Driver
Tower Group
Richards bay, South Africa
2h ago

TB HIV Care (THC), in existence since 1929, is an internationally recognised non-profit organisation. We provide 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 :

Transporting the outreach teams, commodities and equipment to and from different locations and other duties related to being a driver, including vehicle maintenance, observing all road safety and traffic laws, etc.

Minimum requirements :

  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Demonstrate sensitivity in working with vulnerable or hard to reach populations
  • Minimum two years’ driving experience
  • Valid code 10 driver’s licence with a professional driving permit (PDP)
  • Ability to communicate in English and another South African language
  • Intermediate level computer literacy (Excel)
  • Key performance areas :

  • Ensures that all safety precautions are adhered to
  • Inspects the vehicle and reports defects to the relevant manager
  • Maintains a daily transportation log and ensures petrol slips are submitted on a weekly basis
  • Complies with relevant legislation and the organisation’s policies and procedures regarding vehicle maintenance
  • Ensures that during outreach activities the staff and vehicle are secure
  • Maintains client confidentiality and supports community outreach activities
  • When required and instructed, undertakes activities promoting HIV prevention
  • Conducts mapping and site profiling
  • Documents findings and submits mapping tool to data capturer
  • Ensures the latest emergency numbers are listed in the vehicle
  • Complies with the standard operating procedures (SOPs) and policies for vehicles
  • Picks up and delivers commodities as required and instructed, including delivery of waste, depositing lab samples and picking up condoms from the Department of Health
  • Moves heavy duty items when required and instructed
  • Knowledge, skills and competencies :

  • Experience in HIV / AIDS prevention and care and support programming an advantage
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good communication skills
  • Organisational and planning skills
  • Demonstrates a strong professional attitude and behaviour at all times
  • Experience in sex work programming is beneficial
  • Non-judgmental, trustworthy and empathetic personality
  • High level of numeracy with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships with stakeholders
  • Good problem-solving ability
  • Very good reasoning ability
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