Health Promotion Officer X20

Wits Health Consortium Learnership

The “Wits Health Hubb” (WHH) programme aims to provide meaningful professional work experience, training, and qualification in the healthcare space for formerly unemployed youth; to activate health consciousness and personal wellbeing amongst youth, and to expand community access to healthcare. At the end of 12-months trainees will obtain an NQF, level 3. Health Promotion Officer (HPO) qualification (SAQA ID No: 94597).



In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference wil be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.

Health Promotion Officer X20

Key performance areas:

Carrying out basic health assessments for households in Soweto.

Providing basic health education and referrals for a limited range of services.

Supporting and assisting in navigating the health and social services system.

Gathering research data for national and international studies.

Taking measurements of vital signs in adults: temperature, pulse, respiration rate, blood pressure, and anthropometry.

Minimum requirements for the learnership application:
Youth: 18-29 years old

Residing in Soweto


Basic Computer Literacy

Additional requirements:

Not currently in employment, education, or training.

Learners must be wiling to commit for the full duration of the programme.

Learners must be adequality mobile to execute work within the Community.

Learners must have adequate visual and hearing capacity to master the envisaged skills.

Previous experience in health, counselling or community work is advantageous but not a requirement.

Should you be interested in applying for this vacancy, please apply on the following link Please include the following documentation in your
application as requested:

Kindly be advised that candidates would be required to complete an assessment as part of the application

The Wits Health Consortium will only respond to shortlisted candidates. Candidates who have not received any communication within two weeks after the closing date can consider heir applications unsuccessful.

Closing date: 18 September 2023

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