Closing Date: Monday 18th of September 2023
Organization Wits Health Consortium
Employment Type Learnership
Province Gauteng
Town/City Soweto
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Wits Health Consortium invites South African unemployed youth to apply for Health Promotion Officer Learnership Programme 2023 / 2024.

Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Ltd is recruiting and invites applications for the 2023 Learnership: Health Promotion Officer [x20 posts].

Location: Jabulani Dlab Precinct, 0229 Isikwama Street, Jabulani, Soweto.

Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Ltd is a wholly armed subsidiary of the University of the Witwatersrand.

The Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Limited (WHC) is wholly-owned by the University of the Witwatersrand.

We are the support operation through which the University – primarily its Faculty of Health Sciences – conducts research, manages donor-funded activities, pursues entrepreneurial innovation in health and supports clinical trials.

The duration of a Leamership is twelve (12) months.

LEARNERSHIP DESCRIPTION

The “Wits Health Hubb” (WHH) programme aims to provide meaningful professional work experience, training, and qualification in the healthcare space for formerly unemployed youth: to activate health consciousness and personal wellbeing amongst youth: and to expand community access to healthcare.

At the end of 12 – months trainees will obtain an NQF, level 3. Health Promotion Officer (HPO) qualification (SAQA ID 110: 94597).

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

Carrying out basic health assessments for households in Soweto.

Providing basic health education and referrals for a lirnited range of services.

Supporting and assisting in navigating the health and social services system.

Gathering research data for national and international studies.

Taking measurements of vital signs in adults: temperature. pulse, respiration rate, blood pressure, and anthropometry.

REQUIREMENTS 

Minimum requirements for the application Youth:

  1. 18 – 29 years old Residing in Soweto
  2. Matric
  3. Basic Computer Literacy

Additional requirements

  • Not currently in employment, education, or training.
  • Learners must be wiling to commit for the full duration of the programme.
  • Learners must be adequality mobile to execute work within the Community.
  • Learners must have adequate visual and hearing capacity to master the envisaged skills.
  • Previous experience in health, counselling or community work is advantageous but not a requirement.

HOW TO APPLY

Should you be interested in applying for this vacancy, please apply on the following ink https://intake.witshealth.co.za/WitsHealthHubb2023.aspx.

Please include the following documentation in your application as requested:

Kindly be advised that candidates would be required to complete an assessment as part of the application process.

The Wits Health Consortium only respond to shortlisted candidates. Candidates who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date can consider their applications unsuccessful.

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