Closing Date:  21/03/2021

Wellness Educator


Jwaneng, BW

Description: Debswana Diamond Company would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the position listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.

Purpose of the Role

To implement the wellness programme through preventative initiatives and awareness

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Provides health and wellness education information consistent with all relevant professional Standards through bulletin boards, contribution to newsletter, group & individual engagement facilitates & promotes healthy living to employees and the community.
  • Implements wellness initiatives by Organising and facilitating seminars and presentations, evaluating and reporting on the effectiveness of the wellness initiatives and recommends appropriate action.
  • Promotes behavioral change to minimise wellness risks
  • Provides counselling and support to employees and the community.
  • Provides support, skills development, motivation and performance evaluations of peer educators.
  • Analyses referred cases from Peer Educators and takes appropriate action

Other Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinates and monitors the implementation of safety, health and environmental programs in area of responsibility taking cognisance of all legal requirements
  • Implements knowledge management principles through application of tools and methodologies to continuously improve and sustain business performance
  • Identifies and implements creative and innovative ideas to continuously improve and sustain business performance
  • Establishes and maintains Business Partner relationships with all key stakeholders to facilitate the optimal functioning of the functional area


  • Diploma in Health or Wellness Related Discipline


3 years post qualification experience in a health promotion environment

Legal Certification/Professional Registration

  • Registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Botswana

Technical Competencies

  • Practice -Based Learning and Improvement
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Professionalism and ethical conduct
  • Patient Education

Behavioral Competencies

  • (SU_S)_Business Acumen (2)
  • (SU_S)_Change Leadership (1)
  • (SU_S)_Developing Others (3)
  • (SU_S)_Impact & Influence (2)
  • (SU_S)_Innovation (2)
  • (SU_S)_Planning, Coordination and Execution (3)
  • (SU_S)_Managing Performance and Holding People Accountable (4)
  • (SU_S)_Service Orientation (3)
  • (SU_S)_Teamwork & Collaboration (2)

Debswana is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Fixed Term Contract
9 Months