Anova Is Hiring: Counsellor Driver – Gauteng, South Africa

Job Description

Anova is an NGO that empowers people and changes lives. Good health and quality of life are what motivates us to provide healthcare solutions and support for those who need it most.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a reliable and courteous driving of the mobile unit with safety being the top priory. The incumbent will also mobilise and provide HIV counselling and testing service to clients in the community as well as linkage to care.

Key duties and responsibilities:

Accurate completion of paperwork, logbooks, inspection sheets and petrol slips.
Compliance with traffic regulations.
Report identified vehicle problems timely.
Screen all clients for HIV, TB and STI.
Provide HIV counselling and testing focusing on 90/90/90 strategy.
Link all HIV reactive clients to care.
Conduct health talks daily to all clients that are in the waiting area.
Ensure compliance of quality assurance procedure.
Conduct IQC (Independent Quality Control) weekly.
Daily checklist of testing resources.
Ensure all clients sign a consent form before testing.
Weekly submission of activity reports to the team leader (number of people tested, linkage to care, condom distribution).
Essential qualifications, skills and experience:

Grade 12.
Code 10 drivers’ licence and PrDP – Professional Drivers Permit.
At least 2 years’ experience as a counsellor driver.
Trained in basic HAST, HIV counselling, adherence counselling.
Knowledge of DoH, HTS guidelines and protocol.
Experience working as an HTS counsellor.
Must be able to work independently and in a team.
Good oral and written communication skills.
Strong organisational skills, including task and time management, ability to multitask, establish priorities and meet deadline, and work without supervision.
Closing date: 12 April 2023

In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.

Preference will be given to persons with disabilities.

Anova Health Institute is a provider of essential health services and therefore has a mandatory vaccination policy. Should your application be successful, you will be required to submit your proof of vaccination before commencing employment in the role.

Applicants who have not been contacted within 4 weeks of submitting their application should assume that they have not been successful.

Unsolicited CVs from agencies will not be paid agency fees should their candidate be placed at Anova.

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