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Purpose of the Role:

The Fieldworker/Recruiter will be responsible for recruiting and enrolling potential research study participants for the Fractures in Sub-Saharan Africa: Epidemiology, economic impact and ethnography study (FRACTURES E3). This is a collaboration between the Wellcome Trust Grant and the University of KwaZulu-Natal, which aims to enroll 1008 participants in Vulindlela, Pietermaritzburg using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) mapping.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implement sound housekeeping procedures and work effectively with others as a member of a team to ensure a safe working environment
  • Ensure safe keeping of all electronic devices at all times
  • Observe and follow all safety protocols including Covid-19-related protocols
  • Recruit and enroll potential research study participants, with preference given to residents of Vulindlela
  • Take informed consent from participants
  • Operate online software on a tablet device

Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12/Matric certificate
  • 1-year prior experience in enrolling participants in health research studies
  • Experience in taking informed consent
  • Ability to operate online software on a tablet device
  • Own transport
  • Prior training in Good Clinical Practice (GCP)

Essential Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent in English and Zulu
  • Good time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills