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ASSISTANT MANAGER SCHOOL HEALTH

Sedibeng District Health
6 days ago
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Job Description


Requirements :

  • A Degree or Diploma in Nursing that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council. Current proof of registration with the South African Nursing Council. A degree in Nursing Management will be an added advantage. Experience: A minimum of 10 years of appropriate \ recognizable experience in nursing after registration with the South African Nursing Council in General Nursing. At least 6 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate\ recognizable experience after obtaining the 1-year post-basic qualification in primary health care (PHC). At least 3 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate recognizable experience at the management level (Operational Manager) at a public health institution. Computer literacy. Valid driver’s license. Strong leadership, good communication and sound interpersonal skills are necessary

Duties :

  • Monitor the provisioning of preventive and promotive services that address the health needs of school-going children. Facilitate referrals to health facilities where school children will be attended comprehensively. Ensure sustainable co-ordination for school health community and multi-sectoral teams in improving health in schools. Assisting and educating schools to reach and be accredited as health-promoting schools. Mobilise resources and conduct capacity building for the implementation of the Integrated School Health Policy. Monitor and evaluate school health services rendered i.e., collecting, and validating school health data and reporting thereof. Coordinate HPV, Td, deworming and other campaigns in schools yearly as required by the National Department of Health. Effective utilisation of human resources, materials, and physical resources efficiently and effectively, and able to manage and control the budget allocated to the programme. Provide direct and indirect supervision of all staff under his/her supervision. Ensure continuity of services from school to adolescent youth-friendly services at the primary health care level. Facilitate the establishment of AYFS services and monitor them. Coordinate the activities relating to the safety of initiation schools in the district

Notes :

  • Applications can be dropped off at 2nd Floor HR- Johan Heyns , Vanderbijlpark. Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 form. The application form is obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. The Z83 must be fully completed (please refer on the left side of Z83 special notes for clarity), it must be initialled and signed. According to Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Circular 19 of 2022, applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications, service certificate and other relevant documents on application but must submit a fully completed Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. The Curriculum Vitae should be recently updated that specifies the following: All experience should be in a chronological order indicating the position, institution and respective dates indicating the starting and ending period (DD/MM/YYYY). The information on the new Z83 must be in sync with the Curriculum Vitae. Only shortlisted candidates will be required/requested to submit certified copies of qualifications, service certificate, other relevant documents on or before the interview and candidates in possession of a foreign qualification will be required to furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) –Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 off which one must be immediate supervisor, the Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond names provided, where necessary. Failure to submit all the relevant information preceding the statement above will result in disqualifying the candidate. Identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, and employment verification. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. Sedibeng District reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for non-SMS positions during the recruitment process to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). The Department reserves the right not to fill the post. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

  • Enquiries :
    Deputy Director Programmes Tel: 016 950 6153