Doh Kzn Vacancies 2022 – Peer Educator

Website KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health


The role of a Peer Educator is to provide Peer education and psychosocial support to adolescent girls and young women (AGYW) aged between 15 and 24 years, and their partners, parents and families, to reduce HIV incidence as well as HIV-related mortality and morbidity among youth.


  • Conduct one-on-one interactions with AGYW and their partners, providing education and psychosocial support on individual health-related issues and linking them to care and support as required
  • Establish child-friendly spaces in the facilities in collaboration with other stakeholders
  • Assist in follow-up of teenagers and youth to ensure that psychological care is offered and delivered
  • Using referral slips to refer and link AGYW to youth clubs and other relevant services as required
  • Establish youth corners in health facilities to create an enabling environment for youth engagement
  • Liaise with other stakeholders to facilitate integration of mother-to-mother services at the facility. Household
  • Educate household members on post-natal care for both mother and baby


  • Fluency in spoken and written IsiZulu and English
  • Strong numeracy skills


  • A Grade 12 Certificate is essential


  • Company: KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health
  • Vacancy Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
  • Application Deadline: SEE APPLICATION PAGE 

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