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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2024
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    The Anova Health Institute is an NGO that empowers people and changes lives. Good health and quality of life are what motivates us to provide healthcare solutions and support for those who need it most. With a specific focus on HIV, our work is built on a foundation of research to ensure that funds are focused where we can make the most difference. Anova has developed various projects in different parts of South Africa in an effort to bring its expertise to the community. A leading partner to the Department of Health, Anova has a reputation for innovative responses, thought leadership and research in HIV
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    Social Auxiliary Worker - Johannesburg

    Key Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Child and Adolescent Disclosure in the context of HIV
    • Identify Children and Adolescents living with HIV that still need disclosure.
    • Identify parents/caregivers that need support to disclose to their children/adolescents. 
    • Support groups
    • Facilitate support groups in facilities with emphasis on children and adolescents living with HIV.
    • Facilitating referral of children and adolescents living with HIV to resource systems
    • Design, maintain and distribute referral resource list to facilities.
    • Ensure feedback between facilities and organizations of referred cases.
    • Adherence/Retention of children and adolescents
    • Provide one-on-one counselling sessions to caregivers and children and adolescents living with HIV.
    • Capacity building
    • Provide training and mentorship to facility and other staff on adherence and disclosure, support group facilitation, referral system and adherence.
    • Team management
    • Support and oversee peer supporters in the project.

    Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

    • Matric/Grade 12 certificate and Social Auxiliary Work certificate recognized by the Health and Welfare Sector Education and Training Authority (HWSETA) and enrolled in Social Work degree.
    • Must have at least 2-5 years’ experience working with PLHIV (people living with HIV).
    • Training in KidzAlive, Integrated Access to Care and Treatment (I-ACT) and NAS (National Adherence Strategy) an advantage

    Skills, Competencies, and Attributes:

    • Must have experience working in HIV/AIDS programmes and supervision of staff.
    • Good presentation and excellent communication skills and good report writing skills.
    • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
    • Proficiency with MS Office, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Anova Health Institute on to apply

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