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Job Detail Job Advert Summary TB HIV Care (THC), in existence since 1929, is an internationally recognised non-profit organisation. We provide health care services throughout South Africa to both the general population and communities at increased risk for HIV and TB, including adolescent girls and young women, sex workers and people who use drugs. THC provides a stimulating work environment and the opportunity to work with leaders in the field of HIV and TB prevention and care. Our work culture is adapted to the constantly evolving South African health care environment and will suit solution-driven team players interested in opportunities for career development while working to connect people with care. Purpose of the position: To provide a combination prevention evidenced based package, focusing on HIV prevention (including oral PrEP as the additional prevention option) in adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) by incorporating a comprehensive package of sexual health services and HIV, TB, STI screening, diagnosis, treatment, continuity of care, tracking and tracing and condom promotion and distribution. Ensure navigation of referrals into a facility where needed. (This is a contract position renewable based on funding) Minimum Requirements • Grade 12 / Matric • Degree / diploma in Primary Health Care or relevant Nursing qualification • 2 years’ experience in nursing after registration • Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional Nurse • NIMART trained • IMCI trained • Dispensing licence • Intermediate level computer (MS office) certificate • Proficiency in English & isiZulu languages • Valid code 8 driver’s licence • Clear criminal record Duties and Responsibilities • Develops and maintains relationships with all sectors, partners, facility managers, educators and learner representative organisations in identified clusters • Maps out CBOs and hotspots for mobilisation of vulnerable AGYW and sites for peer-led mobile services • Implements and maintains the HIV and TB testing services (HTS) programme and screens AGYW to identify vulnerable beneficiaries • Implements package of integrated SRH services: Integrated HIV and TB screening, counselling and testing, ART and TB treatment initiation, PrEP initiation, pregnancy testing, contraception (incl. emergency contraceptive), condoms, post-exposure prophylaxis, TB screening, STI screening and management, viral load monitoring, screening for mental health, substance and alcohol abuse, GBV risk perception & reduction counselling, adherence/ continuation support, identification of those at risk and referral • Implements all research projects and leads coordination and reports to line manager • Ensures appropriate navigation and referral of all new cases for psycho social support to SAWs and Social worker interventions • Ensures case management strategy is implemented by PrEP CURR team (peer educator, Linkage officer and enrolled nurse) to ensure beneficiaries of the programme remain in Care (RIC) • Submits weekly and monthly reports • Collaborates with Department of Basic Education (DBE), Department of Social Development (DSD), Department of Health (DoH) managers and community role-players to scale up THC’s package of services • Provides mentorship to initiation and adheres to Infection Prevention Control (IPC) standards • Minimises the risk of needle stick injuries by ensuring that all staff follow the recommended protocol • Implements the Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) protocol and ensures all staff adhere to the protocol • Up to date knowledge of HIV and TB guidelines

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