PROFESSIONAL NURSE GRADE 1 TO 3 (GENERAL NURSING)

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
In line with the Employment Equity Plan of the Department of Health it is our intention with this
advertisement to achieve equity in the workplace by promoting equal opportunities and fair treatment in
employment through the elimination of unfair discrimination.
NOTE : It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date,
time and place as determined by the Department. Kindly note that excess
personnel will receive preference.

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POST 29/94 : PROFESSIONAL NURSE GRADE 1 TO 3 (GENERAL NURSING)
West Coast District
SALARY : Grade 1: R241 908 per annum
Grade 2: R297 516 per annum
Grade 3: R362 559 per annum
CENTRE : Swartland Sub-district Primary Health Care (Stationed at Malmesbury CDC)
REQUIREMENTS : Minimum educational qualification: Basic R425 qualification (i.e. diploma/degree
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 and proof of registration
for 2018. Experience: Grade 1: None after registration as Professional Nurse with
the SANC in General Nursing. Grade 2: A minimum of 10 years
appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as Professional
Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. Grade 3: A minimum of 20 years
appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as Professional
Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. Inherent requirements of the job:
Willingness to work after-hours, travel and meet operational requirements. Valid
(Code B/EB) driver’s licence. Ability to work in a team across service platforms.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Excellent communication with community and
other stakeholders’ engagement and facilitation skills. Knowledge of relevant
legislation, policies including Health Care 2030, Sustainable Development Goals,
1st 1000 days. Excellent planning and organisational skills in Community Health
Care, programs and services. Excellent computer literacy in Microsoft office
programs. Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of
the Western Cape.
DUTIES : External interface management by planning, coordination and implementation of
wellness initiatives and interventions with support from internal stakeholders to
implement community orientated primary care. Inter-sectoral interface
management with strong organisational linkages and partnerships with outside
stakeholders, sectors, departments, NGOs and community structures. Lead and
co-ordinate scheduled wellness activities for men, women, adolescents, and youth
with a focus on the 1st 1000 Days initiative towards building healthy communities.
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Coordinate wellness activities in the specific communities with a focus on Western
Cape on Wellness (WoW!) to support an integrated approach in managing chronic
conditions e.g. diabetes, hypertension, TB, HIV, mental health. Coordinate and
support the collection, collation, interpreting of health data for reporting, monitoring
and evaluation purposes.
ENQUIRIES : Ms H van der Westhuizen, Tel No: (022) 482-2729
APPLICATIONS : The Director: West Coast District Office, Private Bag X15, Malmesbury, 7300 or
PG Nelson Street, Malmesbury.
FOR ATTENTION : Mr E Sass
NOTE : No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. A detailed CV
indicating your relevant work experience is required. Shortlisted candidates will be
required to do a practical computer exercise.
CLOSING DATE : 03 August 2018

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