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Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services

SALARY: R562 800 per annum (PN-B2)


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 and Midwife. A post-basic nursing qualification with a duration of at least 1-year, accredited with the SANC in Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science. Registration with a professional council: Current registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse and Midwife. Experience: A minimum of 9 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. At least 5 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognisable experience after obtaining the one-year post-basic qualification as mentioned above. Inherent requirements of the job: Valid (Code B/EB) drivers licence. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Basic computer literacy. Knowledge and insight of relevant legislation and policy related to this nursing speciality within the public sector. Ability to promote quality patient care through the setting, implementation and monitoring of standards. Effective communication, interpretation, leadership, decision-making and conflict resolution skills. Good organisational skills. Ability to effectively communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

DUTIES : (key result areas/outputs): Manage, plan, coordinate and maintain an optimal, specialised nursing service in an Obstetrics setting.Effective integrated execution and management of all clinical programmes (i.e. Acute, Chronic, Woman- and Child Health, PMTCT and TB/HIV/AIDS/STI). Effective management of Support Services which includes, Information Managemen with regards to data collection, verification, report writing and submission of data, Human Resources (supervision of staff, development and performance management), Finance and Supply Chain Management to ensure effective budgeting and control. Control over infrastructure, maintenance and security. Liaise with relevant stakeholders including Facility Committees. Community Participation. Effective communication on all levels of service delivery.

ENQUIRIES: Ms N Fatyela, Tel. No: (021) 954-2237

APPLICATION: Applicants apply online: www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs (click “online applications”)

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

CLOSING DATE: 14 May 2021

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