Servicing the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender community

OUT provides direct health services to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community, MSM, sex workers, and injecting drug users, including HIV testing, counselling, treatment and general lifestyle advice and support.

OUT has been in existence for more than 21 years and is dedicated to the building of healthy and empowered LGBT communities in South Africa and internationally, while reducing hetrosexism and homophobia in society.

Job Openings: Johannesburg, Nelson Mandela Bay and Buffalo City

1. City of Johannesburg (Melville)

1.1. Site Coordinator. S/he will manage the office, staff and program. It includes human resources, finances, monitoring and evaluation, clinic and outreach services, micro mapping and quality improvement, and representation on various forums. Required: appropriate B-Degree and 5 years management experience preferably in a PEPFAR program. R50 000.00 per month negotiable CTC.

1.2. Clinic nurse. A clinic nurse will provide needed biomedical services on specified clinic days (weekdays and Saturdays). It includes HCT, ART initiation, PrEP, screenings for STI’s and TB and behavior change interventions. Required: suitable nursing qualification, ability to dispense and prescribe medicines, and 5 years relevant experience. R28 000.00 per month CTC.

1.3. Outreach nurses (2 positions). An outreach nurse will provide mobile biomedical services with peer outreach teams (varying hours including after hours and week-ends). It includes HCT, ART initiation, PrEP, screening for STI’s and TB and behavior change interventions. Required: suitable nursing qualification and registration, dispensing and prescriptions preferred, and 3 years relevant experience. R25 000.00 per month CTC. 

1.4. Peer educators (5 positions). Peer educators will provide outreach services (including week-ends of after- hours). It includes community mobilization, behavior change interventions and conducting HCT. Required: ability to conduct HCT, good knowledge of local mainly white and colored MSM communities, and 3 years’ experience. R8000.00 per month CTC. 

2. Nelson Mandela Bay

2.1. Peer educator. Peer educators will provide outreach services (including week-ends of after- hours). It includes community mobilization, behavior change interventions and conducting HCT. Required: ability to conduct HCT, good knowledge of mainly local MSM colored communities, and 3 years’ experience. R6000.00 per month CTC.

3. Buffalo City

3.1. Outreach nurse. An outreach nurse will provide mobile biomedical services with peer outreach teams (varying hours including after hours and week-ends). It includes HCT, ART initiation, PrEP, screening for STI’s and TB and behavior change interventions. Required: suitable nursing qualification and registration, dispensing and prescriptions preferred, and 3 years relevant experience. R23 000.00 per month CTC. 

 

Closing date for applications is 29 January 2019. Ability to resume duties as soon as possible but no later than 1 March 2019. FOR ALL APPLICATIONS. Please apply clearly specifying number and title of position. Do not apply for various positions with the submission of one CV. Applications not following these specifications will not be considered.

Strong preference will be given to members form our target groups and who have experience of PEPFAR programs. Please only submit a 3-page (max) CV, without supporting documentation (certificates, degrees) and with 3 contactable references. Applications can be mailed to moipone.sambo@gmail.com for attention Moipone Sambo.

 

Services
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OUT offers exciting training to mainstream service providers and other interested parties. The training assists individuals to understand themselves as sexual beings.
Currently OUT distributes safer sex packs to a range of venues in Tshwane that are utilised by gay men and lesbian women. These packs also include responsible sex messaging, appropriate barrier methods and lube.
OUT's Engage Men’s Health project offers free and confidential sexual health services to gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men (MSM).