Campus Health and Wellness Coordinators

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Higher Education and Training Health Wellness and Development Centre is an implementing agency of the Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) in respect of health, wellness and development of students and staff at 26 public universities and 50 technical and vocational education and training (TVET) colleges, with some 400 campuses across the country. The organisation is a national force for youth development, inspiring and enabling students to safeguard their health and wellbeing and pursue opportunities for personal growth and social responsibility.

The Higher Education and Training Health, Wellness and Development Centre, (Higher Health) seeks to fill the following 2 positions to be located in Gauteng – City of Johannesburg and North West – Bonjanala District:                                                                                              

CAMPUS HEALTH & WELLNESS COORDINATORS

The Campus Health and Wellness Coordinators will work at campus and institutional level and is responsible for managing and coordinating Peer Mentors, Educators and Mobilizers at assigned Universities and TVET campuses. The incumbent will be responsible for rollout of projects and programmes related to student health, wellness and development at assigned Campuses.

Key responsibilities for this exciting and challenging senior position include:
Recruiting of Peer Mentors at every campus level and coordinating, facilitating & training of Peer Mentors at District & Sub-District Institutional level
Managing & monitoring of peer mentor contracts and deliverables
Conducting pre and post-test counselling on HIV/TB and STI’s
Implementing biometric systems and compiling risk profiles as per the indicators and targets
Participating, Marketing, Advocating & Lobbying of services through the peer mentor dialogues
Data collection as per biometric system and risk profiling
Weekly Data collection from peer mentors and from partners and submission to M & E officers
Partner mapping for onsite services that includes ARVs, PrEP, Contraception, MMC, Psychosocial support for GBV & mental health
Linkage to off-site services for treatment, care and support
Scheduling and implementing monthly FTF pre and post activations with Campus Managers and Student Support and Institutional management at every campus to encourage mass peer to peer testing and screening for HIV/TB/STI, non-communicable, SRHR, along with knowledge generation through partners on SRHR, GBV, Mental illness among others
Implementing of Higher Education and Training Health Wellness & Development Centre Institutional social media as per Higher Education and Training Health Wellness & Development Centre communication and social media plan & protocol
General Facilities Administration of Institutional offices
The Campus Health and Wellness Coordinators must possess and be able to demonstrate:
A post-matric qualification in business administration or related field
Strong coordination and people management skills
Ability to conduct pre and post-test counselling on HIV/TB and STIs at lay counsellor level
Experience in biometrics and risk profiling
Experience in data collection and analysis
Computer literacy including Excel, PowerPoint and Word
Advocacy and lobbying skills
Strong communication, analytical and problem-solving skills
Strong stakeholder engagement and networking skills
Good administrative skills
Excellent multi-tasking, time and stress management skills
View the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za and email your application by Monday, 13th April 2020 to [email protected]

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