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  • Posted: Mar 10, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • TB HIV Care is a non-profit company that aims to improve TB management by increasing access to TB and HIV diagnosis, care, treatment and community-based adherence support. Our intergrated approach to addressing both TB and HIV issues has made the company a pioneer in implementing a comprehensive system of support for TB & HIV clients


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    ACC Medical Officer

    Purpose of the position

    The primary purpose of the Medical Officer (MO) is to implement the Advanced Clinical Care (ACC) programme. The incumbent will be responsible for the development of annual work plans at district level, reports, training, case management and mentorship activities linked to ACC.

    The incumbent will work effectively across teams, demonstrating intercultural and disciplinary sensitivity and ensure all project activities are evidence based. The MO will be responsible for the coordination, execution, control and completion of all ACC linked targets for the relevant district, ensuring they align with current funder strategy and Department of Health goals.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery
    • Postgraduate Diploma in HIV/AIDS Clinical Management or equivalent
    • 5 years’ working experience in HIV treatment, including TB/HIV integration
    • Valid code 08 driver’s licence
    • Fluent in English and/or isiXhosa
    • Clear criminal record
    • Ability to travel extensively within the assigned district

    Duties and Responsibilities    

    • Case management and stakeholder relations
    • Training and facilitation
    • Manage referral pathways
    • Support ACC Call Centre
    • Monitor operational performance
    • Mentoring and capacity development
    • Data analytics and reporting

    Skills and Competencies    

    • Conversant with South Africa’s National Strategic Plan on HIV, TB and STIs 2017–2022 (NSP) and the Treatment and Retention Acceleration Plan (TRAP)
    • Experience in clinical facilitation
    • Excellent communication (verbal & written)
    • MS Office
    • Attention to detail
    • Decision making
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Sound judgement

    Closing Date: 10th, March 2022

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    ACC Call Centre Nurse

    Purpose of the position

    • Provides technical guidance and referral to HIV experts for management of complicated HIV and TB cases and manages the ACC Call Centre. Works collaboratively with provincial, district HAST and partner organisations to ensure delivery of quality clinical management of complicated HIV and TB cases.
    • Ensure that all ACC training requirements are met in line with funder and Regional Training Centre priorities. Responsible for coordination and facilitation of ACC trainings and provides technical assistance to district and operational staff.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Diploma in Nursing or Bachelor's degree (B. Cur) in Nursing
    • Valid SANC registration in HIV/AIDS management or primary health postgraduate qualification
    • Advanced HIV diploma will be an added advantage
    • Minimum 5 years working experience at primary health
    • NIMART qualification and preferable a higher qualification in HIV
    • Mentoring nurses in HIV / TB capacities.
    • Previous experience
    • Valid driver’s licence advantageous
    • Fluent in English and/or isiXhosa
    • Clear criminal record
    • Ability to travel extensively within the assigned district

    Duties and Responsibilities    

    • Managing the EC Champ Hotline
    • Clinical record keeping
    • Prepare and submit monthly report
    • Follow up on patients with complicated cases
    • Mentoring and capacity development

    Skills and Competencies    

    • Telephone Etiquette
    • Report writing skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Computer competency high level of proficiency to access NHLS
    • Ability to work in a busy, fast-paced environment
    • Good/strong administrative skills
    • Excellent communication (verbal & written)
    • Attention to detail
    • Decision making
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Sound judgement

    Closing Date: 10th, March 2022

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    HAST Counsellor- OR Tambo

    Purpose of the position

    • To provide HIV testing services to clients accessing public health services through the district roving mentor team as part of IHSS support to the facilities in reaching their 95-95-95 targets.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Grade 12
    • HTS Certificate including adherence counselling and rapid testing course (RT QII)
    • Couple counselling
    • Advanced counselling certificate
    • TB/HIV care certificate or other health related field
    • Disclosure and paediatric consent certificate
    • Psychosocial counselling certificate
    • Fluent in English and/or isiXhosa
    • Clear criminal record
    • Ability to travel extensively within the assigned district

    Duties and Responsibilities    

    • Provide HIV counselling and testing services (HTS) to clients of the Department of Health attending PHCs or CHCs to access any health services offered at these facilities inclusive of and focusing on TB/HIV and MCH services.
    • Recruit clients from all waiting areas as well as from direct referrals from other health professionals.
    • Provide HIV/AIDS Counselling and Testing as well as TB screening services to clients as per the National HCT Guidelines and as stipulated by the National Department of Health.
    • Educate clients re health and specific HIV/TB/PMTCT-related conditions
    • Promote the advantages of knowing your status
    • Explain coping mechanisms and treatment options
    • Advise on lifestyle adaptation, good nutrition
    • Provide adherence counselling and assist with identifying treatment support
    • Maintain confidentiality of patient information
    • Do TB symptom screening (4 questions) on all clients and refer if positive
    • Link positive clients to ART initiation services
    • Other duties may be assigned.

