TB HIV Care: Driver / Data Capturer

Closing Date: 2021/09/20
Reference Number: TBH210915-3
Location – Clinic or Facility: King Cetshwayo
Location – Town / City: Richards Bay
Location – Province: KwaZulu-Natal

Job Advert Summary
TB HIV Care (THC), in existence since 1929, is an internationally? recognized?non-profit?organisation.

TB HIV Care provides 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. TB HIV Care 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 driver / data capturer will work closely with project / programme staff in the district within a community and/or facility setting in driving the digital Chest X-Ray container for TB screening. The successful candidate will also assist with transportation of teams for client and household contact tracing in communities. In addition to driving, the successful candidate will offer general administration duties, data capturing, assist with event logistics, vehicle maintenance, observing all road safety and traffic laws. (This is a contract position renewable based on funding)

As per our funding agreement, no employees who are currently working for DOH will be considered.
Minimum Requirements
• Grade 12 / Matric
• Tertiary qualification would be advantageous
• 2 years driving experience
• Valid Code: 10 driver’s licence with Professional Driving Permit (PDP)
• 2 years’ experience in data collection, capturing, updating and/or maintaining electronic databases
• Experience working in a donor funded environment
• Experience working with Department of Health information systems such as DHIS and/or Tier.Net will be advantageous
• Computer literate and the use of Microsoft office package (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook)
• Fluency in English and isiZulu languages
• Knowledge on geographical area of KCD
• Clear criminal record
Duties and Responsibilities
• Perform data collection and data capturing activities in the Digital Chest X-Ray container
• Monitoring and evaluation – collect and verify data against source documents to ensure data quality
• Reporting – ensure that basic reports (weekly, monthly and ad-hoc reports are submitted on time)
• Build and maintain good relationships by ensuring that teams and vehicles are safe during community outreach activities (adhere to all road safety and traffic laws)
• Conduct daily vehicle inspections, roadworthy inspections and maintains the vehicle and escalate problems to management
• Maintain daily transportation log and ensure petrol slips are submitted timeously
• Complies with organizational policies regarding vehicles
• Ensure that emergency numbers are listed in the vehicles
• Assist with event logistics and delivery of commodities to facilities within the district
• Filing and administrative duties as required
Skills and Competencies
• Communication skills (written & verbal)
• Decision-making skills
• Customer focus
• Interpersonal ability
• Results driven
• Relationship-building skills
• Supervisory skills
• Initiative and innovation skills

HOW TO APPLY

ONLINE APPLICATION

Policy
We are committed to Employment Equity when recruiting internally and externally. It is company policy to promote from within, wherever possible. We will ensure that we accommodate internal candidates, however, to maintain a competitive advantage and to recruit best talent is also important for the organization.

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