Do you have Matric? Wits Health Consortium is recruiting for Fieldworker x6 posts

Job Summary

Wits Health Consortium is recruiting for Fieldworker x6 posts.

Closing date: 13 February 2024

Job title: Fieldworker X 6 (12 Months Fixed Term Contract)
Type: Permanent ☐ Fixed Term ☒ Temporary ☐

Advert reference number: Data Systems Intern.

Location: PHRU – Tshepong Hospital, Matlosana, Klerksdorp

Job Purpose

To collect and capture data accurately; provide administrative tasks and overall research support

Careers at Wits Health Consortium

Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Limited (“WHC“) is a wholly owned company of the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg (University) established to serve as a legal entity through which the University, and primarily the Faculty of Health Sciences, can conduct contract or sponsored research, entrepreneurial and philanthropic funded activities and services (including clinical services).

In our two decades of operating, WHC has established a world-wide reputation for responsibly managing sponsor and commercially funded activities worth over USD72 million annually.

In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments thereto.

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Key performance areas

  • Map and identify clinics for recruitment
  • Maintaining a good working relationship with local clinic staff
  • Scheduling of appointments
  • Perform data collection in line with the study protocol
  • To do study related duties as specified by the protocol

  • Ensure compliance with study specific standard operating procedures
  • Complete the case report forms
  • Communicate routinely with the study coordinator and principal investigator
  • Do proper filing of results and any other study related documents in the relevant assigned place.
  • Capture study data into REDCap or any other system

  • Provide written reports to the study coordinator
  • Perform ad hoc tasks as and when required.
  • Transport the study staff, documents, and any study related material from local clinics to the site
  • Perform fieldwork activities as required
  • Assist research team with tasks as needed

Qualifications and Experience

  • Matric
  • Moderate Computer skills
  • A valid driver’s license and able to drive


  • At least 1 years’ recruiter experience in a research or clinical environment
  • 1 years’ experience working as a driver.
  • The ability to work in a complex and demanding environment

Skills and Attributes

  • Must possess strong organizational skills
  • PDP would be advantageous
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Must be detail orientated
  • Must be able to work as a member of a team
  • Speak local languages
  • It is expected that s/he will apply consistent adherence to research and GCP practices
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How to Apply

Should you be interested in applying for this vacancy, please send an email to

The subject heading of the email must read KM – 046 – Fieldworker and the job title of position applying for. Please include the following documentation:

  • A cover letter (maximum one page) that clearly states which vacancy you are applying for
  • A detailed CV
  • Copy of valid driver’s licence


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