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

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

Closing date: 20 October 2020

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