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25 Nov 2020

Permanent Job Vacancy for a Senior Fieldworker

JobLink24 – Posted by JobLink24 Greater London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

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


Job Purpose

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

technical errors.

  • 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.

Essential Qualification:

Grade 12

Advantageous Qualifications:

  • 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

Additional requirements

  • Computer literacy
  • Valid code 08 driver’s license
  • Willingness to travel
  • Proficiency in reading, speaking, and writing Xhosa and English



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