DIRECTOR: MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE ABUSE

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, Civitas Building, cnr Thabo Sehume andStruben Streets, 0001 View on Map
  • Health posted 1 week ago
  • Posted : Sep 8, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R1,057,326.00 - R1,245,495.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 057 326 - R1 245 495 per annum, (An all-inclusive remuneration package) basic salary consists of 70% of total package, can be structured according to Senior Management Service guidelines.
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO NDOH: 03/2021
  • Centre National Department of Health - Pretoria
  • Enquiries
    Ms APR Cele on email: [email protected]
  • Where to submit application
    The Director-General, National Department of Health, Private Bag X 399, Pretoria. 0001.
  • Notes
    All short listed candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Applications should be submitted on the new Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department and should be accompanied by a CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed), qualification certificates (including Senior Certificate/Grade 12 certificate regardless of the qualification requirement indicated in the advert) need not be certified, including ID and driver’s license. Only e-mailed applications will be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications and national certificates (where applicable) evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The department reserves the right not to fill the post. The successful candidate will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and other vetting procedures. Applicants are respectfully informed that correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If notification of an interview is not received within three (3) months after the closing date, candidates may regard their application as unsuccessful. The Department will not be liable where applicants use incorrect/no reference number(s) on their applications.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS : SMS pre-entry Certificate. A degree (NQF 7 as recognised by SAQA) in health sciences or social sciences in one (1) of the following disciplines: Psychiatry, Psychology, Occupational Therapy or Psychiatric Nursing and a postgraduate qualification in a mental health discipline. Five (5) years’ experience in the discipline of mental health. At least five (5) years’ experience in middle/senior management (Deputy Director Level). Knowledge of Clinical Mental Health and related policies and legislation, PFMA, National Treasury Regulations and Public Service Regulations. Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), computer office package and analytical skills. Ability to work independently and under pressure. A valid driver’s license. DUTIES : Develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate mental health and substance abuse legislation, policies, and plans. Develop programmes for prevention of substance abuse and mental illness. Provide stewardship and support provinces in implementing integrated mental health and substance abuse programmes, policies, and legislation. Provide leadership in coordinate provision of medical benefits for TRC Victims. Manage the Directorate in terms of human resources, financial and risk management. Ensure intersectoral, interdepartmental, intradepartmental, and international liaison and collaboration on mental health and substance abuse services.

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