CHIEF DIETICIAN: GRADE 1

  • Full Time
  • Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, Cnr. Charles & Harvey Rd, City Centre, 9301 View on Map
  • Health Free State posted 2 weeks ago
  • Posted : Sep 9, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R466,119.00 - R466,119.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R466 119 per annum, (OSD)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: H/C/54
  • Centre Free State Psychiatric Complex, Bloemfontein
  • Enquiries
    Me M Moore Tel No: (051) 407 9482/9319
  • Where to submit application
    To be send to: The Chief Executive Officer, FSPC, Private Bag X20607, Bloemfontein, 9300.
  • 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 licence (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 : BSc Dietetics Degree in Dietetics/B. Nutrition or post Graduate Diploma in Dietetics which allows Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Dietician. A minimum of 3 year’s appropriate experience in the relevant profession after registration with HPCSA. Proof of registration for 2021/2022. Offer will be based on proven years of experience.Attach proof of working experience endorsed by Human Resource. Knowledge and Skills: Skills required: Communication skills. Analytical. Numerical Financial management). Planning and organization. Problem solving. Team approach. The ability to use essential equipment, Scales, Calipers, Height measuring tools, Computer. The ability to compile complex audit reports on clinical findings as well as management inquiries. Experience in nutrition and food service financial management and budgeting. Ability to work in a multi – disciplinary team. Active participation in planned programs/plans to enhance involvement, capacity building, open communication and participative management in the Allied Health Professional Services Division, Dietetics sub division as well as Food services. Division in the Free State Psychiatric Complex. Good record management skills. Experience in nutrition and food service management and personnel supervision. DUTIES : Deliver professional dietetic and food service services to ensure optimal nutrition intake by planning, nutritionally analyzing and implementing menus for therapeutic and normal diets for all ages to mental health service users. Recipe development and recipe standardization for therapeutic and normal diets of all ages to mental health service users. Maintain optimal Quality Management through the adherence to quality and hygiene standards according to the relevant legislation as well as measures to maintain client satisfaction. Practice good management principles by providing relevant training and supervision to staff and students. Deliver and supervise clinical dietetics services to in and outpatient of the Free State Psychiatric Complex. Deliver dietetic services in the Employee assistance programme. Implementing strict financial control measures. Participate in intra and inter departmental collaboration with relevant stake holders including department of agriculture, ECD centres and old age homes. Liaison with nutrition specialist and suppliers. Information & Risk management and management of resources. Ongoing professional development in fields of dietetics and nutrition. Contribute to policy development. Administrative functions required by the job.

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