HEAD CLINICAL UNIT: GRADE 1 (MEDICAL) (CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHIATRY)
SALARY: R1 728 807 per annum (A portion of the package can be structured according to the individual’s personal needs).
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 Subspecialist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Registration with a professional council: Registration with the HPCSA as a Subspecialist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Experience: A minimum of 3 years appropriate experience after registration with the HPCSA as a Subspecialist in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. Inherent requirement of the job: Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s license and willingness to travel to meet service needs. Willingness to work overtime. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Demonstrated experience of engagement at all levels of care, appropriate management and supervisory experience as well as appropriate experience in conducting and supervising research with recognized academic achievement and leadership. Must have a strong record of clinical experience and clinical governance, and extensive experience in teaching training and supervision at both under- and post-graduate levels. Strong people management skills, analytical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, and ability to lead a multidisciplinary team. Sufficient fluency in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
DUTIES: Conduct and supervise research activities. Develop and maintain high-quality, evidence-based psychiatric assessment and treatment programs. Provide clinical leadership and supervisory management of the Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Unit of Tygerberg Hospital (including strategic planning, monitoring, and evaluation). Provide support to the Executive Head of Department and participate in the management of the Department of Psychiatry as appropriate. Responsibility for C and A Psychiatry services at Tygerberg Hospital and of the TBH /Stikland Psychiatric Hospital drainage area service platform. Provide leadership and carry out consultation on appropriate service design.
ENQUIRIES: Dr. M Mukosi Tel. No: (021) 938 4136 or Prof S Seedat, Tel No: (021) 938 9658.
APPLICATIONS: 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. The role of this position may change depending on the outcome of the service redesign
discussions that will be undertaken in the near future.
CLOSING DATE: 16 April 2021