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: City of Tshwane

1) Hate Crimes Manager (for hate crimes against LGBT People)

S/he will be responsible for an overall management of the programme. The programme involves case management of LGBT people who have suffered hate crimes, monthly community building & outreach activities, integrating issues within mainstream service provision and advocacy, especially within the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development Task Team to address violence on the basis of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity. The position involves management of a small team, budget and funder reports and applications.

Required: A B Degree is essential. Other qualities include maturity, strong project management skills, experience in working with LGBTI issues, specifically provision of direct services and how to integrate this within the mainstream, and a focus on achieving outputs. 

The position is based in Pretoria. It is an initial one-year contract, renewable pending on funding and performance. There is a three-month probation period. Salary is negotiable pending on qualifications and experience. Please forward CVs to Johan Meyer, meyerj@out.org.za; 012-430 3272.  Closing date for applications is 28 January 2019. We would ideally like the position filled as from 1 February 2019. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. We reserve the right not to make an appointment.

2) Clinic Nurse Coordinator

The Clinic Nurse Coordinator will provide all the needed biomedical services on specified clinic days (weekdays and Saturdays). It includes HCT, ART initiation, PrEP initiation and maintenance, screenings for STI’s and TB and behavior change interventions. In addition, the Clinic Nurse Coordinator will take responsibility for the following:

Ensuring that the Ten81 Clinic is run according to appropriate legislation, regulations and policies

Managing of the OUT Dispensary according to appropriate legislation, regulations and policies

Managing and coordinating of medication orders

Stock Management (including correct storage procedures)

Medical Waste Management

Ensuring that Client Files are kept up to date and filed according to appropriate legislation, regulations and policies

Ensuring that all relevant policies are updated and maintaining updated records of Clinic Resources

Required: Suitable nursing qualification and registration, ability and qualification to dispense and prescribe medicines, and 2 years’ relevant experience in Clinic Management. Applications can be mailed to nthusanes@out.org.za for attention Sam Nthusane.

3) Outreach nurses – 2 positions: one for MSM and one for PWID (people who inject drugs)

 

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 initiation and maintenance, screening for STIs and TB and behavior change interventions. 

Required: Suitable nursing qualification and registration, ability and qualification to dispense and prescribe medicines preferred, and 2 years’ relevant experience. 

Closing date for applications is 28 January 2019. Ability to resume duties as soon as possible, but no later than 1 March 2019. Applications can be mailed to nthusanes@out.org.za for attention Sam Nthusane.

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 from 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. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. We reserve the right not to make an appointment.

 

 

Services
Have you been threatened, hit, raped or had your property damaged or stolen because you are gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex (LGBTI)? Then you have been a victim of a hate crime.
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).