Young Doctor APPLICATION DEADLINE: 09 FEBRUARY 2024
#Keready’s mission is to provide accessible and affordable mobile health services to the youth in South Africa whilst running a movement that speaks frankly about health issues facing young people. Mobile outreach services proved effective during Covid-19 with over a million people reached with vaccinations in informal settlements and rural areas. The Keready campaign was likewise effective in encouraging many young people to get vaccinated. By providing 46 mobile health clinics for outreach, this model will now be used to reach other young people and extend the package of primary health services available to them.

This project is made possible through a grant to the Department of Health from the Federal Republic of Germany. DGMT, a South African foundation, is the project implementer, working with the provincial departments of Health in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape and Eastern Cape.

DGMT would like to recruit individuals who are passionate about extending health care to underserved communities, focused on young people.

1x Young Doctor: Eastern Cape

DGMT is looking to appoint a young doctor (<35-years and ex-community service) who is willing to engage with other young people on social media, radio, at schools and in communities, wherever young people are – young people want to hear about health issues from young doctors. There are ten young doctors in Keready who make up the team. We wish to appoint a young doctor to be contracted from now until September 2024. They will lead the work of the Keready Communicators and Mobilisers and support the implementation of the project and activities aimed at driving demand for the efficient and effective execution of the mobile outreach services. The role requires a doctor who is also a strong communicator and has a good understanding of the needs in the community and a passion for working with young people and marginalised communities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Young Medical Doctor and ex-community service (<35 years of age)
  • Current HPCSA registration
  • Multilingual and a strong communicator
  • Lives in the province, preferably the district, serviced by the mobile units
  • Valid driver’s license

Prior experience working on public health campaigns, including social behavior change communication (SBCC) and risk communication and community engagement (RCCE), and Covid-19 vaccine demand creation would be an advantage.

Responsibilities:

  • Supports strategic planning and implementation to increase demand for integrated health services.
  • Collaborates closely with the Keready communicator and professional nurse to ensure that the communication plan is being implemented.
  • Champion the Keready campaign and brand at provincial and district level.
  • Establish and nurture partnerships with traditional (radio, print and TV) and social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram)
  • Provide media interviews that promote consistent clinical messaging and highlight the availability of the mobile clinic services.
  • Work with the Keready campaign team to identify and respond to community needs and develop a local flavor to health promotion.
  • Coordinates and oversees the activities of the communicators and mobilisers.
  • Actively supports outreach activities, community events, school interventions and tertiary engagements aimed at driving demand.
  • Respond to health-related queries via the Keready WhatsApp and other social media platforms.
  • Produce regular health messaging and education content for social media spaces such as Twitter and podcasts.
  • Support the mobile unit in service site planning and coordination to optimize impact.
  • Collaborates with all members of the mobile unit to maintain the prescribed standards of care and the integrity of the Keready brand at all levels of community engagement.
  • Support outreach events through scheduled and unscheduled visits.
  • Contribute to the development of an induction package for the Keready Communicator and Mobilisers and conduct clinical training for new Keready team.
  • Weekly reporting complying to M&E unit guidelines.
  • Use data to identify service delivery gaps and pressure points and provide recommendations.
  • Adopt flexible working hours (weekend and out of hours) that compliment demand creation and specific community needs.
  • When required provide on-demand and emergency medical duties at Keready service sites.

Self-management and performance ownership:

  • Accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistent and accurately maintained.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your own career development by participating in ongoing training and development.
  • Quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

Additional: The incumbent needs to be willing to support beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

 

Please be advised:

  • This is full time fixed contract until 30 September 2024
  • The doctor will be based both in the provincial office and the mobile health unit during the working week.
  • Preference will be given to local qualified and suitably experienced candidates.

Professional Nurses GAUTENG - APPLICATION DEADLINE: 12 FEBRUARY 2023
Position: 3x Professional Nurses-Gauteng

The PN’s will work together with the Provincial Lead and provide oversight and coordination of the Mobile Unit of the team in their district which support integrated Covid-19 Vaccination Outreach Services in the Province.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree/Diploma in General Nursing
  • Dispensing Certificate/ License
  • Certified COVID 19 vaccinator and EVDS experience
  • NIMART certificate
  • Current registration with SANC as General Nurse
  • At least 3 years experience as a Professional Nurse
  • Ability to communicate in English is required and any other additional language is preferable

The following additional qualifications will be considered advantageous:

  • Primary Healthcare including:
    • Adult Primary care (APC)
    • Integrated Management of Childhood illnesses (IMICI)
    • Expanded Program on Immunisation (EPI)
    • Adolescent and youth friendly Services (AYFS)
    • Integrated School Health Program (ISHP)
    • HIV management and care
  • Previous experience supervising a team

Prior experience working on public health campaigns, including social behavior change communication (SBCC) and risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) and Covid-19 vaccine demand creation would be an advantage.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all mobile health unit related services
  • Plan the mobile unit site location to optimise the demand for services
  • Take full responsibility for all administration tasks on the mobile unit. This includes: asset reconciliation, site planning, M&E, logistics and routine HR related matters
  • Provide full support the provincial office-based administrator when not allocated to an active mobile unit on outreach
  • Support community engagement and demand generation for services
  • Provide a high standard of clinical care and treatment and client experience
  • Implement staff management and develop staff capacity
  • Manage programme implementation and exercise continuous Quality Improvement (QI)

Effective self-management and performance ownership:

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately maintained.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your own career development by participating in ongoing training and development.
  • Quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

Additional: The incumbent must be willing to support project related activities beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

Please be advised:

  • This is a full-time fixed contract until 30 September 2024.
  • The PNs will be based in a mobile clinic and rove around the community within the district. Must be willing to work in the community.
  • Preference will be given to qualified and suitably experienced candidates from the area.

