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Mar 07, 2019

Community Mobiliser

  • CareWorks
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

POSITIONS AVAILABLE IN THE FOLLOWING LOCATION Newlands, Cape Town
EMPLOYMENT TYPE Fixed term contract, 5 months
START DATE ASAP
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent
EXPERIENCE Experience in community demand creation, HIV, sales preferred
SALARY RANGE Market Related – To be discussed

Inherent requirements of the position:

Out going personality, will be required to engage with diverse population groups
Self-starter
Good people skills
Non-judgmental, trustworthy and empathetic personality
Committed and motivated to preventing HIV, STI’s and TB
Ability to communicate in multiple South African languages (English, Afrikaans, Xhosa are preferred)
Ability and willingness to travel extensively within the Cape Metro area
Ability to work non-traditional hours which may include weekends from time to time
Valid drivers’ license and own transport will be an added advantage
Key population groups / LGBT friendly

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Conduct demand creation for HIV testing services and HIV self-screening
Distribute IEC materials to target population groups
Engage with formal and informal employers to generate demand for services among their employees
Support referrals to HIV testing services
Obtain an informed and written consent for HIV self-screening
Participation in staff meetings and appropriate training workshops
Data collection and compilation of monthly report forms as required
Provide HIV prevention education and information in group sessions
Detect and report barriers to HIV, STI and TB health seeking behaviour
Distribute HIV self-screening kits to adults following informed consent
Adhere to all CareWorks Demand Creation standard operating procedures and the general company policies

To apply:
Submit your application 

Your application must contain ALL of the following:
A cover letter motivating your application

Submit your up to date CV

Please take note of the following before submitting an application:
Ensure that you meet the all of the requirements of the position (educational, inherent requirements as well as required experience)

Unless otherwise stated CareWorks will not pay relocation costs for candidates who wish to take up a position in another town or province Please note:
CareWorks reserves the right not to fill this vacancy and to withdraw the advertisement for this position at any stage during the recruitment process

We are committed to transformation. Meeting our employment equity goals will be taken into account in our recruitment decisions

Due to high volumes of applications only short-listed candidates will be contacted. If you have not heard from us 2 weeks after the application deadline, please consider your application unsuccessful


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