SPEECH THERAPIST (5/8 POST)

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.

OTHER POSTS: PUPIL GEOMATICS OFFICER (LEARNERSHIP) (X30 POSTS)

POST 11/191 : SPEECH THERAPIST (5/8 POST)
(3 Years Contract Post)
SALARY : Grade 1: R188 019 per annum
Grade 2: R220 443 per annum
Grade 3: R259 677 per annum
(plus 37% in lieu of service benefits)
CENTRE : Tygerberg Hospital, Parow Valley
REQUIREMENTS : Minimum educational qualification: Appropriate qualification that allows registration
with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Speech Therapist.
Registration with a professional council: Current registration with the HPCSA as a
Speech Therapist. Experience: Grade 1: None after registration with the HPCSA in
the relevant profession in Speech Therapy (where applicable in respect of RSA
qualified employees. 1-year relevant experience after registration with the HPCSA in
Speech Therapy in respect of foreign qualified employees, of whom it is not required
to perform Community Service, as required in South Africa. Grade 2: A minimum of
10 years’ relevant experience after registration with the HPCSA in Speech Therapy
in respect of SA qualified employees. A Minimum of 11 years’ relevant experience
after registration with the HPCSA in Speech Therapy in respect of foreign qualified
employees, of whom it is not required to perform community service, as required in
South Africa. Grade 3: A minimum of 20 years’ relevant experience after registration
with the HPCSA in Speech Therapy in respect of SA qualified employees. A
minimum of 21 years’ relevant experience after registration with the HPCSA in
Speech Therapy in respect of foreign qualified employees, of whom it is not required
to perform community service, as required in South Africa. Competencies
(knowledge/skills): Excellent communication skills in at least two of the three official
languages of the Western Cape. Good report writing, interpersonal, organising,
leadership and planning skills, as well as computer literacy. Good and sound
knowledge of appropriate national and provincial legislation and policies. Ability to
work independently and in a multi-disciplinary team.
DUTIES : Render diagnostic and therapeutic speech, language and dysphagia services in
accordance with patient needs and professional standards. Manage resources
optimally and effectively. Participate in the multi-disciplinary team environment both
within and outside hospital. Participate and present In-service training and
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Continuing Education. Perform administrative tasks related to the speech and
language service within the hospital.
ENQUIRIES : Ms J Birkenstock Tel No: (021) 938-4825/4/17
APPLICATIONS : The Chief Executive Officer: Tygerberg Hospital, Private Bag X3, Tygerberg, 7505.
FOR ATTENTION : Ms V Meyer
NOTE : No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
CLOSING DATE : 05 April 2019

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