Vehicle Driver

Stellenbosch University – Stellenbosch, Western Cape

3 hours ago

Assisting study counsellors in recruiting potential adult index cases – this involves locating adult index cases, collecting data and doing follow-up tracking (by means of home visits, clinic visits and telephonic contact);

Accurately documenting all recruiting efforts;

Collecting participant contact information and updating it as needed;

Obtaining consent from adult index cases;

Working closely with the recruitment team and assisting in completing pre-screen and screening study documents for adult index cases;

Attending training sessions as required;

Transporting participants, their families and staff to research sites and for study visits and follow-ups;

Helping to trace participants from a specific community and maintaining accurate records of all tracing attempts;

Transporting equipment and consumables between the DTTC head office and the study sites;

Collecting and transporting clinical specimens, medicines and documentation as required;

Performing other driving duties as requested by the study team;

Taking responsibility for the vehicle allocated to the incumbent, among other things by maintaining the logbook and by ensuring that the vehicle be serviced regularly;

Acting as an ambassador for HIV and TB research and clinical care in communities;

Performing all duties within the context of the mission, vision and values statement of Stellenbosch University.

Job Requirements/Pos Vereistes

A valid driver’s licence and professional driving permit (PrDP);

Grade 12;

Substantial experience and a clean record as driver;

Sound knowledge of Cape Town and environs;

The ability to work in a team and function independently;

A motivated approach to work;

The ability to pay attention to detail and work in a consistent ethical manner;

A highly organised work approach;

Good verbal and written communication skills in English and Afrikaans;

The willingness to work flexible hours;

Ability to maintain confidentiality;

Administration skills.


At least two years’ experience in a research environment and of driving duties;

GCP training (in good clinical practice).