ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: HEALTH SUPPORT LICENSING (EMS AND MENTAL HEALTH)

  • Full Time
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, 20th Floor, 4 Dorp Street, 8000 View on Map
  • @Health Western Cape posted 2 weeks ago
  • Posted : Oct 5, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R376,596.00 - R376,596.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R376 596 per annum
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Development
  • Reference POST 34/306
  • Centre Head Office, Cape Town
  • Enquiries
    Ms K Jacobs Tel No: (021) 483 3303
  • Where to submit application
    Applicants apply online: www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs (click “online applications”)
  • Notes
    It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department. Kindly note that excess personnel will receive preference. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : Minimum educational qualification: Appropriate three-year National Diploma/Degree in administration or health or business field. Experience: Appropriate experience in general office administration. Appropriate experience in the health care and regulatory environments will be an added advantage. Inherent requirement of the job. A valid unendorsed (Code B/EB) driver’s license. Willingness to travel throughout the Western Cape. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Knowledge of and insight into the Western Cape Ambulance Service Act, Western Cape Ambulance Services Regulations – 2012 (Provincial Notice 180), Mental Health Care Act, subsequent Mental Health Care Regulations, Guidelines for Licensing Community Mental Health Facilities in the Western Cape and applicable Health Care legislation. An understanding of clinical activities, needs, norms and standards across all types of ambulance / emergency medical services. Leadership qualities with excellent people, technical, conceptual and decision-making skills and the ability to represent the Department with confidence in engagements with internal and external clients, as well as other Departmental institutions. Working knowledge of legislation and guidelines relevant to ambulance services and mental health i.e. Ambulance Act 3 of 2010, Provincial Notice 180 or Emergency Medical Services Regulations – 2017, Mental Health Care Act (2002). Demonstrable computer literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc.), excellent report writing, drafting of documents and presentation skills. Ability to think critically and analytically, function independently and within a team context, being confident, self-motivated and showing initiative. Sound interpersonal, supervisory, communication and conflict management skills. Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. DUTIES : Render comprehensive administrative support to the Ambulance Service Advisory Committee and the Mental Health Advisory Committee to implement applicable legislation and decision-making procedures. Manage and supervise support personnel’s duties and support management to manage the unit and relevant resources. Effective and efficient communication with all ambulance service and mental health stakeholders and advise on procedural aspects relating to licensing as outlined within the relevant legislation. Offer support to the Deputy Director: Licensing & Inspectorate pertaining to Ambulance Services and Mental Health licensing in the Province. Knowledge of financial management principles and understanding of the levying and collection of fees in terms of applicable legislation.

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