REF NO: TDHS/A/2022/49
Directorate: Health Promotion
SALARY : R147 459 – R173 706 per annum
CENTRE : Tshwane District Health Services
REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12. Community work experience. The candidate should be an excellent
communicator and public speaker. Should be able to speak the local language and
understand the cultural practices of the particular community. EB Drivers Licence.
Other Skills / Requirements: Project management, Personal skills, communication
DUTIES : Compile a community profile of the catchment population of the facility Implement
provincial, district, and sub-district health promotion strategies / campaigns at
facility level in ways suited to local conditions and including awareness campaigns.
Health Promoters will be implementing Health Promotion interventions at health
facilities where they are based, on full working days on Mondays and Tuesdays.
The exception will be, in the event of a campaigns or projects. Health Promoters
will submit weekly plans to the facility manager and the Chief Community Liaison
Officer, at the start of each week. Participate in National, Provincial and District
projects and campaigns outside of the facility, from time to time as required by the
Department. Implement health promotion activities for program specific campaigns
in accordance with the health calendar and in accordance to the identified health
needs. Provide health education sessions to individuals and groups on healthy
lifestyles components at Clinic’s, Schools and in the neighborhoods. Manage and
use audio and visuals aids and IEC materials for health education. Provide IEC
material to clients. Do practical demonstrations when conducting health education.
Keep records on e.g., health education registers, attendance registers, agendas,
minutes, etc. Conduct community dialogues on healthy lifestyles components.
Establish Health Promoting Schools. Implement Integrated Management of
Childhood Illness, community component (IMCI cc) activities to child minders and
Traditional healers. Educate, monitor, and support child minders on child safety
and implement Healthy Environments for Children’s Alliance (HECA). Establish
Health Promoting Schools. Establish alliance with NGO’s, CBO’s, FBO’s, forums
etc. Participate as a member of the Sub –district Outbreak Response Teams
(SORT). Mobilize communities through Blitz awareness campaign strategies. Form
part of Ward based Outreach Teams and provide technical support. Conduct radio
talks on community radio stations on healthy lifestyles components. Use
community radio for mass mobilization and awareness on disease outbreaks with
use/aid of an approved script.
ENQUIRIES : Medupi Masubelele Tel No: 012 451 9047
APPLICATIONS : Application documents must be submitted to Tshwane District Health Services,
Fedsure Forum Building,Cnr Pretoruis and Lillian Ngoyi Street ,Thswane or post
to Private bag x9514, Pretoria, 0001
NOTE : No faxed applications will be considered. Applicants are not required to submit
copies of qualifications and other relevant documents when applying but submit
fully completed Z83 form and detailed Curriculum Vitae. Only shortlisted candidates
for the post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of
the interview following Communication from HR. If you have not been contacted
within three months. After the closing date, please accept that your application was
unsuccessful. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit proof of Criminal
Verification obtainable from the South African Police Service at their own cost. The
recommended candidate/s may be subject to medical surveillance as required by
the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. The Gauteng Department of
Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity; therefore, all the
appointments will be made in accordance with the Employment Equity target of the
department. No applications will be considered after the closing date.
CLOSING DATE : 22 July 2022

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