Learnership: Health Promotion Officer X30

Job Title: Learnership: Learnership: Health Promotion Officer X30

Duration: The duration of a Learnership is twelve (12) months

Location: Jabulani Dlab Precinct, 0229 Isikwama Street, Jabulani, Soweto

Closing date: 18th of August 2021

Follow URL Link to apply for the
Learnership:
https://www.witshealthhubb.org/admissions

Learnership Description:

  • The “Wits Health Hubb” (WHH) programme aims to provide meaningful professional work experience, training, and qualification in the healthcare space for formerly unemployed youth; to activate health consciousness and personal wellbeing amongst youth, and to expand community access to healthcare
  • At the end of 12 months, trainees will obtain an NQF, level 3, Health Promotion Officer (HPO) qualification (SAQA ID No: 94597)

Key performance areas

  • Carrying out basic health assessments for households
  • Providing basic health education and referrals for a limited range of services
  • Supporting and assisting in navigating the health and social services system
  • Gathering research data for national and international studies
  • Taking measurements of vital signs in adults and children: temperature, pulse, respiration rate, blood pressure, and anthropometry
  • Provide basic health care assistance and screening services: HIV and mental wellness screening tests and counselling, COVID-19 screening (temperature and screening questions, no administering of swob tests), cholesterol, glucose
  • Provide basic psychosocial support to community members

Minimum requirements for the application

  • Youth: 18 – 30 years old
  • Residing in Soweto
  • Matric
  • Basic Computer Literacy

Additional requirements

  • Not currently in employment, education, or training
  • Learners must be willing to commit for the full duration of the programme
  • Learners must be adequality mobile to execute work within the Community
  • Learners must have adequate visual and hearing capacity to master the envisaged skills
  • Previous experience in health, counselling or community work is advantageous but not a requirement

Should you be interested in applying for this vacancy, please apply on the following link
https://www.witshealthhubb.org/admissions.

Please include the following documentation in your application:

•A detailed CV
•Certified copies of your qualifications or Matric
•Certified copy of your ID

Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Ltd is a wholly owned
subsidiary of the University of the Witwatersrand.

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