Aurum Group Tembisa, Gauteng, South Africa
Nov 13, 2018Contract
Introduction The Aurum Institute is offering a great opportunity to suitably experienced lay persons to contribute towards our mission to find a safe and effective HIV vaccine. The following position has become available as part of the Clinical Research Division projects and you are welcome to apply should you meet the requirements of the position. Specification You will be responsible for: Recruitment and retention of participants through: Conducting outreach activities in accordance with SOPs and protocol Explaining and answering questions about the research, to volunteers as per the community training slides Recruit and screen volunteers from target populations under the direction of the Community liaison Office and Principal Investigator Provide qualitative and quantitative feedback on recruitment strategies to superiors for evaluation. Maintain confidentiality and ethical standards during the conduct of recruitment Conducting telephonic reminders to volunteers to present for prescreening/screening Assist with tracing participants and keeping good documentation of all tracing activities Assist with conducting home visits Data collection activities, including: Administering questionnaires to study participants Research-related administrative tasks Ensure all applicable documentation, consent forms and data collection forms are completed according to study protocol Complete and submit study case report forms (CRF's) and source documents timeously Ensure all records on participants are completed and filed accurately with strict adherence to documentation handling procedures Maintain accurate study logs Report on daily/weekly activities to the project coordinator and meet stipulated targets Requirements Qualifications: Grade 12 GCP and/or counselling certification preferable Experience: Public sector experience in HIV counselling and testing,prevention,care and treatment ATTRIBUTES: Results Driven Teamwork Analytical Thinking Emotional Intelligence Ability to work under pressure Good reporting skills Good people skills Detail orientated, diligent, honest and hard working Please note that if you did not apply through Skillsmap your application will not be considered Whilst all applications will be carefully considered, only short-listed applicants will be interviewed. If you do not hear from us within 21 days of the closing date, this will mean that your application has been unsuccessful. All interviewed applicants will receive feedback as part of our continued drive towards people development.