86/09/2018 (X2 POSTS)
Branch: Corporate Services
Directorate: Labour Relations and Wellness Management
SALARY : R242 475 per annum (Level 07)
CENTRE : Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : A National Senior Certificate / Grade 12/ NCV Level 4. A recognised National Diploma
qualification (NQF Level 6). A recognised 3 year Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, B-
Psychology, and Social Work majoring in psychology will be an added advantage. At
least 3 years practical experience in the Employee Health and Wellness environment.
Knowledge on Employee Health and Wellness Integrated Strategic Framework in the
Public Service. Sound knowledge of all four EHW Pillars, an in-depth knowledge in
conducting counselling, psycho-education, and trauma-debriefing. Understanding of all
Pilir processes and COID Act. Interpersonal relations skills, Communication skills
(written, presentation, verbal and listening). Analytical thinking, problem solving and
decision making skills, Innovative and creative, Project management skills, presentation
skills, Strategic capability, Client orientation, Change management skills, report writing
skills, confidentiality and code of ethics. Understanding of Public Service legislation,
regulations and policies. Computer literacy in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook,
Good coordination and report writing skills. A valid driver’s license and willingness to
DUTIES : Administer the Employee Health and Wellness Programme, Assist with the planning,
coordination and implementation of all Health and Wellness interventions, Assist with
the evaluation of the impact of employee health and wellness programmes, Provide
education and awareness on health and wellness related issues, Provide advice and
guidance to management and staff on EHW related matters, Ensure the monitoring and
evaluation of the EHW, Benchmark EHW practices to ensure best practice in all EHW
programmes for DHET staff, Promote health awareness and the facilitation of healthrelated
events, activities and interventions (Wellness Day, HIV/AIDS, etc). Conduct
counselling, psycho-education, and trauma-debriefing. Facilitate and monitor the
implementation of any required recommendations made by the service providers. Ability
to unpack and analyse the implementation of incapacity leaves and the management of
sick leave trends, compiling submission on ill-health Retirement for the employees.
Managing wellness centre, providing First-Aid to employees and management
administration of Injury on duty. Active case management. Effective record
management. Compiling and writing EHW reports, system monitoring tools and
submissions/internal and external memorandums.
ENQUIRIES : Mr P Mtshali Tel No: 012 312 5089 / Ms X Rikhotso Tel No: 012 312 5513 / Mr R Kgare
Tel No: 012 312 5442
APPLICATIONS : Please forward your application, quoting the reference number to: The Director-General,
Department of Higher Education and Training, Private Bag X 174, Pretoria, 0001 or
Hand deliver to: 123 Francis Baard Street (former Schoeman Str.) Pretoria.
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on Z83 form obtainable from any public service
department or on the internet at and must be accompanied by
a recently updated comprehensive cv (with three contactable references and certified
copies of all qualifications, identity document (id) not older than three months, including
drivers licence (where it is required). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign
qualifications evaluated by the South African qualification authority (SAQA) and the
evaluation certificate from SAQA must be attached. Failure to sign z83 and submit the
requested documents will result in your application not being considered. Candidates
whose appointments will promote representativity in terms of race, gender and disability
will receive preference. As of 1st July 2006, all new appointments in the public service
have to be part of the government employee medical scheme (gems) in order to qualify
for a government medical subsidy. Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted
applicants. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing
date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Suitable candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks (criminal record
check, citizenship verification, qualification/study verification and previous employment
verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance
processes. All shortlisted 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. The successful candidate will be required to
sign an annual performance agreement, disclose his/her financial interests and be
subjected to security clearance. Applications received after the closing date or faxed
and emailed applications will not be considered.
CLOSING DATE : 12 October 2018 at 16H00.


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