Wits Health Consortium is hiring for Fieldworker x2 posts

Wits Health Consortium is hiring for Fieldworker x2 posts.

Closing date: 24 May 2024

Wits Health Consortium (Pty) Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of the Witwatersrand.

Job title: Fieldworker X 2 (2 Months Temp Contract)
Type: Permanent ☐ Fixed Term ☐ Temporary ☒
Location: PHRU – Botshabelo District Hospital, Botshabelo, Bloemfontein

Main purpose of the job

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

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
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  • 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

Required minimum education and training

  • Matric
  • Moderate Computer skills and competent in MS Office
  • A valid driver’s license and able to drive

Required minimum work experience

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

Desirable work experience and personal abilities

  • 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

How to Apply

It is expected that s/he will apply consistent adherence to research and GCP practices.

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

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The subject heading of the email must read MP – 070 – 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



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