COMMUNICATION OFFICER

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
It is the department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as
contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of
race, gender and disability status is required.

OTHER POSTS: INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME 2020/2022: COMMUNICATIONS

POST 10/119 : COMMUNICATION OFFICER REF NO: COM/HEID/010/2020
Directorate: Administration
Re-advert Candidates that previously applied need to re-apply.
SALARY : R257 508 per annum (plus benefits)
CENTRE : Heidelberg Hospital
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate recognize three (3) year National Diploma (NQF6) or
Degree in Marketing and/or Public Relations and/or Communication,
Journalism and Corporate communication with 2yrs experience or grade
12 With a sound reference. Good understanding and knowledge of
communication officer with a sound reference. Good Understanding and
knowledge of communication, good interpersonal relations, project
planning, good marketing, good Media liaison skills, ability to prepare
reports. Be computer literate. Valid driver’s licence.
DUTIES : Develop and implement communication strategy. Plan, organize, lead,
coordinate and control all Communication activities of the department.
Ensure proper interpretation, application, and adhere to all Statutory
requirements as well as guidelines issued by the Department of Health.
Liaise with internal and external stakeholders. Enforcement of good
behavioural attributes. Facilitate inter-departmental Communication
mode/channel. Advice Hospital Management based on information
obtained from various Sources. Promote Health Programmes through
promotional material. Establish and maintain a good working Relation with
media and other stake holders. Secretary and liaison person to and on
behalf of the Hospital Board. Emphasize Batho-Pele Principles to staff
members using different forms of communication. Facilitate the process
of News-Letter. Write and edit reports of activities in the department for
publication. Facilitate and Communicate with community with regards to
health-related issues such as Patients right charter, prevention of
airmanship, etc. Familiarize the community with official policies that
governs the hospital. Co-ordination Of all events and functions.
Management of Notice boards information. Supervise switchboard and
registry. Provide and help in the promotion of the corporate image and
identity of the Hospital. Managing and maintaining various social media
platforms. Perform any other duties that may be requested from time to
time.
ENQUIRIES : Ms. P.L. Khumalo Tel No: (016) 341 1201
APPLICATIONS : Applications should be submitted to HR department at Heidelberg
hospital, Hospital Street. Heidelberg 1441 or posted to Heidelberg
hospital, Private bag 612, Heidelberg 1438.
NOTE : must be submitted on a Z83 form with a C.V, Certified copies of I.D and
Qualifications (not older than 6 months) to be attached. Please note that
the successful candidate will be subject to OHS Medical surveillance as
required in the HBA regulations within the OHS act 85 of 1993, security
and reference check.
CLOSING DATE : 03 April 2020

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