Child and Youth Carework (Community Care Worker) x20

Purpose of job:

  • Facilitate the enrolment and case management of beneficiaries at community and/or facility level. APPLICATION FORM

Roles and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Facilitate the enrolment and case management of beneficiaries at community and/or facility level
  • Facilitate referrals of eligible CLHIV to required services
  • Facilitate referral and linkages for uptake of HTS, ART, SRH, GBV/VAC, VMMC etc.
  • Facilitate evidence-based interventions (only trained facilitators)
  • Facilitate referrals of eligible 9-14 yrs. old to DREAMS or Comprehensive Interventions
  • Facilitate referrals to GBV/VAC cases to Social worker
  • Facilitate evidence-based interventions (only trained facilitators)
  • Support beneficiaries with clinic appointments as necessary, e.g. Plans for treatment pick-ups, fast track consultation on review dates especially for treatment failing patients
  • Complete case management tools and MER documentations
  • Confirm capturing in CBIMS
  • Liaise with Clinical Linkage Officer to enrol ALHIV into Vhutshilo 3 groups
  • Collaborate with DSPs to ensure that all ALHIV consistently attends adherence clubs and Vhutshilo 3 at facilities
  • Roll out Vhutshilo 3 sessions (14) to all ALHIV 14-18 years in the program
  • Complete case management documents for all ALHIV participating in Vhutshilo 3 and submit for capturing
  • Participate in campaigns at facility and community level

Minimum requirements:

  • Grade 12 with tertiary education recommended
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social work Field
  • Auxiliary Social Worker/Nurse Advantage
  • CYCW Qualification Advantage
  • Counselling course
  • minimum of 2-3 years’ relevant experience
  • Facilitation skills and able to work independently
  • Report writing and interpersonal skills
  • Strong administrative and planning skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Driver’s License

Interested persons need to submit a brief CV, along with cover letter and copies of certificates and ID with the reference “Child and Youth Carework” in the subject line and indicate which site (Ugu or KCD)  via email to [email protected] no later than 14/07/2021. Please note that applications received after this date or with missing information will not be considered. Alternatively you may apply directly on our website using the form below.

Only applicants residing in the district/s will be considered. A letter from the WAD Counsellor confirming residence in the area will be required with your application submission.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – should you not hear from us two weeks after closing date, you may consider your application unsuccessful. AFSA reserves the right not to make an appointment and/or to extend the closing date in order to facilitate further searches.

AFSA is an equal opportunity employer. We particularly encourage applications from people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA), people living with disabilities, women and previously disadvantaged people.

Please share this to

Leave a Comment

error: Content is protected !!