    Skills and Competencies    

    • Excellent communication (verbal & written)
    • Attention to detail
    • Adaptability
    • Decision making skills
    • Networking
    • Problem solving skills
    • Innovation
    • Planning & organising
    • Analytical

    Closing Date: 10th, March 2022

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    Professional Nurse Counsellor - KP

    Job Advert Summary    
    To provide a comprehensive Wellness mobile health service by providing HIV testing and counselling services linked to screening and diagnosing clients for TB/STI’s. Provision of treatment and clinical care to HIV & TB patients and ensure successful linkage to care and adherence with specific focused on the sex worker.

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Degree/diploma or relevant nursing qualification
    • NIMART trained & certified 
    • Computer literacy 
    • At least 2 years’ experience in nursing after registration 
    • Clinical HIV management experience is mandatory 
    • Dispensing license will be an advantage 
    • Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a professional nurse 
    • Proficiency in English and another South African language 
    • Valid code 8 driver’s licence

    Duties and Responsibilities    

    • Coordinate and conduct outreach programmes and HCT services in the community, workplace and DOH facilities
    • Provide an enhanced appropriate package of treatment care and support of clients diagnosed with HIV, TB, STI’s, and other health related conditions
    • Provide technical assistance in HIV counselling and recording
    • Collaborate with community role-players in engaging scaling up of TB/HIV service provision
    • Maintain relations with health services and other NGO’s working to support program
    • Appropriate referral of all the necessary health related conditions needed further management- ART, psychosocial, substance abuse, gender based violence, etc.

    Skills and Competencies    

    • Provide counselling and provider initiated HIV counselling and testing 
    • Regular tracing of newly diagnosed HIV, TB and STI clients 
    • Initiate and maintain support groups 
    • Good communication, interpersonal, conflict management and negotiation skills

    Closing Date: 22nd, March 2022

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    Community Health Worker

    Job Advert Summary    
    Conducts community, household and individual health assessments and identify individual health needs and risks (actual and potential). Facilitate the family or an individual to seek the appropriate health service and promote the health of the households and the individuals within these households. Refer individuals for further assessment and testing after performing simple basic screening. Provides limited, simple health interventions in a household. Provide psycho-social support and manage interventions such as treatment defaulter tracing and adherence support

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Grade 12 Experience in handling patients with HIV,
    • Must be resident in the area and have good knowledge of the geographical area
    • Embrace different methods for supporting ART adherence support
    • Locating clients and conducting the intervention in client’s households.

    Duties and Responsibilities    

    • Assist the patient with personal hygiene, this would include washing of the body and hair, shaving of male patients, cutting of finger and toe nails, mouth care 
    • Perform wound care using appropriate material 
    • Provide stoma therapy, catheter care, nail and foot care, tracheotomy care 
    • Educate patient and relatives about caring for the patient at home and resources available 
    • Refer patients to health facilities and service providers where necessary 
    • Report the deterioration of patients’ conditions to supervisor 
    • Identify and register households 
    • Help patient(s) to understand purpose of visit and gain cooperation

    Skills and Competencies    

    • Willingness to learn new skills
    • Willing to work independently and under pressure
    • Willingness to work in the community

    Closing Date: 22nd, March 2022

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    Facilitator

    Job Advert Summary    
    TB HIV Care (THC), in existence since 1929, is an internationally recognised non-profit organisation. We provide health care services throughout South Africa to both the general population and communities at increased risk for HIV and TB, including adolescent girls and young women, sex workers and people who use drugs. THC provides a stimulating work environment and the opportunity to work with leaders in the field of HIV and TB prevention and care. Our work culture is adapted to the constantly-evolving South African health care environment and will suit solution-driven team players interested in opportunities for career development while working to connect people with care

    Purpose of the Position:
    The purpose of this job is to provide multi-session evidence-based structural programmes and become an integral part of the broader combination prevention care and treatment program in a non-clinical site and/or community that links the community into care. (This is a contract position renewable based on funding)

    Minimum Requirements    

    • Grade 12 / matric
    • Accredited / recognised counselling certificate
    • 1-year experience working in the community or completed the THC skills building programme /internship
    • Facilitation training and beneficiary of PPPrev programme would be an advantage
    • Computer literate in MS office
    • Driver’s licence would be advantageous
    • Proficiency in English and isiZulu language
    • Clear criminal record

    Duties and Responsibilities    

    • Introduce evidenced based structural programmes to the facilities and CBOs in the cluster THC is supporting
    • Map out the communities, schools and institutions of higher learning with burden of disease and large numbers of adolescent girls and       young women
    • Introduce structural programmes and obtain entry in schools, institutions of higher learning
    • Identify safe spaces in the community where structural programmes can be conducted
    • Conduct vulnerability screening and identify the vulnerable girls to participate in structural sessions
    • Develop a work plan for the upcoming month
    • Provide multi-session structural programmes
    • Records and maintains accurate and detailed information and keeps statistics in order to submit as required.
    • Networks with all relevant stakeholders and implements an effective referral system to ensure effective service delivery;
    • Ensure layering between structural programmes and behavioral and biomedical services
    • Lobbies and advocates for youth in relation to HIV, gender and related issues
    • Attends training and workshops as part of staff development
    • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings
    • Submits monthly reports to the supervisor

    Skills and Competencies    

    • Communication skills – verbal and written
    • Problem solving
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Business acumen
    • Planning and organising
    • Client orientated
    • Innovation

    Closing Date: 14th, March 2022

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