SALARY: Grade 1: R431 265 per annum Grade 2: R528 696 per annum Other Benefits: 12% Rural Allowance, 13th Cheque, Housing Allowance (Employee must meet Prescribed Requirement and Medical Aid (Optional)

CENTRE: Itshelejuba Hospital: Pongola Clinic Gateway Clinic KwaNkundla Clinic Belgrade Clinic Ncotshane Clinic

REQUIREMENTS: Senior Certificate/ Grade 12 or Equivalent qualification, Degree/National Diploma in general nursing and Midwifery plus one year post basic qualification in Clinical Nursing Science, Health Assessment, Treatment and Care (PHC), Current registration with SANC as a Professional Nurse General and Primary Health care plus, A minimum of four (4) years appropriate/ recognizable Nursing Experience as a General Nurse. Experience: Grade 1: A minimum of 4 years appropriate/ recognizable experience as General Nurse, Grade 2: A minimum of fourteen (14) appropriate/recognizable experiences as General Nurse. At least ten (10) of period must be appropriate/recognizable experience in PHC after obtaining the one year post basic qualification for the relevant specialty (PHC).

Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Required: Knowledge and experience of Public Service Policies and Regulations, Sound Management and negotiation skills. Knowledge of Labour Relations, Clinical Competences, Knowledge of nursing care delivery approaches.

DUTIES: Provide quality comprehensive Primary Health Care by promoting, preventative, Curative and rehabilitative services for the clients in community in line with PHC re-engineering, Perform clinical nursing practice in accordance with the scope of practice and nursing standards for primary health care, Provide administrative services such as providing accurate statistics for evaluation and future planning identifying needs for financial planning and indirect control of expenditure as an integral part of planning and organization,

Motivate staff regarding development in order to increase level of expertise and assist patients and families to develop a sense of self care, Provide safe and therapeutic environment as laid down by the Nursing Acts, Occupational Health and Safety Acts and all other applicable prescripts, Plan and organise own work and that of support personnel to ensure proper nursing care, Be able to implement the institutional major incident (disaster) plan as required, Work as part of the multidisciplinary team to ensure good nursing care,

Demonstrate effective communication with patients, supervisors and other clinicians including report writing when required, Participate in the analysis and formulation of nursing SOP’s and procedures, Provide direct and indirect supervision of all staff within the unit and give the guidance in support of the operational manager, Order and monitor appropriate level of consumables. Participate in clinical record audit and acts on GAPS identity, Work effectively, co-operatively and amicably with persons of diverse intellectual, culture, racial or religious differences, Display a concern for patients, promoting and advocating proper treatment and care including willingness to respond to patient’s need and expectations according to Batho Pele Principles, Promote quality of nursing care as directed by standards at primary health care facilities, Manage all resources within the facility effectively and efficiently to ensure optimum service delivery.

ENQUIRIES: All enquiries should be directed to Ms. CN Mwelase Tel No: (034) 4134000

APPLICATIONS: All applications must be addressed to Itshelejuba Hospital Private Bag X0047, Pongola, 3170 or Hand delivered to Human Resource Office. NB: Due to delays at Post Office applicants are encouraged to hand deliver, courier the applications or email to

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on the new Application for Employment Form (Form Z.83), which is obtainable at any Government Department or from the website – must be accurately completed and signed. Reference Number must be indicated in the column provided on the form Z.83. Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates.

Therefore only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. Failure to comply with the above instructions will disqualify the applicants. The reference number must be indicated in the column provided on z83. E.g. Reference number (ITSH 01/2021). Please note that due to large number of applications received, applications will not be acknowledged, however, only the shortlisted applications will be advised of the outcome.

If you have not heard from us two months after closing date, please consider your application as being unsuccessful. The appointments are subject to positive outcome obtained from the NIA to the employment verification following checks (security clearance, credit records, qualifications, citizenship, and previous experience employment verifications). Please note that candidates will not be reimbursed for S&T claims for attending interviews. Failure to comply will result in the application not being considered. Person with disabilities should feel free to apply for the post.

CLOSING DATE: 13 October 2023


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