Professional Nurse Eastern Cape - APPLICATION DEADLINE: 12 FEBRUARY 2024
Position: 1x Professional Nurse, Nelson Mandela, New Brighton

The Professional nurse (PN) will work together with the Provincial Lead and provide oversight and coordination of the Mobile Unit of the team in their district which support integrated Covid-19 Vaccination Outreach Services in the Province.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree/Diploma in General Nursing
  • Dispensing Certificate/ License
  • Certified COVID 19 vaccinator and EVDS experience
  • NIMART certificate
  • Current registration with SANC as General Nurse
  • At least 3 years experience as a Professional Nurse
  • Ability to communicate in English is required and any other additional language is preferable

The following additional qualifications will be considered advantageous:

  • Primary Healthcare including:
    • Adult Primary care (APC)
    • Integrated Management of Childhood illnesses (IMICI)
    • Expanded Program on Immunisation (EPI)
    • Adolescent and youth friendly Services (AYFS)
    • Integrated School Health Program (ISHP)
    • HIV management and care
    • STI Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Previous experience supervising a team
  • Prior experience working on public health campaigns, including SBCC and RCCE, and Covid-19 vaccine demand creation would be an advantage.

Responsibilities:

  • Mobile Unit Co-ordination and Oversight
  • Mobile Clinic Site planning – timeously provide the Weekly Site Plan and the daily statistics to the Provincial Lead
  • Clinical care and treatment
  • Client experience
  • Community engagement and demand generation
  • Staff management and capacity development
  • Programme implementation and Quality improvement (QI)

Self-management and performance ownership

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Ensure that personal quality assurance and productivity standards are consistent and accurate.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your career development through relevant and current training and development.
  • A quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

Additional: The incumbent must be willing to support project related activities beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

Please be advised:

  • This is a full-time fixed contract until 30 September 2024.
  • The Professional Nurse will be based in New Brighton and rove around the communities. Must be willing to work in the community.
  • Preference will be given to qualified and suitably experienced candidates from the area.

Professional Nurse KZN, Uthukela - APPLICATION DEADLINE: 12 FEBRUARY 2024
Position: 1x Professional Nurse, KZN, Uthukela

The Professional nurse (PN) will work together with the Provincial Lead and provide oversight and coordination of the Mobile Unit of the team in their district which support integrated Covid-19 Vaccination Outreach Services in the Province.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree/Diploma in General Nursing
  • Dispensing Certificate/ License
  • Certified COVID 19 vaccinator and EVDS experience
  • NIMART certificate
  • Current registration with SANC as General Nurse
  • At least 3 years experience as a Professional Nurse
  • Ability to communicate in English is required and any other additional language is preferable

The following additional qualifications will be considered advantageous:

  • Primary Healthcare including:
    • Adult Primary care (APC)
    • Integrated Management of Childhood illnesses (IMICI)
    • Expanded Program on Immunisation (EPI)
    • Adolescent and youth friendly Services (AYFS)
    • Integrated School Health Program (ISHP)
    • HIV management and care
    • STI Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Previous experience supervising a team
  • Prior experience working on public health campaigns, including SBCC and RCCE, and Covid-19 vaccine demand creation would be an advantage.

Responsibilities:

  • Mobile Unit Co-ordination and Oversight
  • Mobile Clinic Site planning – timeously provide the Weekly Site Plan and the daily statistics to the Provincial Lead
  • Clinical care and treatment
  • Client experience
  • Community engagement and demand generation
  • Staff management and capacity development
  • Programme implementation and Quality improvement (QI)

Self-management and performance ownership

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Ensure that personal quality assurance and productivity standards are consistent and accurate.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your career development through relevant and current training and development.
  • A quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

Additional: The incumbent must be willing to support project related activities beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

Please be advised:

  • This is a full-time fixed contract until 30 September 2024.
  • The Professional Nurse will be based in New Brighton and rove around the communities. Must be willing to work in the community.
  • Preference will be given to qualified and suitably experienced candidates from the area.

Provincial Professional Nurse Coordinator - APPLICATION DEADLINE: 18 NOVEMBER 2023
The #Keready campaign proved effective in encouraging many young people to get vaccinated and has evolved into a movement that seeks to enhance healthcare-seeking behaviour among young people and improve access to health services. #Keready now offers integrated health services taken directly to young people in informal settlement and rural areas, via 46 mobile health clinics.

