HPCA: Data Capturer


Hospice Palliative Care Association of South Africa (HPCA) is a national organisation operating in all nine provinces in South Africa with 134 members and affiliated hospices countrywide.

HPCA seeks to appoint a Data Capturer to be based in King Cetshwayo, KwaZulu-Natal.

The purpose of position is to accurately and efficiently capture data required by the APACE project.

Data Capturing

  • Prepare APACE source documents by compiling and sorting information according to specific instructions provided by the MERO
  • Verify accuracy of data from designated APACE sources before entering it into the system Locate and correct any visible data errors by confirming its integrity with MERO
  • Combine and rearrange data from APACE source documents and transcribe given information into electronic formats
  • Check all completed work for accuracy and change any field that requires editing
  • Provide data management assistance to APACE programmes
  • Capture data at allocated APACE partner sites
  • Exercise and maintain data management by following applicable policies and procedures


  • Identify, label and organise electronic storage media and ensure that both security and confidentiality is maintained
  • Ensure reports are done timeously, accurate and reliably
  • Implement a data base backup system


  • Matric
  • Proficiency at advanced level MS Excel and intermediary Microsoft Word
  • Two to three years’ data capturing experience
  • Must have own reliable transportation
  • Technical/Professional knowledge, skills and expertise
  • Communication Skills
  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Detail orientation
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork
  • Flexibility
  • Assertiveness
  • Compassion

To apply, submit a detailed CV, covering letter and names of three contactable references including email contact to [email protected]

For more about HPCA, refer to www.hpca.co.za