CLINICAL RESEARCH WORKER
TWO (2) YEARS FIXED TERM CONTRACT
The Desmond Tutu Health Foundation (DTHF) is a registered non-profit organisation focused on the pursuit of excellence in research, treatment, training and prevention of HIV and related infections in Southern Africa.
We have fantastic job opportunities across our businesses for talented people wanting to realize their full potential. Could that be you?
If so, we invite you to explore the possibility of joining us to play your part in Desmond Tutu Health Foundations exciting future.
The main purpose of this position is to work closely with the clinical / research team to provide clinical administrative support
Minimum Requirements :
Matric / grade 12 Certificate; with a counselling qualification certificate
At least 3 years counselling experience in clinical research
At least 1- 2 years experience in a similar position
Computer literacy with sound knowledge of email, word processing and internet
Knowledge of HIV
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills
Ability to work well under pressure and to maintain effectiveness during changing conditions
A working knowledge of an adolescent friendly clinical environment would be advantageous
Ability to work harmoniously with youth of diverse backgrounds
Administration skills and detail oriented
Must be able to work as a member of a team
Good Clinical Practice (GCP) certificate
Human Subject Protection (HSP) Certificate
Responsibilities : Research Support
Pre-screening / assessing potential study participants.
Conduct informed consent process as per study protocol requirements and obtain participant consent to participate in the study, on behalf of the site principal investigator.
The informed consent process entails answering all study related participant questions / queries and referring to the investigator or designee when applicable.
An in-depth knowledge is required of each study protocol by counsellors, for the participant to receive all relevant information and to make an informed choice regarding study participation.
Refer any queries to line manager.
Provide research protocol-specific counselling.
Provide Pre, Post and Risk Reduction Counselling.
Provide HIV results and associated counselling to participants in a sensitive manner which empowers the participant to cope effectively with the test results.
Provide Social harm Counselling.
Run consent discussion groups as per study protocol.
Conduct Self Quality Control
Complete records as per protocol and site requirements.
Administer study questionnaires as per study protocol requirements.
Informed Consent Form (ICF) photocopying and scanning
Educate clients, families and community on HIV related issues.
Participate during community awareness events and campaigns.
Perform home visits when required.
Assisting Retention Officers and Community teams in retaining participants by conducting adherence events.
Assisting with ensuring that participants are fed and hydrated
Act as translator when necessary.
Translating study documents, back translation, proof reading and translating for the doctors.
Assist with task assigned by the Line Manager.
Values fit : Passion Innovation Progress Integrity Respect Excellence
Submit CV, motivation letter with certified copy of highest qualification and details of three (3) current contactable referees by 26 May 2022.
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Visit the DTHF Career page to view the advert DTHF-C044 and apply :