Wits Health Consortium is hiring Field Worker x2 posts. You need only Grade 12 to apply!

Job Summary

Wits Health Consortium is hiring for the vacancy: Field Worker x2 posts.

Closing date: 08 March 2024

Job title: Fieldworker x2 (3 months)
Type: Permanent ☐ Fixed Term ☐ Temporary ☒
Advert reference number: FW – SOPRIMA

Location: VIDA – Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital

Job Purpose

To recruit and retention study participants

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.

Key performance areas

  • Fostering good relations with community members.
  • Establishing a relationship of trust and respect with participants.
  • Ensure that consent forms are accurately completed and signed by all parties.
  • Electronic data collection
  • Administer study questionnaires and collect accurate data
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  • Ensure data accuracy
  • Tracing study participants
  • Assisting Team Leader to ensure that scheduled tasks are met
  • Assisting Team Leader to ensure high quality data are collected
  • Demonstrate effective self-management.
  • Tasks or deadline orientated
  • Provide required data collection statistics and reports

Qualifications and Experience

  • Grade 12
  • Basic Counselling Certificate


  • Minimum 1 years’ work experience in a Research Environment

Skills and Attributes

Desirable additional education, work experience and personal abilities:

  • Normal working hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 09h00 to 17h00
  • Self-motivated
  • Ability to work under pressure including odd hours when necessary
  • Good relating skills, time conscious
  • Sound knowledge of the entire suburb of Thembelihle, Freedom Park and Soweto is an added advantage
  • Good Clinical Practice (GCP) advantageous
  • Valid Driver’s License

How to Apply

Should you be interested in applying for this vacancy, please send an email to The subject heading of the email must include the job title of position applying for

Please include the following documentation:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae


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