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The Department of Health is registered with the Department of Labour as a designated Employer and the filling of the following posts will be in line with the Employment Equity Act (including people with disabilities).

APPLICATIONS : The Director-General, National Department of Health, Private Bag X828, Pretoria. 0001. Hand delivered applications may be submitted at Reception (Brown application Box), Civitas Building, corner of Thabo Sehume (formerly known as Andries) and Struben streets, Pretoria.


CLOSING DATE : 30 March 2020 @ 12h00 Midday

NOTE : All short-listed candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. Applications should be submitted on form Z83 obtainable from any Public Service Department, and should be accompanied by a CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed) and certified copies of qualification certificates (including Senior Certificate/Grade 12 certificate regardless of the qualification requirement indicated in the advert), service certificates, including ID and driver’s licence. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered. Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with the requirements will not be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications and national certificates (where applicable) evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to fill the posts. The successful candidate will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and other vetting procedures. Applicants are respectfully informed that correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If notification of an interview is not received within three (3) months after the closing date, candidates may regard their application as unsuccessful. The Department will not be liable where applicants use incorrect/no reference number(s) on their applications.


POST 10/23 : PROFESSIONAL NURSE REF NO: NDOH 6/2020 (X2 POSTS) Chief Directorate: Environmental Health and Port Health Services Directorate: Port Health Services

SALARY : Grade 1: R256 905 per annum Grade 2: R315 963 per annum

CENTRE : Gauteng

REQUIREMENTS : Qualification and years of experience required are indicated above. Knowledge of Port Health legislation, policies, guidelines and protocols, South African Legislation, International Health Regulations and the 21 Control of Communicable diseases. Good communication (written and verbal), management, planning, administrative, financial, research/analysis and computer skills. A valid driver’s licence. Grade 1: A Degree/Diploma or Equivalent NQF 6 qualification in Nursing, General Nursing and Midwifery (Clinical Nursing Science, Health Assessment and Treatment). Registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse. Grade 2: A Degree/Diploma or Equivalent NQF 6 qualification in Nursing, General Nursing and Midwifery (Clinical Nursing Science, Health Assessment and Treatment). Registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse. A minimum of 10 years’ experience in nursing after registration as a professional nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. Original certified certificates of service must be submitted with your application as well as proof of registration as a Nurse. Salary grades will be determined in accordance with the above requirements as per the OSD.

DUTIES : Provision of good clinical practice; manage medical emergencies. Provide evidence of accurate completed passenger documents. Ensure surveillance of passengers with suspected and confirmed communicable diseases are reported and followed up with the district surveillance officer. Optimal client care; Ensure customer complaints are reported, documented and resolved within 7 weeks. Quality nursing care; Ensure implementation of infection and prevention control measures, occupational health and safety and outbreak response to communicable diseases. Ensure implementation of health regulations, policies and related legislation. Departmental and interdepartmental relations; Provide evidence of information sharing in the form of feedback, peer coaching, ensure conflicts are reported and managed professionally amongst peers.

ENQUIRIES : Ms F Bongweni at Tel No: (012) 395 9728

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