NACCW: Clinical Linkage Coordinator

NACCW
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 21 September, 2020
Opportunity type: 
Employment

 

 

The NACCW is an independent Non-Profit Organisation (NPO) in South Africa which provides the professional training and infrastructure to promote healthy child and youth development and improve standards of protection, care and treatment for orphaned, vulnerable and at-risk children and youth in family, community, educational and residential group care settings.

NACCW seeks to appoint the Clinical Linkage Coordinator to be based in the Western Cape Province, City of Cape Town District.

POSITION PURPOSE
 
To serve as primary liaison with clinical stakeholders to establish formal linkages to health facilities and health partners. To provide effective support to program staff
 
Responsibilities:

Establish and formalize clinical linkages and clinical stakeholder relations:
  • Represents the project and organisation at district, sub-district DoSD, DoH, DoE, DSP and other stakeholder meetings;

  • Monitors MOU clinical requirements;

  • Plans and attends district, funder and other stakeholder meetings;

  • Plans, implements, reports and coordinates programs in line with the DOH, City of Cape Town and funder work plans. 

 Provides technical support in the implementation of the clinical linkage processes within the Isibindi Impilo model and programs:

  • Contributes to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of referrals and clinical linkage process at health facilities and community;

  • Implement strategic clinical linkage protocols with heath facilities;

  • Performs regular quality checks and verification of clinical linkage processes;

  • Assists with hosting at Isibindi Impilo sites;

  • Analyses M&E data to inform decision-making on the provision of project support & management of clinical referrals;

  • Analyses clinical program needs & develops strategies to meet these in conjunction with Senior Program Management;

  • Identifies grassroots clinical program needs and communicates these to the Senior Program management Team;

  • Assists in the planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the clinical service in the program;

  • Collates and disseminates information on clinical work activities to management and mentor team to influence service delivery.

Supervision / continuous professional development:

  • Provides consultative, on-line and distant support to senior mentors and mentor supervisors on the clinical linkage processes as required;

  • Conducts and/or supports the orientation of new senior mentors and mentor supervisors regarding clinical linkages;

  • Inputs into performance appraisals of program staff;

  • Identifies and coordinates the continuous professional development of the program team in regards clinical knowledge for in-service training.

 Administration:

  • Plans diary and monthly activity schedule for self;

  • Writes monthly reports;

  •     Records are filed according to admin SOP.​

Requirements:  

  • 3 years minimum relevant experience;

  • Degree/ Diploma in Nursing or Community Health

  • Registered with the Nursing Council Registered for further relevant studies

  • Must have good computer skills in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to work independently in a high-pressured environment in order to deliver under tight deadlines

  • Pays careful attention to detail

  • Have a code 8 driver’s license

Detailed curriculum vitae highlighting required skills as advertised must be submitted by 16h00 on Monday, 21 September 2020 quoting the above reference number on the subject line to: recruitment@naccw.org.za.

For more about NACCW, refer to http www.naccw.org.za

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

Please Note: NACCW will not cover for any relocation costs.
 
NACCW RESERVES THE RIGHT NOT TO APPOINT

Location: 
Western Cape

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