Anova Vacancies – 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:

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

Job Requirements:

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

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: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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