CHIEF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST: GARDE 1

  • Full Time
  • Bloemfontein, Orange Free State, Cnr. Charles & Harvey Rd, City Centre, 9301 View on Map
  • @Health Free State posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Sep 9, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R466,119.00 - R532,959.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary Grade 1: R466 119 per annum Grade 2: R532 959 per annum
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: H/C/55
  • Centre Free State Psychiatric Complex, Bloemfontein
  • Enquiries
    Me M Moore Tel No: (051) 4079 482/9319
  • 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 Degree in Occupational Therapy. Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) in the relevant profession in Occupational Therapist, independent practice. A minimum of 3 year’s appropriate experience in the relevant profession after registration with HPCSA. Proof of registration for 2021/2022 Valid driver`s license. South African citizen. Knowledge and Skills: Computer Literacy. 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. Good record management skills. Experience in occupational therapy programme management and personnel supervision. DUTIES : Development, management and implementation of effective and efficient clinical occupational therapy services to ensure compassionate and quality Occupational Therapy Services rendered according to the OT scope of practice and Mental Health Care Act. Manage quality assurance projects in Occupational Therapy service delivery. Training and supervision to relevant staff and students of different professions. Participate in intra and inter departmental collaboration with relevant stake holders including the University of the Free State, licensed NGO`s and Rehabilitation services. Participate in information & risk management in Occupational Therapy. Management of allocated resources (consumables and equipment). Ongoing professional development in Occupational Therapy. Policy development when required Administrative functions required by the job and the area practice profile.

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