A Field Worker x 8 (9 Months FTC) vacancy is available at our client, Wits Health Consortium's Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU) in uMgungundlovu - Kwazulu Natal. Background
The Perinatal HIV Research Unit (PHRU) was established in 1996. The Perinatal HIV Research Unit has been involved in research, training, policy formation and advocacy in issues concerning HIV-positive women and their children.In recent years the work of the unit has expanded beyond the original focus of mother-to-child transmission of HIV, to include treatment trials in adults and children, prevention research, psychosocial research and policy development. In addition the Unit has developed an HIV vaccine clinical trials unit (HVCTU) and started with HIV Vaccine Trials back in 2001.The unit is recognised nationally and internationally as a leader in the field of research and policy in the area of mother-to-child transmission of HIV. It has also developed a reputation as a leading African research unit for clinical trials in adult and children with HIV, with one of the largest cohort.
Main purpose of the job
To recruit eligible and willing participants for a Tuberculosis (TB) study, conduct interviews, facilitate the Informed Consent process and conduct follow up visits
uMgungundlovu, Kwazulu Natal
Key performance areas
Follow through on the enrolment process from screening and obtaining Informed Consent
Recruit, enroll and follow up on participants in the study
Conduct all study related activities such as sputum collection from eligible participants
Abstract data to complete all documents related to study
Collect and administer all questionnaires accurately to inform the study
Required minimum education and training
Required minimum work experience
Basic research experience
Experience working as a field worker
Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities
Computer literate – competent in MS Office
A dynamic and compatible personality able to deal with customers at all levels
Excellent organizational and administrative skills
Ability to work independently and adapt fast
High level of customer centricity and maintenance of confidentiality
Only if you do meet the minimum job requirements and experience as mentioned above, you may submit a detailed updated CV - Please Apply Online
Please take note that the applicants who do not adhere to the above criteria will not be considered for the respective position.
The closing date for all applications is 14 January 2020.
Wits Health Consortium will only respond to shortlisted candidates.
Candidates who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date can consider their applications to be unsuccessful.
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.
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AJ Personnel does not have any salary or other information regarding the position.
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