Wits Health Consortium: Learnership

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  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Career Level Student
  • Experience Fresh
  • Gender Male
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

Wits Health Consortium

Health Promotion Officer Learnership

Company: Wits Health Consortium
Job title: Health Promotion Officer Learnership
Location: Soweto, Gauteng
Closing date: 18 August 2021

Job Description

Learnership: Health Promotion Officer X30

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

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 No: 94597).



  • Carrying out basic health assessments for households
  • Providing basic health education and referrals for a limited 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 and children: temperature, pulse, respiration rate, blood pressure, and anthropometry.
  • Provide basic health care assistance and screening services: HIV and mental wellness screening tests and counselling,
  • COVID-19 screening (temperature and screening questions, no administering of swob tests), cholesterol, glucose.
  • Provide basic psychosocial support to community members


Minimum Requirements

  • Youth: 18 – 30 years old
  • Residing in Soweto
  • Matric
  • Basic Computer Literacy

Additional requirements
Not currently in employment, education, or training
Learners must be willing 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 link

Please include the following documentation in your application:
• A detailed CV
• Certified copies of your qualifications or Matric
• Certified copy of your ID

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