Friday , December 9 2022

HIV Aids Jobs in South Africa – Worker

Website  TB HIV Care

Job Description:

The purpose of this role is to provide psychosocial and counselling services to TB clients, who are failing to adhere to treatment and, as a result, not converting bacteriological status. This role is also required to lead the case management model and provide psychosocial support to selected clients, as identified.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide reports to all relevant supporting departments
  • Record and maintain accurate and detailed client information and interventions, as well as keep statistics, for submission as required
  • Organise and conduct in-service training for employees and external stakeholders
  • Provide community-based psychosocial support to clients for TB treatment adherence
  • Provide community-based psychosocial support sessions to both DS- and DR-TB clients
  • Engage with early childhood development centres with TB index cases, on receiving consent for the children to undergo mantoux skin test and TPT initiation
  • Support the formation and facilitation of support groups in the community, to improve treatment adherence
  • Mentor the social auxiliary workers on their daily activities and conduct training needs analysis
  • Assist clients with appropriate referrals for other psychosocial related issu
  • Outline all referral pathways for psychosocial support activities
  • Coordinate and facilitate district-level quarterly meetings with other stakeholders
  • Provide onsite and/or telephonic post-initiation and adherence counselling to link clients to treatment and retain them in care
  • Participate in the disciplinary processes of employees

Job Requirements:

  • Valid driver’s licence and be willing to travel
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a social worker, and exposure to a TB and HIV programme
  • Proficiency in English, Afrikaans, isiXhosa languages
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree in social work or Bachelor of Social Science
  • Clear criminal record

Job Details:

Company: TB HIV Care

Job Category: Health Care

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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