In an exciting partnership with the Kunokhanya Training Academy, the Wits Health Hubb (WHH) proudly presents the Health Advocate Accredited Learnership for 2023. This program offers a life-changing opportunity for young individuals looking to embark on a fulfilling career in healthcare. Over the course of 12 months, participants have the chance to obtain an NQF Level 3 qualification as a Health Promotion Officer (HPO), a credential that can open doors to a promising future.
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A Role with Purpose
As a Health Promotion Officer trainee, you’ll be at the forefront of driving community health and wellness initiatives in the vibrant Soweto region. Your role will encompass a range of vital responsibilities, including conducting health education and promotion activities, actively engaging in community outreach programs, and fostering dialogues with residents to enhance awareness of crucial health issues. This comprehensive learnership program is thoughtfully designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills required to make a tangible, positive impact on the health and well-being of your community.
Key Program Details
- Position: Health Promotion Officer Trainee
- Number of Positions: 20
- Qualification: NQF Level 3 in Health Promotion Officer (HPO)
- Partnership: Kunokhanya Training Academy
- Financial Support: Candidates meeting the criteria will receive funding for their participation
Who We’re Looking For
- Age: We welcome candidates aged 18 to 30 years old.
- Location: Reside in Soweto, Gauteng.
- Current Status: Not currently engaged in employment, education, or training.
- Education: Possess a Matric qualification (Grade 12).
- Commitment: Ready to commit to a 12-month program.
- Skills: Demonstrate good visual and hearing abilities.
- Mobility: Be prepared for fieldwork.
- Tech-Savvy: Basic computer literacy is preferred.
- Bonus Points: Any prior experience in the health sector is an added advantage.
The Application Journey
If you’re an enthusiastic, dedicated individual who meets these criteria and is passionate about making a difference in community health, we urge you to take this opportunity:
- Visit the official application portal: https://intake.witshealth.co.za/WitsHealthHubb2023.aspx
- Submit your application: Ensure it’s completed before the deadline on September 18, 2023.
The Path Forward
Candidates who make it to the shortlist will be contacted within one week of the application deadline. Further assessments and interviews will follow to determine the final selection.
This is your chance to be a part of something exceptional – a program that not only offers a bright future for you but also the opportunity to create a healthier and happier Soweto. Join us on this journey as a Health Promotion Officer, and together, let’s transform community health and well-being.