Fieldworkers – Cape Town

Epicentre is looking for skilled multi-racial Fieldworkers in Cape Town to undertake a variety of day-to-day Fieldworker duties. You will be an integral part in ensuring that our field operations run smoothly and are successful in supporting the business activities and meeting targets.

Education Requirements

Matric.

Must be a qualified Enrolled or Registered Nurse working for more than two years.

Tertiary qualifications in Social Science will be an advantage.

Skills required

Proficient in M.S. Excel and M.S. Word, internet, email.

Excellent planning and organizational skills.

Excellent time management skills.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to work well under pressure.

Ability to pay great attention to detail.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Fluency in English & Afrikaans.

Fluency in isiXhosa will be an advantage.

A valid driver’s license will be an advantage.

 

Responsibilities

To collect primary data for various research projects.

Plan out participant visits via daily planning sheet.

Travel to field sites to collect and record data and collect samples.

Replenishing equipment bags daily.

Completing relevant daily paperwork.

Informing participants about project.

Providing participants with incentives.

Reporting incidents to supervisors.

Capturing samples collected onto shipping manifest forms.

 

Previous experience needed

Previous experience in the research field.

Previous experience in an NGO environment will be an advantage.

 

Location

Cape Town