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The Lesbian and Gay Community and Health Centre (the LGBTI Centre) is community-oriented wellbeing and human rights focused services, training and advocacy organisation. They provide direct services, outreach youth and community well-being programmes, support and education primarily to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals and/or communities, Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) and Women Who Have Sex With Women (WSW) in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). We are a drop-in safe space and Key Populations’ Clinic. Lesbian & Gay Community & Health Centre (a project of the KZN Coalition for Gay & Lesbian Equality)

The LGBTI Centre seeks to appoint a Qualified Professional Nurse, and registered with SANC, to be based in Port Shepstone and Richard’s Bay, KwaZulu-Natal.

Opportunity Type: 10 months Contract Opportunity 

Start Date: 1 June 2020 

Requirements:
Must have 3 years+ experience working in Public Health Care facilities.
Travel and overtime may be required from time to time.
Must be contactable after working hours.
May be required to work at sites that are under resourced and operate in highly pressurised environment.
Maintain effective working relationships with staff and management.
Communicate effectively with all external stake holders such as donors, Department of Health (DOH), community and other partner organisations.
Responsibilities:
Their responsibilities will include site coordination,
Clinical management of patients including initiation on ART/PrEP,
Site assessment,
On-site training,
Mentoring
Quality improvement as per NDOH Guidelines.
Establish a baseline needs assessment for allocated area
Plan a tailored approach in conjunction with programme/project manager/project co Ordinator and technical experts taking into consideration the needs and priorities of the area
Develop a project plan and timeline for addressing the identified needs and priorities
Deliver and address issues of quality in health systems including clinical services such as adult HIV treatment and general chronic care, HIV wellness programmes.
Deliver and address issues of quality in health care systems including tuberculosis screening and care, Nurse-initiated and managed ART, PMTCT, Paediatric diagnosis, care and treatment and sexual and reproductive health.
Integrate preventative health services and awareness of social determinants of health.
Review challenges and achievements and institute corrective action
Compile and disseminate reports to relevant stakeholders
Integrate feedback from reports into programme implementation plan and subsequent progress reports.
Participate in regular planning sessions with relevant teams and other stakeholders.
Interested candidates to please submit a brief cv and supporting documents to [email protected], and at least (2) traceable references by 22 May 2020, 14h00.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application – NGO Pulse Portal

For more about Lesbian & Gay Community and Health Centre, refer to www.gaycentre.org.za

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

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