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Feb 05, 2020

Team Leader

  • CareWorks
  • Ugu, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

POSITION LOCATIONS Ugu District x 1;
King Cetshwayo x 1

START DATE 1 March 2020
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS - Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent
- HIV/AIDS Counselling Certificate – minimum 10-day Course, which is not older than 2 years from the
date of issue or HIV/AIDS Counselling Certificate - minimum 10-day Course, older than 2 years’, but
not more than 3 years’, with a certificate for a 2-day refresher course from an accredited provider.
Knowledge of DOH HTS guidelines and protocols
Clear criminal record
Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, and routine database activity Internet software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software
Valid Code 08 Drivers licence is mandatory

EXPERIENCE Experienced counsellor

SALARY RANGE Market Related – To be discussed
Inherent requirements of the position:

Diploma/Degree in Nursing/Qualification in Project Management
Minimum of 3 years’ experience in HTS program management
Excellent attention to detail
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with stakeholders and clients
Good problem-solving ability
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or Zulu
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Have good knowledge and understanding of HIV prevention, care and treatment, TB & STI services
Strong leadership, mentoring and people management skills
Good problem-solving ability
Good understanding of the PEPFAR funded environment

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

Stakeholder Management (build and maintain relationships between the prime partner, DOH & NGO’s)
Assist with the recruitment, training and management of CW staff
Contribute to the strategic plan of the district
Implementation of IQC and PT schemes
Asset Management
Inventory Management
Financial Management: district requirements; e.g. petty cash, fuel, etc.
Oversee and coordinate field mobilisation and HIV Testing Service (HTS) delivery within the specified sub-districts
Develop weekly workplans for the HTS teams as well as the index testing team as well as the implementation of them
Ensure the CareWorks Masibambane field team is managed in accordance with the programme plan and is following guidelines and protocols
Ensure that each team is delivering HTS services in line with CareWorks & PEPFAR programme requirements, understanding the difference between the targets set for general population testing and workplace testing
Update the HTS team on venue, targets and target population, daily
Oversight of the district reports to CW head office
Anticipate any operational challenges and potential solutions
Manage district teams’ achievements against set targets: i.e. by modality

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 with accompanying certificates
State the position you are applying for and location in the subject line of the email application
Application Deadline: Close of business, Friday, 14 February 2020

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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