Facilitator – Durban

KwaZulu-Natal, Full Time Deadline: Not specified

Purpose of the position:

The purpose of position job is to provide multi-session evidence based structural programmes and become an integral part of the broader combination prevention care and treatment programme in a non-clinical site and/or community that links the community into care. (This is a contract position renewable based on funding)

Minimum Requirements

Grade 12 / matric
Accredited / recognised counselling certificate
1-year experience working in the community or completed the THC skills building programme/internship
Facilitation training and beneficiary of PPPrev programme would be an advantage
Computer literate in MS office
Driver’s licence would be advantageous
Proficiency in English and isiZulu language
Clear criminal record

Duties and Responsibilities

Introduce evidenced based structural programmes to the facilities and CBOs in the cluster THC is supporting
Map out the communities, schools and institutions of higher learning with burden of disease and large numbers of adolescent girls and young women
Introduce structural programmes and obtain entry in schools, institutions of higher learning
Identify safe spaces in the community where structural programmes can be conducted
Conduct vulnerability screening and identify the vulnerable girls to participate in structural sessions
Develop a work plan for the upcoming month
Provide multi-session structural programmes
Records and maintains accurate and detailed information and keeps statistics in order to submit as required.
Networks with all relevant stakeholders and implements an effective referral system to ensure effective service delivery;
Ensure layering between structural programmes and behavioral and biomedical services
Lobbies and advocates for youth in relation to HIV, gender and related issues
Attends training and workshops as part of staff development
Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings
Submits monthly reports to the supervisor

Skills and Competencies

Communication skills – verbal and written
Problem solving
Interpersonal skills
Business acumen
Planning and organizing
Client orientated