University of Cape Town is hiring Clinical Research Worker x10 posts

Job Overview

The University of Cape Town’s South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI), located within the Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine (IDM), invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for a 12-month contract as Clinical research Workers (CRW).

Closing date: 18 June 2024

The annual cost of employment, including benefits (where applicable), is between R146, 339.00 and R255,

The available positions are based at the SATVI Project Office in Worcester. This office works on various Tuberculosis research projects.

Requirements for the job

  • Senior certificate (Grade 12)
  • Fluency in English and either Afrikaans or Xhosa (written and spoken for English and one other
    language)ensure to indicate on your CV what languages you are proficient in reading and writing

  • Computer literate and proficient in working on Microsoft Office
  • Valid Driver’s License for light vehicles and actively driving (manual)
  • Resides in the Breede Valley, Langeberg or Witzenberg sub-districts.
  • Knowledge of TB, HIV and the Cape Winelands East region

Skills and Attributes

The following will be advantageous:

  • Counselling experience
  • Good record keeping skills and experience as well as attention to detail
  • Good decision making and prioritising capabilities
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a diverse team
  • Previous experience in clinical research with a current GCP certificate
  • Able to adapt to change effectively


The appointee will be part of a dynamic team responsible for activities associated with clinical research. The role includes; participant recruitment (including assenting and consenting), counselling, data collection, assistance with clinical procedures, surveillance and community liaison.

Flexibility with regard to standby as well as working after normal hours may be required, depending on the operational need of the organisation.

How to Apply

First, DOWNLOAD FULL ADVERT HERE. To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Elaine Zimri at [email protected]

  • UCT Application Form (download at
  • Cover letter, and
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Current Drivers License
  • Grade 12 certificate

Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line of the email. Hand delivered Applications will not be accepted.

An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and may be required to undergo an assessment.

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