Nurse:Gauteng Province

WHO IS HIVSA?

HIVSA is a not-for-profit company established in 2002 and is a strategic partner of the Provincial Departments of Health and Social Development. We innovatively transform and empower individuals, community workers and organisations by developing their capacities to effectively respond to the socio-economic and health challenges that burden communities.

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

The Nurse is responsible for the integration (creating linkages) of community and clinical service delivery with a focus on improving results towards “95-95-95” cascade. C/ALHIV case finding, recruitment and enrolment is his/her responsibility, which include retention, monitoring, tracking, verifying, and validating all C/ALHIV. He/she is also tasks to ensure the program meets the PrEP and HTS targets.

Minimum Requirements:

Education:

  • Degree in Nursing or equivalent qualification (covering Maternal Health, Child, and Community Health); Registration with Nursing council of South Africa. Facilitation skills; NIRMART would be advantageous.

Experience:

  • Post qualification experience in a primary health care or a community setting.
  • Sound knowledge of HIV and Antiretroviral education
  • Sound knowledge of PrEP activities.
  • Good report writing skills.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Sound decision making and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and within a team setting.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and excellent patterns of communication
  • Strong supervision and mentorship skills
  • Sound understanding and support of Monitoring and Evaluation requirements and reporting.
  • Must have a valid driver’s licence and be an active driver.
  • You might be required to work on weekends/after-hours should a need arise.

Key Performance Areas:

  • Financial– CBO Financial and Resource Monitoring
  • Stakeholder engagement/management: Building and maintaining relationships with external stakeholders.
  • Products and Services –
    • Capacity building of sub-partners on all health and clinic related guidelines and services.
    • C/ALHIV enrolment, service delivery, adherence support and retention.
    • Quality service delivery of PrEP and HTS.
    • Documentation, Reporting, and recordkeeping.
    • Data Quality Management
  • Internal Organisational Processes – Compliance with HIVSA processes and systems
  • People - Internal interpersonal relationships aligned to HIVSA values

HOW TO APPLY:

  • Candidates that meet the requirements and are interested in the position should send motivation letter and CV with three contactable referees to:The HR Manager, HIVSA, e-mail: hr@hivsa.com. Use Ref Nr: REF:GP-PRGM002 in subject line .
  • Closing date for applications: 1st April 2024 (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.)
  • Compliance: 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.
  • EE: We embrace employment equity and are committed to the achievement of fair and equal representation of our workforce. Preference will be given to internal applicants and candidates from previously disadvantaged backgrounds.

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