Monitoring and Evaluation Officer


Position: Professional Nurse/ Project coordinator

Closing date: 23 January 2017

Employment Type: Three Year Renewable Contract

Placement: Hluhluwe

Star For Life (SFL) is a non-profit organisation with the mission to inspire young people to value learning, acquire the knowledge and skills they need for productive work, and live healthy and meaningful lives. SFL has developed a unique set of programmes and workshops that we are currently running in 89 High Schools in

South Africa and Namibia, as well as 13 Primary Schools in South Africa to add value to the regular Life Orientation curriculum.

SFL started in 2005 as an HIV prevention intervention, but has since then broaden to do Health and SRHR Promotion more generally.

SFL seeks the services of a Professional Nurse who will work as project coordinator for the Mobile Health Unit South Africa and Namibia, and as a nurse for the Mobile Health Unit in KZN.

Minimum Requirements:

• Degree / Diploma in Nursing

• Currently Registered with the SANC as a Professional Nurse

• 4 years’ experience working as a professional nurse preferable in an NGO sector

• Sound working knowledge of HIV/Aids and Sexual Reproductive Health Rights

• Understanding of the Integrated School Health Programme

• Experience working with children and/or youth will be an advantage

• Valid code 10 driver’s license

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Participate in the development of the MHU programme

• Provide co-ordination and supervision on the implementation of the MHU programme in South Africa and Namibia

• Provide supportive supervision to the MHU team

• Provide basic health care services within the capacity of the organisation in KZN schools

• Provide health screening to SFL learners within the scope of the programme

• Oversee in the HIV testing and counselling by the MHU counsellors’

• Conduct health education in schools on specific matters in line with the IHSP programme

• Ensure that all necessary materials and tools are available for MHU programme

• Maintain stakeholder satisfaction.

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

• Knowledge of the Nursing legislation and related legal and ethical practices

• Basic understanding and knowledge of NGO sector in South Africa

• Good Communication skills both verbal and written

• Computer skills

• Good interpersonal and teambuilding skills

• Good insight into the public health sector strategies and priorities including the nursing strategy, standards procedures and policies pertaining to nursing care

• The ability to work under pressure in an emotionally challenged setting

• Ability to communicate in English and other vernacular language

• Ability to work with children and/or youth

• Ability to work independently without close supervision.

To apply: submit an application letter, CV and relevant qualifications stating the Post you are applying for to the Human Resource Officer: Email or For more information contact: Ms Sharon Mbambo (035) 562 3149. Should no feedback be received within two weeks of the closing date, kindly accept that your application was not successful.