This is made possible through a grant to the Department of Health from the Federal Republic of Germany. DGMT, a South African foundation, is the project implementer, working with the provincial departments of Health in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape and Eastern Cape.

DGMT would like to recruit individuals who are passionate about extending health care to underserved communities, focused on young people.

We are currently recruiting for the below vacancies:

1x Provincial PN Coordinator in KwaZulu-Natal and:

1x Provincial PN Coordinator in Gauteng

The successful incumbents will be responsible for management and oversight of all Province based mobile health clinics by ensuring efficient functioning of the mobile health clinic; daily, weekly and monthly planning of operations; ensuring quality of service delivery, in line with relevant guidelines and policies; and support planning through regular scheduled community visits.

Minimum Requirements

  • Qualified professional nurse with at least five years’ experience
  • Qualification in Primary healthcare (PHC)
  • Dispensing certificate
  • NIMART trained and/or mentor within the last two years (valid certificate)
  • Clean drivers’ licence
  • Own roadworthy vehicle (essential and non-negotiable)
  • Data verification and or auditing experience
  • Previous experience supervising mobile unit outreach services
  • EPI vaccination training (incl. C-19) an advantage
  • Family Planning
  • Growth and Development
  • Previous management experience as Salary level 12 as a minimum public health/primary care
  • NGO experience
  • BLS trained advantageous
  • Management role within Department of Health is advantageous (e.g. Operational manager, matron, management at sub-district/district management)

Responsibilities:

  • Mobile Unit Co-ordination and oversight
  • Mobile clinic site planning
  • Clinical care and treatment
  • Client experience
  • Community engagement and demand generation
  • Staff management and capacity development
  • Programme implementation and quality improvement (QI)

Self-management and performance ownership

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Ensure that personal quality assurance and productivity standards are consistent and accurate.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your career development through relevant and current training and development.
  • A quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

Additional: The successful incumbents must be willing to support project related activities beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

Please be advised:

  • These are full-time fixed contracts until 30 September 2024.
  • These roles will be respectively based in Gauteng (Johannesburg) and KwaZulu-Natal (Hillcrest) offices.
  • Must be willing to work travel to the respective provinces when required.
  • Preference will be given to local qualified and suitably experienced candidates.

Communications Administrator (Johannesburg) APPLICATION DEADLINE: 10 Oct 2023
Over a million people were vaccinated against Covid-19 through mobile outreach services in informal settlements and rural areas. The Keready campaign proved effective in encouraging many young people to get vaccinated. By providing 37 new outreach vehicles, this model will now be used to reach other young people who have not yet been vaccinated and to extend the package of primary health services available to them.

This is made possible through a grant to the Department of Health from the Federal Republic of Germany. DGMT, a South African foundation, is the project implementer, working with the provincial departments of Health in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Western Cape and Eastern Cape.

DGMT would like to recruit individuals who are passionate about extending health care to underserved communities, focused on young people.

Position: Communications Administrator (Johannesburg)

Based in the national office in Johannesburg, the Communications Administrator will support the Communications Project Manager and provide full administration support for all communications activities, in support of our operations nationally.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree/Diploma in Communications or Administration
  • At least three years administration experience
  • Ability to communicate in English is required and any other additional language is preferable
  • Organised with good interpersonal skills
  • High attention to detail and ability to work independently
  • Professional and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Computer literacy in MS Office packages

Additional qualification will be an added advantage:

  • Previous NGO experience an added advantage

Responsibilities:

  • Liaison with all stakeholders including community radio stations, media suppliers, suppliers and other contractors including day-to-day interactions, invoicing and payments, scheduling, filing, and recording.
  • Management of databases and communications folders and collateral
  • Coordination of activities of communications team – including scheduling of meetings, minute taking, follow up on action items.
  • Plan and support all communications related events.
  • Day-to-day administration support to the Communications Lead.
  • Act as the first point of contact for comms related queries.
  • Prepare reports and presentations as needed for the Communications Lead to be able to report on activities to stakeholders.
  • Oversee the production of the monthly newsletter with HR.
  • Help orientate and induct new team members on Keready communications.
  • Host meetings and record action items with clear deliverables.
  • Uphold the Keready brand in all communications.
  • Administer the communications folder on SharePoint and prompt team members to upload documentation.
  • File and label photos from Keready WhatsApp groups
  • Liaise with the monitoring and evaluation manager on communications data collection.
  • Assist with the collation of communications indicators.
  • Provide administrative support to the project’s Communications team and the Keready Demand Lead as required.

