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Social Worker Vacancy – TB HIV Care (THC)

Job Summary:
TB HIV Care (THC), in existence since 1929, is an internationally recognized non-profit organization.
TB HIV Care provides health care services throughout South Africa to both the general population and communities at increased risk for HIV and TB, including adolescent girls and young women, sex workers and people who use drugs. TB HIV Care provides a stimulating work environment and the opportunity to work with leaders in the field of HIV and TB prevention and care. Our work culture is adapted to the constantly-evolving South African health care environment and will suit solution-driven team players interested in opportunities for career development while working to connect people with care. To provide psychosocial and counselling services to SW clients by proving professional and holistic social work services. To lead the psychosocial team in ensuring ART adherence and PrEP retention.

Department: Counselling & Testing
Location – Clinic or Facility: Witbank Office

Requirements:
– Bachelor of Arts in social work or Bachelor of social science
– Knowledge of sex work environment
– Minimum of two years’ work experience as a Social Worker
– Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP)
– Fluent in English or any other South African Languages
– Valid Code 08 driver’s license
– Computer literate in Microsoft office

Duties and Responsibilities:
– Supervision
– Psychosocial support
– Home visits
– Facilitation of monthly adherence clubs and support groups
– Community engagement
– Feedback
– Record keeping
– Building relations
– Team meetings
– Skills and Competencies
– Excellent communication interpersonal skills
– Empathy and understanding
– Ability to liaise at all levels and to work in a multi-disciplinary team
– Proficient in report writing
– Sound networks with related institutions
– Knowledge of TB and HIV/AIDS

Closing Date: 26 July 2021
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