Job Detail

  • Offered Salary Grade 1: R1 106 040 – R1 173 900 per annum Grade 2: R1 264 623 - R1 342 230 per annum Grade 3: R1 467 651 – R1 834 890 per annum
  • Qualifications not-provided"
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: THH09/2021
  • Centre Town Hill Hospital – (Psychiatry)
  • Enquiries
    Dr. P. Luthuli (Clinical Manager) Tel No: 033 341 5654
  • Where to submit application
    To be forwarded to : Mr. SW Zulu, The Human Resource Manager, TownHill Hospital, PO Box 400, Pietermaritzburg, 3200
  • Notes
    NOTE: An Application for Employment Form (Z83) must be completed and forwarded. This is obtainable from any Public Service Department or from the website Applicants must submit copies of Identity document, highest educational qualifications, certificate of service, professional registration certificates and a proof of current registration must be submitted together with your Curriculum Vitae. Only shortlisted candidates for the post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from Human Resource. People with disabilities should feel free to apply for these posts. The reference number must be indicated in the column provided on the form Z83, Please note that failure to comply with the above instructions will disqualify the applicant. Please note that selected candidate will be subjected to a pre-employment screening and verification process including a CIPC (Companies Intellectual Property Commission) screening. Due to the large number of applications anticipated, receipts of applications will not be acknowledged. Should you not be advised within 90 days of the closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have a foreign qualification, which is the requirement of the post, evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) and to provide proof of such evaluation on application. Failure to comply will result in the applicant not being considered. (This Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, whose aim is to promote representative in all levels of all occupational categories in the Department). Please note that due to financial constraints, there will be no payment of S & T Claims.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Senior Certificate (Grade 12). A basic qualification of MBCHB plus FC Psychiatry (SA), M Med Psychiatry or equivalent. Current (2021) registration with the HPCSA. Proof of current and previous work experience endorsed by HR (Certificate of Service) Code 8 driver’s license Other Requirements: Computer literacy: Word, Spreadsheet, Presentation and search engine software /applications. Knowledge, Skills and Competencies Required Clinical knowledge and skills at the level of a Specialist Psychiatrist. Knowledge of mental health legislation and policies. Policies and practices relevant to the organisation of mental health services. Programme planning, implementation and evaluation. Knowledge and ability to develop programme focused on psychosocial rehabilitation and Management of substance abuse commodity with mental illness. Management of human resources, experience in providing expert opinion in psychiatry, clinical research skills and computer literacy. Leadership, communication skills with the ability to communicate professionally and conduct oneself in a professional manner at all times and have sound ethical values. Grade 1: Appropriate qualification (MBCHB or equivalent) plus registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in Psychiatry Grade 2: Appropriate qualification (MBCHB) or equivalent Plus appropriate five (5) years’ experience after registration with HPCSA as a Medical Specialist Psychiatry Grade 3: Appropriate qualification (MBCHB or equivalent) Plus ten (10) years’ experience after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in Psychiatry. All-inclusive salary package (This package consists of 70% basic salary and 30%flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable rules) Other Benefits: Commuted Overtime (Commuted overtime limited to applicable groups) DUTIES: Clinical: Provide specialist psychiatrist care, assessments and evaluations of mental health care users (MHCU’s) Teaching and Outreach: Provide academic teaching and clinical training to students and trainees in Medical, Nursing and Allied Health Professions Provide specialist advice, guidance and training to clinical paramedical and management staff both within the tertiary services and as part of Outreach to Area 2. Administrative: Participate in the development of clinical management guidelines, protocols and referral pathways for the management of MHCU’s. Attend to administrative matters as pertains to the inpatient and outpatient services. Ensure the effective, efficient and economical use of allocated resources inclusive of human resources. Research Stimulate, participate in and supervise research.

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