TB Care Vacancies In Port Elizabeth – Peer Educator

Website TB HIV Care

Job Description:

To conduct out-reach activities in the PWID community by providing current accurate health information, mobilisation of PWID’s to access health services, and linkage to care services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Promote psychological support, referral to social services and follow-up
  • Provide accurate health information to PWID/PWUD on harm reduction and safe injecting practices, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, TB, SRH and human rights
  • Safely collecting used injecting equipment from sharps bins, outreach areas and community
  • Distribution of harm reduction packs and safer sex commodities
  • Link and or refer PWID/PWUD living with HIV or TB for treatment to the mobile nurse/ drop in centre or nearest health facility
  • Ensure HIV negative PWID/PWUD are regularly tested and are encouraged to uptake PrEP as HIV prevention method.

Job Requirements:

  • Peer educators should be ex or current people who have used or injected drugs as they are a ‘peer’ and have therefore experienced the context, and challenges faced by PWID/PWUD
  • Able to read and write legibly in English
  • Service delivery and client focused skills and/or experience
  • Grade 10 or an equivalent
  • Minimum 1 years’ work experience in the PWID Community or experience as a peer educator
  • Able to provide HTS services and or drive the team to conduct outreach services.

Job Details:

Company: TB HIV Care

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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