HTC/Research Counsellor
University of Cape Town
Cape Town, Western Cape
7h ago
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The Desmond Tutu Health Foundation (DTHF) is a registered non-profit organisation focused on the pursuit of excellence in research, treatment and prevention of HIV and related infections in Southern Africa.

We invite applicants to apply for this one (1) year contract post at the Tutu Teen Truck Mobile Clinic, Philippi, Cape Town.

This mobile unit aims to test innovative ways to provide HIV testing and prevention to adolescents in the Cape Metro Area.

Requirements : Grade 12 HIV counselling and finger pricking course 1 year experience of working with adolescents within the health sector Computer literacy with sound knowledge of email, word processing and internet Fluency in English and iXhosa Good verbal and interpersonal communication skills Ability to work well under pressure and to maintain effectiveness during changing conditions Maintain confidentiality Administration skills Must be able to work individually and as a member of a team Client focused Must be detail-orientated Willingness to travel and work irregular hours, including weekends Advantageous Experience in a research-related position Driver’s license GCP certificate Knowledge of HIV Responsibilities : Providing welcoming and supportive environment to adolescent clients regardless of race, gender, or HIV status Provide basic HIV / ARV / PrEP education to participants individually and in groups Accurate and complete questionnaire administration Follow-up telephone calls with study participants Assist with recruiting patients for research studies on the TEEN TRUCK Assist with community surveys.

Assist with filing research forms and patient files. Maintain strict client confidentiality Capturing study data on mobile app Weekly and Monthly progress reports on research participation (recruitment, enrollment and retention) Interested candidates can send their CV To apply, quote Job reference, submit CV, motivation letter with certified copy of highest qualification and details of three (3) current contactable referees to : Attention HR Manager

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