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Wits Health HUBB (WHH) Learnerships 2021/2022

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  • Full Time
  • Gauteng

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The Wits Health HUBB was founded in 2020 by University of the Witwatersrand researchers Dr Del Naidoo, Dr Lisa Ware and Mr Lethu Kapueja.

Wits Health HUBB (WHH) Learnerships 2021/2022. The Wits Health HUBB (WHH) invites applicants to apply for Learnership Programme 2021 in Gauteng.

The Wits Health HUBB was founded in 2020 by University of the Witwatersrand researchers Dr Del Naidoo, Dr Lisa Ware and Mr Lethu Kapueja. Their passion for youth health and in particular, their experience in working with youth in Soweto on various community health research projects drew their attention to the reality that health and poverty are inseparable. The research conducted with young people and families in Soweto over the last 30 years through the MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways to Health Research Unit (DPHRU) showed that young people typically do not engage with health as economic challenges are more pressing.

The “Wits Health HUBB” (WHH) programme aims to provide meaningful professional work experience, training, and qualification in the healthcare space for formerly unemployed youth; to activate health consciousness and personal wellbeing amongst youth; and to expand community access to healthcare. At the end of 12 months trainees will obtain an NQF, level 3, Health Promotion Officer (HPO) qualification (SAQA ID No: 94597).

In partnership with our training partner Kunokhanya Training Academy, we are looking for 30 hardworking and passionate young people to be trained as Community Health Workers who will contribute to the health of their community.

During the COVID-19 national lockdown, the recruitment and training will be conducted online and in person.

Please apply if you are comfortable with this mode of learning .

Minimum Requirements

  • Youth 18-35 years old
  • Residing in Soweto
  • NEET (Not in Employment, Education, or training)
  • Must have a Matric Qualification OR
  • Community Health Work NQF Level 3 or Primary Health Care (National Certificate Vocational 3)
  • Be willing to commit to the programme for the full duration of 12 months

Please upload the following documents when filling the form.

  • CV: ONE PAGE PDF or Word Document
  • Matric Certificate
  • Copy of  certified ID one PDF

To apply for this job please visit www.witshealthhubb.org.

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