Effective self-management and performance ownership

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to
  • Drive your own career development by participating in ongoing training and
  • Quarterly performance evaluation will be

Additional: The incumbent needs to be willing to support beyond the responsibilities highlighted above

Please be advised:

  • These are full time fixed contracts until 30 September 2024
  • This is an office-based position working full time in our offices in

 

To apply, please submit application on the google link: https://forms.gle/X531as4zzFgvtfdL8

(Only applications made via the google link will be considered)

 For any queries – please email hr@keready.co.za

 

Communicator WC(Internal) - APPLICATION DEADLINE: 28 Aug 2023
Position: 1x Communicator (Western Cape-Northern District)

Available Positions:

One communicator will be based at each mobile clinic unit supporting the implementation of activities aimed at driving the use of integrated health services offered by the mobile unit. This key role will drive demand for mobile outreach services and therefore requires a strong communicator who has a good understanding and rapport with the local community and a passion for working with youth people within marginalized communities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Matric
  • Communication, marketing, media or PHC / CHW tertiary level qualification
  • Previous district communication (community radio / print) and community mobilization (NGO / CBO sector) employment
  • Multilingual
  • Lives in the district serviced by the mobile health unit

Prior experience working on demand creation at the district level, preferably having worked on specific Covid-19 vaccine demand creation would be an advantage.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide demand for the full range of integrated health services offered by the mobile unit.
  • Work closely with the Professional Nurse to ensure that there is a strong flow of reliable information on the mobile outreach services and the Covid-19 public vaccination programme to communities.
  • Champion the Keready campaign at district level by working closely with the Keready doctor serving the district in rolling out the communication strategy.
  • Support the core Keready communications team to extend the reach of Keready in communities with local content.
  • Forge partnerships with different stakeholders in the community with a view to sustainability.
  • Report weekly on activities complying to specific reporting requirements.
  • Work according to a flexible hours and schedules that cater for the needs of specific communities which will include weekend and out of office hours during the week.

Self-management and performance ownership

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately maintained.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your own career development by participating in ongoing training and development.
  • Quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

Please be advised:

  • These are full time fixed contracts until 30 September 2024
  • The communicators will be based on the mobile clinics, along with the nurse and driver and will be required to be on the road and community for the majority of the time with a day to day reporting line to the Provincial Demand Coordinator.
  • Preference will be given to qualified and suitably experienced candidates from the area.

Driver WC - APPLICATION DEADLINE: 31 July 2023
Position: 1x Driver (Clanwilliam / Citrusdal, Western Cape)

Minimum Requirements

  • Matric
  • Valid code 08 driver’s license and PDP
  • Three years driving experience
  • Must reside in Cape Town and be familiar with the areas of operation
  • Ability to communicate in English is required. Any other additional language is preferable
  • Own reliable vehicle preferable

Prior experience working on public health campaigns, Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), and Covid-19 vaccine demand creation would be an advantage.

Responsibilities:

  • Subscribes fully to the rules of the road and driving a mobile health clinic (Vehicle: Mercedes-Benz: Sprinter or similar)
  • Delivery and transportation of project assets and equipment
  • Routine vehicle maintenance
  • Vehicle security, equipment and mobile clinic environment. Notify the Provincial Lead and Logistics Manager of any security risks / threats / incidents
  • Maintains an on-board chemical toilet and ensures the toilet is clean
  • Assist with any other duties relating to the Clinic/Mobile Clinic or the Organisation as a whole, which may reasonably be expected of an employee in this position.

Effective self-management and performance ownership:

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately maintained.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your own career development by participating in ongoing training and development.
  • Quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

 

Additional: The incumbent needs to be willing to support and deliver beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

Please be advised:

  • This is a full-time fixed contract until December 2023.
  • The Driver will be assigned to a mobile health team.
  • Must be willing to work in the community.
  • Preference will be given to qualified and suitably experienced candidates from the area.

Graphic Designer - APPLICATION DEADLINE: 25 July 2023
1x Graphic Designer (Johannesburg National Office)

The Graphic Designer will be responsible for developing multi-media designs and layouts from initial concept to final artwork and support the needs across the project. This will include designs for communication tools, training manuals, publicity items, social media posts, reports, operational items, amongst others.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree/diploma in graphic design, visual art or a related field (or equivalent experience)
  • 5 years proven experience as a graphic designer in a fast-paced professional environment.
  • Proficiency in industry-standard design software: Indesign, Illustrator, Adobe CC, including Canva, etc.
  • Strong design portfolio showing diverse range of projects, design and technical skills.
  • Timely delivery whilst maintaining high quality in understanding design, layout, colour and composition.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Good work ethics with flexibility to support campaign needs and willing to work after hours if necessary at times.
  • MS Office essential.
  • Ability to communicate in English plus another language is preferable

Responsibilities:

  • Design visually engaging graphics, illustrations and layouts for a variety of print and digital materials.
  • Maintain the consistency of the Keready brand identity across all design elements.
  • Support the communications team and collaborate closely with other colleagues to create innovative designs for products that promote the message in a clear and consistent manner.
  • Good visual conception and composition in design work consistent with the youth market.
  • Where necessary conduct research to ensure accuracy in visual design elements.
  • Provide additional support the social media design team as needed with digital posters, and video and audio editing adding effects and enhanced elements.
  • Keep abreast of industry trends, best practices, and continually evolving to meet the ever changing youth market.
  • Support relationships with existing stakeholders and partners ensuring that their design needs as well as ours are being met.

Self-management and performance ownership

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Ensure that personal quality assurance and productivity standards are consistent and accurate.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your career development through relevant and current training and development.
  • A quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

Additional: The incumbent must be willing to support project related activities beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

Please be advised:

  • This is a full-time fixed contract until 31 December 2023.
  • This role is based in our Johannesburg office.
  • Must be willing to work travel to the respective provinces when required.
  • Preference will be given to local qualified and suitably experienced candidates.

