ASSISTANT DIRECTOR DIETETICS

  • Full Time
  • Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, Cnr. Charles & Harvey Rd, City Centre, 9301 View on Map
  • Health Free State posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Aug 17, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R517,326.00 - R517,326.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R517 326 per annum
  • Qualifications not-provided"
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: H/A/69
  • Centre Mangaung Metro District Health Services: Bloemfontein
  • Enquiries
    Dr M Golele Tel No: (051) - 447 2194
  • Where to submit application
    To: The District Manager, Mangaung Metro Health Services, FSPC, No 4 President Brand Street, Bloemfontein,9300 or hand deliver.
  • Notes
    Applications must be submitted on new Z83 form. “Applicants are advised that until 31 December 2020 the current application for employment (Z83) form will be applicable, however from 1 January 2021, a new application for employment (Z83) form will be effective. Should an individual wish to apply for a post on or after 1 January 2021, he/she will be required to submit the new application for employment form which can be downloaded at www.dpsa.gov.za-vacancies. From 1 January 2021 should an application be received using the incorrect application for employment (Z83), it will not be considered.” The fully completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as all qualification(s), academic records including a Senior certificate and ID-document [Driver’s license where applicable]. Non- RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their applications. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. The Department does not accept applications via fax or email. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, qualification verification and employment verification). Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 12 months. The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post. The successful candidate will be expected to sign a performance agreement. The Department of Health is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer. The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s) with a candidate whose transfer / promotion / appointment will promote representativity in line with the numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. Advertisement and accompanying notes must clearly capture the requirements for certification to reflect that applicants must submit copies of qualifications, Identify document and drivers license (where appropriate) and any other relevant documents. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. The communication from the HR of the department regarding the requirements for certified 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.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) in the relevant profession. A minimum of 3 year’s appropriate experience in the relevant profession after registration with HPCSA. Proof of current registration with HPCSA (2021/2022). Offer will be based on proven years of experience. Attach proof of working experience endorsed by Human Resource. Valid driver’s license. Knowledge And Skills: Good communication interpersonal, computer literacy, financial and human resource management skills. Knowledge of relevant Acts, multidisciplinary context. Analytic thinking, independent decision-making and problem solving skills. Relevant experience in management and Primary Health Care service. Must possess ability to work under pressure. Must be proactive, innovative and independent leader. DUTIES : Provide leadership in Mangaung Metropolitan Health District for management of Dietetics services. Give inputs and ensue adherence to District, Provincial and National legislation and guideline. Disseminate evidence based standard operating procedures for the nutrition care and management of patient. Provide nutrition technical support to service in the facilities. Coordinate and conduct training of the staff to support implementation of quality service. Facilitate and conduct nutrition educate and promotion activates. Conduct visit to PHC feeder clinics/ home visits for identified patient and support institutions in the area to develop appropriate nutrition support services for patients. Maintain health information statistics in the line with department of health guideline and policies and provide regular reports. Plan and manage resource (financial, inventory and human) in the with budget allocations for nutrition services. Ensure that nutrition care records of assessment, treatment and progress are maintained 122 in accordance with HPCSA requirements. Improve professional competence by regular self-evaluation and application of current research information and methods to nutrition practice in order to optimize nutrition care. Participate and contribute in multi-disciplinary programs. Implement quality assurance policies and develop appropriate quality improvement measures to maintain high standards of nutrition service attend all relevant meeting at District and Provincial levels

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