years’, with a certificate for a 2-day refresher course from an accredited provider.
Understanding of South African guidelines of HIV Testing Services and related quality assurance processes
Knowledge of HIV, STIs and TB prevention approaches
Computer literate in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Report-writing skills
Planning skills
Good communication skills
Non-judgmental, trustworthy and empathetic personality
Good interpersonal skills, including being a team player
Demonstrate strong professional attitude and behaviour at all times
Ability to work non-traditional hours which may include weekends from time to time

Experience:
1-2 years HIV counselling experience.

To apply, submit a detailed CV with a certified Qualifications not later 3 Months and covering letter to email address, Note that late applications will not be considered. Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application “CPC Capricorn" on your covering letter.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application 

NB: - Be informed that only shortlisted candidate will be notified, if you should not receive any response to your application from CPC within a month of this advert please consider your application as being unsuccessful.


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