HR Manager - APPLICATION DEADLINE: 7 July 2023
1x HR Manager (Johannesburg National Office)

The HR Manager is required to oversee the efficient running of the HR department and services throughout the employee lifecycle. The role will be suitable for an HR generalist and will support staff and management across all provinces we operate in with HR advisory services.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor Degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 – 8 years experience in Human Resources Management
  • Experience in payroll administration and management essential
  • Sound knowledge of South African labour legislation and regulations is essential
  • MS Office essential
  • Experience working in community-based organisations and/or government will be advantageous
  • Ability to communicate in English plus another language is preferable

Responsibilities:

  • Payroll Administration including calculations, payslips, tax documentation, leave management
  • Implementation of DGMT’s HR policies, systems and procedures
  • Development and implementation project specific HR processes
  • Support the project team in the communication and implementation of policies
  • Manage recruitment and contracting processes
  • Manage the onboarding and offboarding of staff
  • Support the project team with performance management and labour relations

Self-management and performance ownership

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Ensure that personal quality assurance and productivity standards are consistent and accurate.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your career development through relevant and current training and development.
  • A quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

Additional: The incumbent must be willing to support project related activities beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

Please be advised:

  • This is a full-time fixed contract until 31 December 2023.
  • This role is based in our Johannesburg office.
  • Must be willing to work travel to the respective provinces when required.
  • Preference will be given to local qualified and suitably experienced candidates.

Stakeholder and Partnerships Manager - APPLICATION DEADLINE: 13 July 2023
1x Stakeholder and Partnerships Manager (Johannesburg National Office)

The Stakeholder and Partnerships Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing strategies and programmes, as well as managing relationships and growing our stakeholder and partner collaborations. These partnerships will be across sectors and include public private partnerships with an interest in health, education, employment and youth.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, business administration, or a related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in stakeholder management or a related field.
  • Experience developing and implementing effective strategies and programmes.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships across a variety of stakeholders.
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to analyse data and make data-driven decisions.
  • Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations.
  • Passion for improving the health and well-being of young people in South Africa.
  • MS Office essential.
  • Ability to communicate in English plus another language is preferable.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing effective strategies and programmes to support our mission.
  • Identifying and cultivating relationships with potential stakeholders and partners and presenting the Keready package of services.
  • Managing relationships with existing stakeholders and partners and ensuring that their needs as well as ours are being met.
  • Developing the Keready package of services and customising and localising the offering to align with the needs of specific communities.
  • Negotiating with stakeholders on collaborations and maximising the synergies of each other’s brands with the aim being on improving uptake of and access to multiple services.
  • Working with our marketing and communications team to develop a compelling package of services, supportive materials and maximising exposure for these collaborations.
  • Promoting sectoral collaboration and communication.
  • Provide support and linkages to appropriate training to align messaging, offering and delivery of services in line with the Keready brand.
  • Monitoring and reporting on partnerships and collaborations performance and presenting these results.
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.

Self-management and performance ownership

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Ensure that personal quality assurance and productivity standards are consistent and accurate.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your career development through relevant and current training and development.
  • A quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

Additional: The incumbent must be willing to support project related activities beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

Please be advised:

  • Working with our marketing and communications team to develop a compelling package of services, supportive materials and maximising exposure for these collaborations.
  • Promoting sectoral collaboration and communication.
  • Provide support and linkages to appropriate training to align messaging, offering and delivery of services in line with the Keready brand.
  • Monitoring and reporting on partnerships and collaborations performance and presenting these results.
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.

National Trainer - APPLICATION DEADLINE: 13 July 2023
1x National Trainer (Johannesburg National Office)

The National Trainer will be responsible for developing a training programme that supports the project and resonates with the Keready brand and ethos. Motivating a cadre of mobilisers, communicators, health professionals and support staff to roll out a new model for health delivery with continued enthusiasm that aligns to the Keready brand. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing the training tools, conducting national trainings using a hybrid approach, whilst maintaining consistency of messaging in support of the communication strategy across the Keready team. This includes supporting onboardings, inductions, ongoing trainings and job specific requirements along with partner and stakeholder alignment.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • At least 5 years of experience in conducting trainings and facilitations.
  • Experience developing and implementing effective training programmes to cater for the needs of multiple job roles and functions within the NPO sector.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships across the different teams nationally.
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to make data-driven decisions.
  • Own car and drivers licence.
  • Knowledge of relevant laws and regulations.
  • Passion for improving the health and well-being of young people in South Africa.
  • MS Office essential.
  • Ability to communicate in English plus another language is preferable.

Responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing effective training programmes to support our mission.
  • Identifying specific training needs and developing the package to support onboardings, inductions, ongoing trainings and job specific requirements along with partner and stakeholder alignment.
  • Creating materials such as manuals, guides and as other tools identified and required to fast-track training and supporting the fast-paced evolution of the Keready brand.
  • Collaborating with the different teams and supporting the development of the Keready package of services and customising and localising the offering to align with the needs of specific communities.
  • Working with our marketing and communications team to develop a training programme that complements and grows with future partnerships and collaborations in order to maximise exposure for such relationships.
  • Promoting sectoral collaboration and communication trainings.
  • Providing support and linkages to appropriate training to align messaging, offering and delivery of services in line with the Keready brand.
  • Monitoring and reporting on trainings conducted, monitoring performance and presenting these results.
  • Ensuring compliance with all relevant laws and regulations.

Self-management and performance ownership

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Ensure that personal quality assurance and productivity standards are consistent and accurate.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your career development through relevant and current training and development.
  • A quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

Additional: The incumbent must be willing to support project related activities beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

Please be advised:

  • This is a full-time fixed contract until 31 December 2023.
  • This role is based in our Johannesburg office.
  • Must be willing to work travel to the respective provinces when required.
  • Preference will be given to local qualified and suitably experienced candidates.

Communicator KZN - APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 July 2023
Position: 1x Communicator (KwaZulu Natal, uThukela District)

Available Positions:

One communicator will be based at each mobile clinic unit supporting the implementation of activities aimed at driving the use of integrated health services offered by the mobile unit. This is a key role in driving demand for the efficient and effective execution of the mobile outreach services and requires a strong communicator who has a good understanding of, and rapport with, their community, and a passion for working with youth people and marginalised communities.

Minimum Requirements

  • Matric
  • Communication, marketing, media or PHC/CHW tertiary level qualification
  • Previous district communication (community radio/print) and community mobilization (NGO/CBO sector) employment
  • Multilingual
  • Lives in the district serviced by the mobile unit

Prior experience working on demand creation at the district level, preferably having worked on specific Covid-19 vaccine demand creation would be an advantage.

Responsibilities:

  • Support the mobile unit’s specific activities by driving demand for and the use of integrated health services offered by the mobile unit.
  • Work closely with the Professional Nurse to ensure that there is a strong flow of reliable information about the mobile outreach services and the Covid-19 public vaccination programme to communities.
  • Champion the Keready campaign at district level working closely with the Keready doctor serving the district in rolling out the communication strategy. Support the core Keready communications team to extend the reach of Keready in communities with local content.
  • Forge partnerships with different stakeholders in the community.
  • Weekly reporting on activities complying to specific reporting requirements.
  • Work according to a flexible hours and schedules that cater for the needs of specific communities which will include weekend and out of office hours during the week.

Self-management and performance ownership

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Ensure that personal quality assurance and productivity standards are consistent and accurate.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your career development through relevant and current training and development.
  • A quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

Additional: The incumbent must be willing to support project related activities beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

Please be advised:

  • These are full time fixed contracts until December 2023.
  • The communicators will be based on the mobile clinics, along with the nurse and driver and will be required to be on the road and community for the majority of the time with a day to day reporting line to the Provincial Demand Coordinator.
  • Preference will be given to qualified and suitably experienced candidates from the area.

Driver KZN and JHB - APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 July 2023

Position: 1x Driver uThukela District, 1x Johannesburg

Minimum Requirements

  • Matric
  • Valid code 08 driver’s license and PDP
  • Three years driving experience
  • Must reside in Cape Town and be familiar with the areas of operation
  • Ability to communicate in English is required. Any other additional language is preferable
  • Own reliable vehicle preferable

Prior experience working on public health campaigns, Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), and Covid-19 vaccine demand creation would be an advantage.

Responsibilities:

  • Subscribes fully to the rules of the road and driving a mobile health clinic (Vehicle: Mercedes-Benz: Sprinter or similar)
  • Delivery and transportation of project assets and equipment
  • Routine vehicle maintenance
  • Vehicle security, equipment and mobile clinic environment. Notify the Provincial Lead and Logistics Manager of any security risks / threats / incidents
  • Maintains an on-board chemical toilet and ensures the toilet is clean
  • Assist with any other duties relating to the Clinic/Mobile Clinic or the Organisation as a whole, which may reasonably be expected of an employee in this position.

Effective self-management and performance ownership:

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately maintained.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your own career development by participating in ongoing training and development.
  • Quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

 

Additional: The incumbent needs to be willing to support and deliver beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

Please be advised:

  • This is a full-time fixed contract until December 2023.
  • The Driver will be assigned to a mobile health team.
  • Must be willing to work in the community.
  • Preference will be given to qualified and suitably experienced candidates from the area.

Enrolled Nurse KZN and GP - APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 July 2023
Position: 1x Enrolled Nurse KwaZulu Natal uThukela, 1x Enrolled Nurse Gauteng Ekurhuleni

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant Nursing Qualification
  • Current registration with SANC as Enrolled Nurse
  • Atleast two years’ work experience as an Enrolled Nurse
  • Ability to communicate in English is required and any other additional language is preferable

 

Additional qualification will be an added advantage:

  • Has experience doing Covid Vaccinations

 

Prior experience working on public health campaigns, including SBCC and RCCE, and Covid-19 vaccine demand creation would be an advantage.

