16 Aug '19
Data Capturer KwaZulu-Natal, eThekwini – Durban Drop-in Centre

Medical and Pharmaceutical, KwaZulu Natal Durban

Market Related - Monthly

Position: Data Capturer Period: Fixed term contract in line with funding Salary: Market related Area/location: KwaZulu-Natal, eThekwini – Durban Drop-in Centre

TB HIV Care (THC), in existence since 1929, is an internationally recognised non-profit organisation. THC provides 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. TB HIV Care 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 post:

The purpose of the position is to capture incoming data on clients rendered services from outreach teams. The Data Capturer will store and maintain captured data and do regular backups. The Data Capturer will also follow up with HAST Counsellors to make sure consent forms are accurately filled in, completed and turned in on time. The Data Capturer will file hard and electronic copies of data submitted.


Minimum requirements:


  • Grade 12
  • Computer skills (certificate), including MS Office, Excel, PowerPoint and database software
  • At least 3 years’ experience in HIV/AIDS and STI programme data
  • TIER.Net and information management background
  • Proficiency in English, isiZulu and another South African language


Key performance areas:


  • Captures data daily
  • Handles all data related communication
  • Maintains excellent records of HIV testing services (HTS) electronically on TIER.net
  • Maintains a filing system on all important data documentation
  • Attends all relevant data meetings
  • Maintains excellent communication with HAST Counsellors and reports all screening conducted by HAST Counsellors
  • Ensures that all TB and HIV information (cascades) is collated and verified from the clinical records and captured on TIER.net 
  • Provides accurate and timeous monthly reports to M&E Coordinator/Data Monitor
  • Ensures that all HIV consent forms are validated according to the data validation standard operating procedures (SOPs) and protocol
  • Ensures that the ART M&E SOP is followed at all times when capturing data on TIER.net
  • Liaises with HAST Counsellors, Professional Nurse, Enrolled Nurse or Data Monitor to rectify validation errors and data discrepancies


Knowledge, skills and competencies:


  • Experience with reporting on TB, HIV, PEPFAR indicators and/or DOH statistics
  • Good communication, interpersonal, conflict management and negotiation skills
  • Experience in data capturing
  • Excellent organisational, administration and computer skills, including MS Word and Excel
  • A team player and must be able to work in multi-disciplinary teams

Ad Visible Until: 15 September 2019
Ref: CPT003025/JLS

Vacancy Type: Contract