Permanent Job Vacancy for a Senior Fieldworker
Job Vacancy for a Senior Fieldworker
Location: Scenery Park, East London
Company: Research Unit
Job Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 21 December 2020
Job Title: Senior Fieldworker
The Snr Field Worker will be responsible for the preparation of research sites for data collection
on the PrEP study and will support all research-related activities at the research sites.
- To prepare research sites to ensure that the site is set up for data collection and adherence activities on the PrEP study.
- To ensure that all electronic devices required for data collection are on site.
- To ensure that specimen containers are on site and ready to store specimens.
- To ensure that the site’s general housekeeping is in order to accommodate participants.
- To assist to set up gazebos for outdoor data collection when required.
- Supporting research-related activities at research sites.
- Checking whether all specimens were collected.
- Checking whether the patient received a snack for their visit.
- To support the Project Manager in monitoring data collection devices.
- To assist in charging electronic devices and exchanging them should they encounter
- To contact participants for site visits.
- To perform quality control processes.
- Applying quality control on participant records.
- To monitor and Lock participants’ electronic records where necessary.
- To archive participant files in a convenient retrievable manner.
- Archiving participant laboratory results.
- To maintain study participant confidentiality.
- Research Ethics Course
- Working / Industry experience required:
- Must have knowledge and exposure to online data platforms i.e. REDCap
- Must have previous work experience in the Public Health sector
- Must have experience in supporting research activities
- Must have previous experience working in a health/research environment
- Computer literacy
- Valid code 08 driver’s license
- Willingness to travel
- Proficiency in reading, speaking, and writing Xhosa and English
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