Responsibilities:

Clinical:

  • Basic screening: COVID-19, TB, HIV, Hypertension, Diabetes, Mental health, pregnancy etc.
  • Health talks and health promotion
  • Give support to the KeReady mobilisers
  • Vitals checking: Temperature, BP, Pulse, weight, MUAC
  • Expanded programme on immunization: Administration of vaccine, Vitamin A, Deworming etc.
  • Growth monitoring and Family MUAC project working with the Community Health Workers
  • Investigations: Sputum collection
  • COVID-19 vaccination
  • Defaulter tracing including COVID vaccination booster doses
  • Defaulter tracing for TB, HIV
  • Duties as designated by Professional nurse in line with scope of practice

Community engagement and demand generation:

  • Executing demand creation activities on site and off site to build a positive image for the program
  • This includes the facilitation of a comprehensive health promotion program targeting patrons to the mobile clinic unit
  • This also includes engagements with local communities and other local stakeholders to inform service gaps, barriers to vaccination and other primary healthcare service access i.e. location of sites and community concerns and locally prevalent vaccine disinformation and misinformation
  • Collaborate with other team members to mobilize for demand creation to support site and provincial targets

Effective self-management and performance ownership

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately maintained.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your own career development by participating in ongoing training and development.
  • Quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

Additional: The incumbent needs to be willing to support beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

Please be advised:

  • This is a full time fixed contract until December 2023.
  • The ENs will be based in a mobile clinic and rove around the community within the district. Must be willing to work in the community.
  • Preference will be given to qualified and suitably experienced candidates from the area.

Enrolled Nurse WC - APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 July 2023
Position: 1x Enrolled Nurse (Clanwilliam, Cederberg Sub-District)

The Enrolled Nurse will work in the allocated district in our mobile clinic, under the supervision of the Professional Nurse. The mobile clinic team works to support integrated Covid-19 Vaccination Outreach Services in the Province.

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant Nursing Qualification
  • Current registration with SANC as Enrolled Nurse
  • Atleast two years’ work experience as an Enrolled Nurse
  • Ability to communicate in English is required and any other additional language is preferable

 

Additional qualification will be an added advantage:

  • Has experience doing Covid Vaccinations

Prior experience working on public health campaigns, including SBCC and RCCE, and Covid-19 vaccine demand creation would be an advantage.

Responsibilities:

Clinical:

  • Basic screening: COVID-19, TB, HIV, Hypertension, Diabetes, Mental health, pregnancy etc.
  • Health talks and health promotion
  • Give support to the KeReady mobilisers
  • Vitals checking: Temperature, BP, Pulse, weight, MUAC
  • Expanded programme on immunization: Administration of vaccine, Vitamin A, Deworming etc.
  • Growth monitoring and Family MUAC project working with the Community Health Workers
  • Investigations: Sputum collection
  • COVID-19 vaccination
  • Defaulter tracing including COVID vaccination booster doses
  • Defaulter tracing for TB, HIV
  • Duties as designated by Professional nurse in line with scope of practice

Community engagement and demand generation:

  • Executing demand creation activities on site and off site to build a positive image for the program
  • This includes the facilitation of a comprehensive health promotion program targeting patrons to the mobile clinic unit
  • This also includes engagements with local communities and other local stakeholders to inform service gaps, barriers to vaccination and other primary healthcare service access i.e. location of sites and community concerns and locally prevalent vaccine disinformation and misinformation
  • Collaborate with other team members to mobilize for demand creation to support site and provincial targets

Effective self-management and performance ownership

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Follow through to ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistently and accurately maintained.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your own career development by participating in ongoing training and development.
  • Quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

Additional: The incumbent needs to be willing to support beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

Please be advised:

  • This is a full time fixed contract until December 2023.
  • The ENs will be based in a mobile clinic and rove around the community within the district. Must be willing to work in the community.
  • Preference will be given to qualified and suitably experienced candidates from the area.

National Administrator GP- APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 July 2023

Positions: National Office Administrator (Johannesburg)

DGMT is looking to appoint a dynamic a National office administrator who will complement the activities of the program management unit (PMU) which represents HR, finance, M&E and logistics and operations. Reporting to the PMU manager the incumbent must be comfortable to operate in a fast-paced environment where flexibility and agility are key. Working under pressure is essential. In harmony with the PMU, the National office administrator supports, maintains and resources outreach services within four Provinces (KZN, E Cape, W Cape and Gauteng). The position creates an enabling environment to enhance program implementation through collaboration with regional based office administrators to standardize operations. The role requires a well-organized, strong communicator who is responsive and has a solid track record of the challenges of resourcing a community based mobile health project.

Minimum Requirements

  • 5 years of experience in a supervisory or management role
  • National Certificate or National Diploma in a related field
  • Advanced Microsoft skills (Excel, MS Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Valid Code 08 driver’s license.
  • Prior experience of working with NGO’s on National public health platforms.

