POST 31/334 : HEALTH PROMOTER REF NO: TDHS/A/2022/56
Directorate: Health Promotion
SALARY : R147 459 per annum (Level 04)
CENTRE : Tshwane District Health Services (Eersterust Clinic)
REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12. Community work experience. The candidate should be an excellent communicator and public speaker. Should be able to speak the local language and understand the cultural practices of the Eersterust community EB Drivers Licence. Other Skills: Project management, Personal skills, communication skills.
DUTIES : Compile a community profile of the catchment population of the facility Implement provincial, district and sub-district health promotion strategies/campaigns at facility level in ways suited to local conditions and including awareness campaigns Health Promoters will be implementing Health Promotion interventions at health facilities, where they are based, on Mondays and Tuesdays. The exception will be, in the event of a campaign or project.
Health Promoters will submit weekly plans to the facility manager and the Chief Community Liaison Officer, at the start of each week. Participate in National, Provincial and District projects and campaigns outside of the facility, from time to time as required by the Department Implement health promotion activities for programme specific campaigns in accordance with the health calendar and in accordance with the identified health needs Provide health education sessions to individuals and groups on healthy lifestyles components at Clinic’s, Schools and in the Neighborhoods Manage and use audio and visuals aids and IEC materials for health education Provide IEC material to clients Do practical demonstrations when conducting health education Keep records on e.g. health education registers, attendance registers, agendas, minutes, etc.
Conduct community dialogues on healthy lifestyles components Establish Health Promoting Schools Implement Integrated Management of Childhood Illness, community component (IMCI cc) activities to child minders and Traditional healers Educate, monitor and support child minders on child safety and implement Healthy Environments for Children’s Alliance( HECA) Establish Health Promoting Schools Establish alliance with NGO’s, CBO’s, FBO’s, forums etc.
ENQUIRIES : Medupi Masubelele Tel No: 012 451 9047
APPLICATIONS : Applications must be submitted to Tshwane District Health Services, 3319 Fedsure Forum Building, Cnr Lilian Ngoyi and Pretorius Street, Pretoria 0001, Application Box, First Floor Reception. No faxed applications will be considered.
NOTE : Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents when applying but submit fully completed new Z83 form and detailed Curriculum Vitae. Only shortlisted candidates for the post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following Communication from HR. If you have not been contacted within three months. After the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit proof of Criminal Verification obtainable from the South African Police Service at their own cost. The recommended candidate/s may be subject to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity; therefore, all the appointments will be made in accordance with the Employment Equity target of the department. No applications will be considered after the closing date.
CLOSING DATE : 02 September 2022