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Assistant Manager Nursing (Area) (General)

Department of Health

Reference Number: Bul G29/2015: Post 13

Core Title: Nursing and Support Personnel

Institution: Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre (Chief Directorate: General Specialist and Emergency Services)

Service benefits:

13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.

Requirements
Minimum educational qualifications:

Basic R425 qualification (i.e. degree or diploma in nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse

Registration with a professional council:

Registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse

Experience:

A minimum of 8 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.

At least 3 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognisable experience at management level.

Inherent requirement of the job:

Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

Skilled nurse clinician able to lead and manage the nursing service within the scope of practice and accepted nursing standards.

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

In-depth knowledge and understanding of legal and ethical legislations and policies related to nursing practices, health care and the Public Service.

Basic computer literacy (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

Provide leadership, guidance, technical and management support to ensure the provision of optimal, holistic, specialised nursing care within set standards and a professional and legal framework and the provision of effective support to management and establish and maintain constructive working relationships with all other stakeholders.

Participate in the analysis, formulation and implementation of nursing guidelines, practises, standards and procedures and ensure that prescribed policies and procedures are adhered to.

Coordinate the provision of effective training and research to maintain professional growth, ethical standards and self-development.

Continuously monitor and evaluate nursing service practices and clinical outcomes to ensure the delivery of cost-effective quality health care.   

Effective resource (human, financial and physical) planning and management in accordance with relevant directives and legislation.

Effective utilisation of information technology and information systems to ensure accurate statistical data collection and capturing.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or www.westerncape.gov.za) must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s.

A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the afore-mentioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated on the advertisement. 

No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. 

CV’s will not be returned. Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.

As directed by the Department of Public Service & Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.

The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. This posts was also advertised in the (Argus/Burger 18/7/2015)

SALARY:

R 430 602 (PN-A7) per annum

SALARY LEVEL: OSD

CLOSING DATE: 7 August 2015

APPLICATIONS TO:

The Chief Director
General Specialist and Emergency Services
Private Bag X15
Parow 7500
(For the attention of Ms R Hattingh (tel: 021 918-1538)

ENQUIRIES:

Ms L Saville, Tel: (021) 370 2314

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