Responsibilities

Administration:

  • Provide general support to the Project Manager
  • Manage the project documentation platforms (SharePoint, TEAMS, DropBox)
  • Develop monthly and quarterly reports to the NDoH, DGMT board and funders
  • Manage the logistics, planning and accommodation for local, national and international events
  • Assist in procurement, expense claims, induction and onboarding of new staff
  • Maintain records (Excel) linked to payment cycles including quotes, POP’s, POD’s petty cash, reconciliations etc.)
  • Develop standing operation procedures (SOP) where required
  • Create an enabling environment to ensure project success

Office Management:

  • Liaise with the lessor on the property
  • Manage office deliveries, contracts (eg: photocopiers, WIFI)
  • Provide oversight and administrative support to the provincial based administrators (KZN, E Cape, W Cape and Gauteng)
  • Manage the head office budget on consumables

Self-management:

  • Accountability
  • Demonstrate effective self-management
  • Ensure that quality and productivity standards of own work are consistent and maintained
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback
  • A quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented

Additional: The incumbent needs to be willing to support beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

Please be advised:

  • This is full time fixed contract until 31 December 2023.
  • The position is based full time at the head office (Dunkeld West, Johannesburg)
  • Occasional National travel will be required
  • Preference will be given to local qualified and suitably experienced candidates

Professional Nurse KZN - APPLICATION DEADLINE: 15 July 2023
Position: 1x Professional Nurse KwaZulu Natal, uThukela District

The Professional nurse (PN) will work together with the Provincial Lead (PL) to provide oversight and coordination of the mobile unit.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree / Diploma in General Nursing
  • Dispensing Certificate/ License
  • Certified COVID 19 vaccinator and EVDS experience
  • NIMART certificate
  • Current registration with SANC as General Nurse
  • At least 3 years’ experience as a Professional Nurse
  • Ability to communicate in English plus another language is preferable

The following additional qualifications will be considered advantageous:

  • Primary Healthcare including:
    • Adult Primary care (APC)
    • Integrated Management of Childhood illnesses (IMICI)
    • Expanded Program on Immunisation (EPI)
    • Integrated School Health Program (ISHP)
  • A working knowledge of policies: eg; Adolescent and Youth Friendly Services (AYFS)
  • Previous experience supervising a team

Prior experience working on public health campaigns, including social behavior change communication (SBCC) and risk communication and community engagement (RCCE) and Covid-19 vaccine demand creation would be an advantage.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all mobile health unit related services
  • Plan the mobile unit site location to optimise the demand for services
  • Take full responsibility for all administration tasks on the mobile unit. This includes: asset reconciliation, site planning, M&E, logistics and routine HR related matters
  • Provide full support the provincial office-based administrator when not allocated to an active mobile unit on outreach
  • Support community engagement and demand generation for services
  • Provide a high standard of clinical care and treatment and client experience
  • Implement staff management and develop staff capacity
  • Manage programme implementation and exercise continuous Quality Improvement (QI)

Self-management and performance ownership

  • Take ownership and accountability for tasks and demonstrates effective self-management.
  • Ensure that personal quality assurance and productivity standards are consistent and accurate.
  • Maintain a professional positive attitude and respond openly to feedback.
  • Drive your career development through relevant and current training and development.
  • A quarterly performance evaluation will be implemented.

Additional: The incumbent must be willing to support project related activities beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.

Please be advised:

  • This is a full-time fixed contract until 31 December 2023.
  • The PN will be based on a mobile health clinic and rove throughout various communities.
  • Must be willing to work in the community.
  • Preference will be given to local qualified and suitably experienced candidates.

Mobilisers

#Keready Mobile Health Services for Young People

Position: Western Cape Mitchells Plain Subdistrict, Klipfontein Subdistrict, Western Subdistrict, Southern Subdistrict, Eastern Subdistrict, Northern Subdistrict, Cederberg Subdistrict, Tygerberg Subdistrict, Khayelitsha Subdistrict – X4 Mobilizers per Subdistrict

 

Minimum Requirements

  • Matric
  • CHW qualification preferable
  • Previous community mobilization (NGO/CBO sector) employment
  • Multilingual (speaks the languages spoken in the district)
  • Lives in the area serviced by the mobile unit

Prior experience working on public health campaigns, including SBCC and RCCE, and Covid-19 vaccine demand creation would be an advantage.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with the Keready Communicator to ensure that there is a strong flow of reliable information about the mobile outreach services to local communities and to community leaders (faith-based organisations, NGOs and CBOs, traditional leadership, volunteer organisations etc.)
  • With support and guidance from the Keready Communicator: o Go street to street and door to door as agreed to with the Keready Communicator, informing community members of the services available on the mobile clinic
    • Book community members who want to receive a health care service and inform the Keready Communicator
    • Provide local stakeholders with easy-to-understand weekly updates on the services being offered
    • Create awareness among the community of the call centre numbers and the Keready young doctor network for clients to direct their related queries.
    • Assist in the mobilization of clients to mobile and other health sites especially 12-34 year-olds, uninsured, males, young mothers and >50 years old.
  • Daily reporting to the Keready Communicator which includes numbers reached, activities undertaken, successes, lessons learnt, identified gaps and recommendations to consider.

Additional: The incumbent needs to be willing to support beyond the responsibilities highlighted above.
Please be advised:
These are fixed short term contracts in the area our mobile clinic will be servicing.

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