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  • Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, Natalia 330 Langalibalele (Longmarket) Street, 3201 View on Map
  • Health KwaZulu-Natal posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Aug 11, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R444,276.00 - R444,276.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R444 276 – R500 031.per annum. Other Benefits: 13th Cheque, Home Owner’s Allowance, And Medical Aid Optional (Employee Must Meet Prescribed Policy Requirements). Rural Allowance (Conditions apply)
  • Qualifications Diploma
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: UTHUK/14/2021
  • Centre Uthukela District Office
  • Enquiries
    Ms. L. S Phungula Tel No: 036 631 2202
  • Where to submit application
    All applications should be forwarded to: The Human Resources Manager Uthukela Health District office, Private Bag X 9958 Ladysmith, 3370, OR Hand Delivered to HR Officer (Room 20) 32 Lyell Streets, Ladysmith, 3370.
  • Notes
    Applications must be submitted on the prescribed Application for Employment form (Z83) which must be originally signed and dated. The application form (Z83) must be accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, copies of certificates, Identity Document and Driver’s License (Only shortlisted candidates will submit certified copies). The Reference Number must be indicated in the column (Part A) provided thereof on the Z83 form. NB: Failure to comply with the above instructions will disqualify applicants. Faxed and emailed applications will not be accepted. Persons with disabilities should feel free to apply for the post. The appointments are subject to positive outcomes obtained from the State Security Agency (SSA) to the following checks (security clearance (vetting), criminal clearance, credit records, citizenship), 100 verification of Educational Qualifications by SAQA, verification of previous experience from Employers and verification from the Company Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC). Applicants are respectfully informed that, if no notification of appointment is received within 3 months after the closing date, they must accept that their applications were unsuccessful. Applicants in possession of a foreign qualification must attach an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) to their applications. Non- RSA Citizens/Permanent Residents/ Work Permit holders must submit documentary proof together with their applications. All employees in the Public Service that are presently on the same salary level but on a notch/package above of the advertised post are free to apply. Please note that no S&T payments will be considered for payment to candidates that are invited for interview

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : Senior Certificate (Grade 12). Bachelor’s Degree/National Diploma in General Nursing. Current registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC 2021 Receipt).A minimum of 7 years appropriate / recognizable nursing experience as a General Nurse. Proof of current work experience endorsed and stamped by Human Resource. Valid Driver’s License. Computer literacy. .Recommendation One year post basic qualification in Primary Health Care/ PHC Diploma. The ideal candidate must have: Knowledge of lifestyle diseases and how they impact negatively on clinical outcomes. Ability to implement innovative strategies to bring about desired behavioural changes. Ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of stakeholders. Project management skills. Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. Basic financial management. An understanding of the challenges facing the Public Health Sector. Report writings abilities. DUTIES : Ensure implementation of WBPHCOTs and the Integrated School Health Programme policy (ISHP) in line with the PHC re -engineering framework and the National Health Insurance (NHI). Coordinate Covid 19 Health promotion strategy within the District and monitor the output while ensuring sustainability of the strategy. Monitor indicators which measure health outcomes, provide support and report on findings to District Health management team. Monitor and Evaluate implementation of the Outreach Programmes, School Health and Healthy Lifestyle. Provide technical advice to the multi- disciplinary team on the Programme implementation. Facilitate implementation of Health Promotion Programmes at community level. Ensure implementation and supervision of the Community Health Care workers (CHWs) Programmes. Plan, organize and conduct community awareness and events to convey health messages and practices which support healthy lifestyle programme strategies. Network with other government departments, community structures and partners for broader health care provision in the District in line with Operation Sukuma Sake (OSS). Develop schools to meet the criteria required to become health promoting schools and ensure that the status is sustained. Coordinate the HPV campaign and support the sub districts pre, during and post the campaign, for monitoring purposes. Support the oral health teams in providing comprehensive oral health services. Support and form part of the DOE Covid 19 steering committees and offer health related guidance. Form part of the She conquers, safeguard the young, Dreams, PMTCT/MCWH & N, HAST, MMC, etc. programmes, within the district Ensure implementation of educational drives, campaigns and advocacy initiatives to effectively and efficiently communicate the need to change unhealthy lifestyle/maintain healthy lifestyle to the community and target groups Facilitate implementation of Health Promotion Programmes in schools, Primary health care facilities and at community level( e.g. Health promoting clinic, Health promoting school).

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