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Isibani Development Partners is a South African-registered NGO, launched in 2011 to become a leading local technical assistance provider, systems strengthening and grants manager for health and social service in Southern Africa. Our programs focus is on HIV, TB, Non-Communicable diseases and Capacity development for community-based organization and government departments.

We are seeking suitably qualified candidates for the following position:

(2) x Social Workers (Ekurhuleni & Johannesburg Districts) Employment type:contract
Duration: 9 Months

Job Overview:

The incumbent will be responsible for rendering Mental health and psychosocial support services to patients and workers on management and prevention of TB and COVID-19.  He/she will be part of the multisectoral case management team at supported facilities/sites.

Key Performance Areas Include:
Ensuring that patients with COVID-19 receive the necessary support
Conducting psychosocial Assessments of patients, clinical and non-clinical health care workers during the COVID-19 pandemic
Providing psycho-social support, including supportive debriefing and counselling to patients and workers (clinical and non-clinical
Trauma debriefing (including bereavement counselling)
Facilitating Trainings on COVID-19, TB and psychosocial support
Assisting in educating patients and their families on COVID-19 and TB prevention and management as well as on infection prevention measures.
Linking patients to external service providers when necessary (e.g. quarantine sites, Department of Social Development)
Liaising with community networks and partners
Compilation of reports
Minimum Requirements
A 4-year Bachelor’s degree in Social Work
Proof of registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professionals (SACSSP).
A minimum of 3 years’ experience in the public health sector/clinical social work service delivery.
Experience of working in the TB/HIV sector will be an added advantage
Experience in working directly with persons who have chronic health conditions.
Proven experience in all primary social work methods.
Experience of working in high-risk communities
Fluency in English and at least one local languages.
Preparedness to work after hours and weekends occasionally.
Good interpersonal skills.
Excellent report writing skills
Computer literacy.
A Driver’s License is a necessity.
Suitable candidates to send applications at: [email protected]

Please Note: All applicants must indicate the position they are applying for in the subject line.

Kindly note only shortlisted candidates will be notified

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