Directorate: Mental Health


SALARY: R256 905 – R297 825 per annum (plus benefits)

CENTRE: Sedibeng District Health Services

REQUIREMENTS: 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 with Psychiatry. Registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse and proof of current registration. Grade 1: less than 10 years of relevant experience as a Professional Nurse after registration with SANC. A driver’s license is essential. Current proof of registration with SANC. Interest in mental health. Knowledge of legislation and related legal and ethical practices, PFMA, Public Service Act and Regulations. Good communication, interpersonal, computer literate, financial and human resource management skills. Ability to work independently and in a multidisciplinary context. Analytic thinking, independent decision making and problem-solving skills.

DUTIES: Provide quality Mental Health Services within the NGOs and clinics. Conduct assessment audit and support to mental health NGOs and substance abuse centres as required by the department. Identify training needs and develop a programme to train NGO managers and care workers. Participate in yearly adjudication of Mental Health NGOs. Utilize human, material and physical resources efficiently and effectively. Plan and organize own work, be a team leader and make a relevant decision in matters concerning patient care. Take part in health promotion and illness prevention initiatives and assist in their evaluation. Create and maintain a complete and accurate nursing record for individual health care users. Demonstrate effective communication with patients, supervisors and other clinicians, including reports. Perform administrative functions required of the job. Perform any other duties delegated by Supervisor.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. N.A Mbele Tel No: (016) 950 6121

APPLICATIONS : Please: Quote the relevant reference number, direct applications to the HR Manager- Sedibeng DHS, Private Bag X023 Vanderbijlpark, 1900 or hand deliver at designated recruitment boxes next to security officers, Cnr Frikkie Meyer & Pasteur BLVD.

NOTE: Applicants who previously applied for the post are encouraged to re-apply as their previous applications will not be considered. The appointed employee will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Check (PSC), (OHS) Medical surveillance as required in the HBA, at no cost. People with disabilities are welcome to apply. Applications must be filled on a new Z83 form accompanied by a comprehensive CV. At least 3 references must be on a CV. Candidate must ensure that all qualifications and ID are certified copies and are (not older than 6 months). Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications. Failure to submit the required documents as indicated will result in the application not being considered. Qualifications of candidates recommended for appointment will be verified. The qualification will be verified with the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Candidates will be subjected to a security screening and vetting process: criminal clearance, citizenship, credit records. Applications received after the closing date will not be accepted. The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment/fill the post. Candidates will be expected to be available for selection interviews on the date, time and place determined by the Department of which practical’s can be part of the selection process. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful. Sedibeng District Health District is committed to the pursuit of diversity and redress. Candidates whose appointment will promote representativity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference. No S & T and resettlement allowance will be paid. Candidates will be expected to rotate within the District as per service delivery needs.

CLOSING DATE: 05 March 2021

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