Wednesday , February 28 2024

Anova Careers – Community Mobiliser

Website Anova Health Institute

Job Description:

The index case identifiers will be responsible to identify all the index clients and also the key populations to focus on. Responsibilities include screening potential clients after being identified, then arranging that they move to the next part of the vaccination process. The aim of the identifiers is to ensure that the facilities reach the right people and link them to centres and vaccination teams.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Local traditional health practitioners to arrange testing for their clients
  • Support the Community index testing by provision of compiled lists of the newly diagnosed clients
  • Conduct the screening of all the index possible clients in the community and facility
  • Compile a list and make appointments for the testing to be done either facility or home
  • Work with the Extended hours counsellors to test and index clients
  • Ensure that all clients tested positive are tracked and reported on, and monitored for vaccination post infection
  • Conduct the community and facility health talks to the identified Index clients
  • Liaise with the Community base testing partner to offer testing to the identified individuals or families
  • Accurately report all activities performed to line manager
  • Follow up on clients who have not been vaccinated and who have not received their 2nd dose where required
  • Advocate for index testing in the supported facilities and conduct direct service delivery of index.
  • Assist the facility lay counsellors in completing the index registers
  • Establish relation with the possible / potential clients / families to be tested

Job Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills are required
  • Shown affiliation and passion with community-based activities
  • Must be organized and be committed to deadlines
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to speak 2 or more local languages is highly advantageous
  • Good negotiation and persuasion skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • Grade 12
  • At least 2 years of experience working with COVID response projects

Job Details:

Company: Anova Health Institute

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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