Social Auxillary Worker / Linkage Officer (Matzikama, Saldanha, Swartland)
Company Aurum Group
Reference # 2021/03/19/10
Contract Type Temporary
Salary Market Related
Location (Matzikama, Saldanha, Swartland), South Africa
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
Technical Work Responsibilities
Care and Treatment
Liaise with Stakeholder
Monitoring and Evaluation
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.
- 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.
Registration with a Professional Body of Social Workers
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.
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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