Higher Health is recruiting for Data Capturer x8 posts(Apply with Grade 12 only)

Higher Health is recruiting for Data Capturer x8 posts(Apply with Grade 12 only)

Higher Health is recruiting for Data Capturer x8 posts.

Closing date: 24 May 2024

Position: Data Capturer X8
Location: X3 Gauteng, X1 Eastern Cape, X1 Western Cape, X2 Kwa-Zulu Natal, X1 Free State

Careers at Higher Health

HIGHER HEALTH develops and implements a range of health, wellness and psychosocial services across 420 campus sites and rural, informal and urban settings in all 52 districts across South Africa.

With a national office in Centurion, Gauteng, HIGHER HEALTH operates through a network of 70 district-based offices and three regional offices (in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town.

HIGHER HEALTH’s esteemed staff embodies the epitome of professionalism, dedication, and expertise. Each member of the team brings a unique set of skills and experiences to the table, contributing to the organisation’s collective success and the fulfillment of its mission.

Job Purpose: Data Capturer x8

The Higher Health invites interested and suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of Data Capturer X8 positions.

The main purpose is to capture all data accurately and timeously into the relevant electronic and manual database (e.g. excel, access, DHIS etc.). Ensure that the information captured is high quality.

The data capture will also provide administrative support as well as information management and reporting systems.

Programmes – Monitoring and Evaluations

Duties and Responsibilities

Main Functions:
Data Quality Control and Data capturing

• Regularly ensure quality of collected data, including data entry and management.
• Receive and collect beneficiary’s files and registers from campuses and mobile clinic for data capturing.
• Count and capture entries relating to both the Global Fund Program and other HIGHER HEALTH Programmes as directed by the PM and M&E unit.
• Count and capture beneficiaries’ data (Consent forms, Reach Registers, Risk Screening forms, enrolments forms, core package forms, biomedical forms, services etc.) into the electronic or manual system.

• Identify missing data, inconsistencies, errors, and follow-up.
• Report on missing data or errors.
• Capture confidential beneficiaries’ information.
• Compare data captured or reported with source documents and make necessary corrections to information captured.
• Perform Ad hoc tasks related to data management.

• Responsible for storing and filing completed information and maintaining records of work tasks and completed documents.
• Maintain an effective and efficient filing system.
• File beneficiaries’ information and documents according to SOPs.
• Performs many different administrative tasks such as word processing, filling out paperwork, and maintaining records and files.
• Telephone queries.

• Support the Provincial Manager in the completion of the statistical reports to HIGHER HEALTH
• Distribute data and reports to relevant team members.
• Undertake and actively engage in monitoring and reporting activities including data quality assessments, site visit verifications, beneficiaries enrolled into curriculum review, and research data collection.
• Ensure report queries from M&E head office are resolved timeously in accordance with the reporting deadlines.

Operating Equipment
• Operates a variety of machines and equipment such as computers with a variety of systems, keyboards, scanners, printers and copy machines.
• Knowledge of specific software and programs for data entry tasks
• Keys information directly into the computer and can also be required to scan documents and fill in any missing information.
• Responsible for loading compliance machines with required materials including paper, disks, tapes, etc.

Qualifications and Experience


• National Senior Certificate (Grade 12)
• Any related qualification

• Experience in organizing and providing administrative assistance.
• Experience with the My Hope database system and Global Fund monitoring would be an added advantage.
• Excellent record keeping and filing system.
• High level of computer literacy primarily in Microsoft Office Packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Strong organizational skills that reflect the ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail and deadlines.

Skills and Competencies

Behavioural competencies:
• Ability to achieve high performance goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
• Attention to detail.
• Goal oriented
• High level of computer literacy primarily in Microsoft Office Packages (Excel, PowerPoint, and Word)
• Ability to work well under pressure and to maintain effectiveness during changing conditions.
• Identifies implications, consequences, or cause relationships in a situation before acting.

How to Apply

Closing date: 24 May 2024.

Interested applicants are invited to apply for the position and should submit an application/motivation letter, CV and attach relevant qualifications to Recruitment@higherhealth.ac.za ;indicate the name of the position “Data Capturer” and Province in the subject line.

Should you not receive response within 6 weeks of the closing date, please consider your application to be unsuccessful.

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