MEDICAL SPECIALIST GRADE 1 -3 (MENTAL HEALTH)

  • Full Time
  • Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, Golden Mile Building, 5 Downing St, North End, 6001 View on Map
  • Health Eastern Cape posted 4 weeks ago
  • Posted : Aug 23, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R1,106,040.00 - R1,106,040.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary Grade 1: R1 106 040 – R1 173 900 per annum, (OSD) Grade 2: R1 264 623 – R1 342 230 per annum, (OSD) Grade 3: R1 467 651 – R1 834 890 per annum, (OSD)
  • Qualifications Certificate
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: ECHEALTH/MS-DMS/ORT/01/08A/2021
  • Centre OR Tambo District Office
  • Enquiries
    Mr S Stuma Tel No: 047 502 9000
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    NOTE: Applications must be submitted on Z83 form, obtainable at any public service department or on the internet at http://www.info.gov.za/documents/forms/employ.pdf which must be signed (an unsigned Z83 form will disqualify an application) and should be accompanied by a recently updated comprehensive CV and copies of qualifications. 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. (Matric certificate must also be attached) an ID document and driver’s license (where applicable). Non-RSA citizens/ Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of his/her Permanent Resident Permit to his/ her application. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being 89 considered. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 3 months 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 check, citizen verification, financial/ asset record check, qualification/ study verification and previous employment verification). SMS applicants will be subjected to a technical exercise and undergo competence assessment. Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance process. Where applicable candidates will be subjected to a skills/ knowledge test. The department reserves the right not to make appointment (s) to the advertised post (s). Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applications received after closing date will not be considered. All applications must be submitted to the relevant centre as specified in the advert. Should an individual wish to apply for a post on or after 01 January 2021, she| he will be required to submit the new application for employment form which can be downloaded on www.dpsa.gov.za – vacancies. From 1 January 2021should an application be received using the incorrect application for employment (Z83) it will be not considered.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate qualification that allows registration with HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in Psychiatry. Experience: Grade 1: none. Grade 2: A minimum of 5 years’ appropriate experience as Medical Specialist after registration with HPCSA in a normal specialty. Grade 3: A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience as Medical Specialist after registration with HPCSA in a normal specialty. A valid driver’s license. Knowledge and Skills: Evidence of research capability. Experience in lecturing students. DUTIES: Provide clinical leadership and supervision to District and Primary Health Teams. Work with MDT to assess patients with mental emotional and behavioural disorders, including substance related mental health problems and develop intervention plans with MDT. Review and managing of State Patients who are on LOA or conditional discharged. Support the MDT to develop and implement strategies and interventions targeted towards mental health promotion and prevention. Training and upskilling of colleagues and other staff in mental health with focus on primary care interventions. Liaise with colleagues and stakeholders within health system and multisectorally to advance primary health strategies of mental health delivery and refer on cases that need further intervention. Develop and manage a referral system between the District Mental Health Team, primary care mental health clinics, secondary care and other health institutions that offer a higher level of care systems. Supporting mental health clinics in the District by providing multidisciplinary guidance for complicated cases. Support the District Team in conjunction with MDT to analyse mental health service and usage statistics and project resource needs to ensure services meet the community needs. Establishing and maintaining effective Teaching & learning, research supervision of both undergraduate and post graduate programs in the Department of Psychiatry and Faculty of Health Sciences at the WSU in line with the professional bodies.

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