Intervention Facilitator/Data Collector

Human Sciences Research Council

KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

12 MonthsContract

Jul 6

In delivering social science that makes a difference, the Research Programmes of the Human Sciences Research Council initiate and undertake policy-oriented research projects and programmes from its offices in Cape Town, Durban, Pietermaritzburg, Port Elizabeth and Pretoria. Its public-purpose mandate is set out in the Human Sciences Research Council Act of 2008.The Centre for Community Based Research (CCBR) exists within the Division of Human and Social Capabilities (HSC). The mission of the CCBR is to understand, identify and improve community wellbeing by exploring, describing and addressing health, education, and quality of life through novel mixed-methods approaches that combines multidisciplinary capacities, and to serve as a hub for knowledge generation, capacity building and training.Through engagement and advocacy for community-informed approaches, the CCBR is a champion for this work within the Division and across the HSRC. The CCBR currently have staff in both Durban and Pietermaritzburg with plans to grow activities and capacity beyond the borders of the Sweetwaters office. The CCBR is looking for a suitable qualified person to take on the responsibilities of Intervention Facilitator for research projects implemented at the Sweetwaters office. The successful candidates will be assigned to multi-year projects to deliver psychosocial and behavioral interventions and collect study data as per the study protocol identified population groups in the communities designated for the research study. This position is offered on a 12-month contract.Intervention Facilitator/Data Collector Reference: IDC072021X 5 Positions Delivering the highest standard of counselling services;Referring to appropriate services in their communities; Tracking participants for follow-up, and delivering intervention sessions;Maintaining regular documentation and records of all daily activities;Assisting the supervisor in achieving all stipulated QA/QC targets;Using point of care devices for participant screening;Collecting data and completing research field forms or/and any other survey activities;Developing and maintaining good working relationships with local community stakeholders;Carrying out any other activities deemed necessary for the success of the project.Additional Responsibilities:Mobilising participants to receive counselling and testing.Recruiting and screening participants to the study

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