Community Coordinator - Ref No: IM/00002/20

Johannesburg Office – Fixed term contract
APACE Plus: Community Project

We are looking for Project Coordinator to facilitate and implement the ward-based primary health care community outreach testing (WBPHCOTs) projects and ensure full implementation of the 90-90-90 activities.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Facilitate programme buy-in and support at sub-District and facility level.
  • Conduct mapping of WBPHCOTs and referral systems to inform programme planning and community testing activities.
  • Facilitate weekly and monthly planning with sub district WBPHCOTs operational manager for programme planning and feedback.
  • Facilitate defaulter tracing by WBPHCOTs at community level.
  • Facilitate integration of WBPHCOTs at facility level.
  • Support community testing by working with HTS team and WBPHCOTs.
  • Ensure that community health workers and team leaders are trained on WBPHCOTs.
  • Provide on-going mentoring and support to WBPHCOTs operational managers and team leaders.
  • Coordinate and communicate with NGOs, other developmental partners and DoH at the sub-District working on community health systems strengthening (HSS) activities.
  • Compile monthly reports on monthly programme activities and work plan targets and report to project manager.
  • Attend stakeholder and sub-District management meetings and report on programme activities.
  • Facilitate together with operational manager and team leader ad-hoc audits on CHWs data collection tools and reporting tools and support development of quality improvement plans.
  • Track 90-90-90 project activities and report on monthly outputs.
  • Monitor data flow on defaulter tracing at facility and report on progress/successes and challenges.
  • Strengthen reporting and support the implementing of data collection activities for routine project monitoring reporting.

Essential qualifications and experience

  • Nursing qualification or a degree in Social Science.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in working at a clinic (PHC or CHC).
  • Knowledge and experience in primary healthcare re-engineering.
  • Strong interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to work proactively and collaboratively with people at all levels in the organisation.
  • Ability to travel within Johannesburg health district.
  • Excellent communication and report writing skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office.
  • Post graduate degree, such as an Honours or Master’s in Public Health, would be an added advantage.

Submit your CV and application letter to Itumeleng Maupa at recruitment_bulk@anovahealth.co.za

Please specify the above reference number on the subject line for a quicker response.

Closing date: 20 October 2020

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