X14 VACCINE AMBASSADORS AND X6 DATA CAPTURERS: HEALTH SYSTEMS TRUST

Description

These incumbents will mobilise local community members to access COVID-19 vaccinations and health services, link them to care, liaise with the local Ward Councillors and clinic committees for entry points, and support the project team in fulfilling its service profile.

 

 

These are fixed-term contract positions, renewable based on continuation of funding.

Key Responsibilities

• Support the mobilisation of project participant clients in the supported area for COVID-19 vaccinations, as well as community engagement for COVID-19 vaccine support/mobilisation. • Provide health education to clients on the benefits of COVID-19 vaccines. • Liaise with the Ward Councillors and clinic committee members to identify community entry points. • Liaise with the community for buy-in and programme support. • Distribute Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials in the facilities and communities.

 

 

• Provide health education on and marketing of the COVID-19 vaccines in facility waiting areas. • Organise and facilitate health promotion programmes for the community in line with the project’s service profile. • Compile basic reports from data collected during project-related mobilisation activities.

Key Attributes

• Ability to work individually with minimal supervision as well as in a team
• Good problem-solving skills
• Local residence and knowledge of local routes
• Orientation in health mobilisation and health promotion.

 

 

Education Required
Matric

Qualification Required

• A Grade 12/Matric Certificate or equivalent ABET qualification
• A valid driver’s licence
• Certified advanced driving skills would be an added advantage.
Experience Required
• A minimum of five years’ driving experience would be an advantage.
• A clean driving record
• Experience in working for a health service organisation
• Communications skills – ability to read and write, and verbal fluency, in English; basic report writing skills
• Collaboration and co-ordination abilities

 

 

Remuneration

A salary package commensurate with the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications and in line with HST’s job grading system will be offered.

• Applicants are to ensure that their online applications are completed in full, and that comprehensive CVs are uploaded with the online application in order to be considered.
• Applicant’s CV must be saved with a filename reflecting their name and surname.
• No applications sent via e-mail will be considered for the job, as all applicants must submit their applications online at the provided link.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 07 April 2022, at 16h30

Vaccine Ambassadors X14

Data Capturers X6

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