Aurum Group: Social Auxillary Worker / Linkage Officer (Matzikama, Saldanha, Swartland)

Social Auxillary Worker / Linkage Officer (Matzikama, Saldanha, Swartland)


Company Aurum Group

Reference # 2021/03/19/10

Published 26/03/2021

Contract Type Temporary

12 Months

Salary Market Related

Location (Matzikama, Saldanha, Swartland), South Africa


Introduction

The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably qualified and experienced staff to contribute towards our mission to improve the health of people and communities through innovation in Health Research and Systems. We are focused on research, support and implementing integrated approaches to managing TB and HIV. The following positions have become available as part of the various projects currently being run by us and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements of the position.


Job Functions Counselling

Industries Ngo / Non-Profit


Specification

Technical Work Responsibilities

Care and Treatment

Liaise with Stakeholder

Monitoring and Evaluation

Administration

Quality Assurance

Human Capital


Assess client’s strengths and use them as a tool to assist them to enter care

Develop case management plans for participants to enter into care

Schedule case management sessions with participants and follow them up at designated time points to ascertain attainment of study endpoints.

To perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned including supports for other programs related to entry into HIV care.

Collaborate with community-based organizations and HIV clinics to facilitate transition of participants into care

Design and maintain organizational tools to ensure that the research project is conducted accurately and in compliance with good clinical practice guidelines

Input accurate and complete data for all contacts with clients into the project database

Advise and inform Research Manager and the Principal Investigator concerning preparation of documentation for the project, reviewing and ensuring that all required documentation has been accurately and successfully completed. Successful completion of this responsibility requires the exercise of independent judgment whether case report forms are properly completed and that discrepancies are noted and fully explained.

Provide all required documentation in a timely manner, which may include client follow-up, outcome evaluation, client contact sheets, and evaluations

Participate in regular staff meetings, staff training programs, supervisory sessions, and accept the responsibility for aiding the development of positive team relationships as requested

To implement quality control process throughout the conduct of the project

Ensure regular and clear communication with the team

All the communication is conducted in the spirit of Aurum values (teamwork, respect, excellence and integrity).

Adherence to organogram and communication lines regarding various problems

Participate in training meetings and other activities both on site and at central venues to accomplish aims of the project

General supervision: routine duties are performed with minimal supervision; standard practices or procedures allow me to proceed alone at routine work; occasional check of work while in progress; work is reviewed upon completion

Comply with all safety policies, practices and procedures. Report all unsafe activities to supervisor and/or Human Resources.







Requirements

Education

- One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

- Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Advantageous

Registration with a Professional Body of Social Workers


Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.

Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public

Intermediate personal computer skills, including electronic mail, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.



Please note:

Kindly provide current and relevant references for background checks

All appointments are subject to the preferred candidates obtaining the necessary security clearance, reference checking and competency assessment. We embrace employment equity and are committed to achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.

Aurum welcomes applications from all persons with disabilities

Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development.


Job Closing Date 01/04/2021



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