AssistanceGeneral worker


REF NO: G68/2023
Cluster: Maternal Child and Women’s Health
SALARY : R811 560 per annum (Level 11), (an all-inclusive salary package)

CENTRE : Head Office: Pietermaritzburg
REQUIREMENTS : Matric Certificate (Grade 12). An undergraduate qualification (NQF Level 7) or
Diploma (NQF Level 6) in Nursing,

Medicine (MBChB) Current registration with
SANC or HPCSA. A minimum of 3-5 year’s as an Assistant Director. Three (3)
to five (5) year’s experience after

registration with Professional body with
Maternal, Child and Woman’s Health Programme. Unendorsed valid driver’s
license. Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competencies Required: Job

Purpose: Facilitate, monitor and evaluate the development of evidence-based
strategies to reduce child morbidity and mortality and improve the quality of

maternal and child health through improving service delivery and developing in
community an in hospital intervention strategies. Appropriate specialist

procedures and protocols within field of expertise. Understanding of basic HR
maters including Labour Relations. Control budget, monitoring expenditure and

project management. Knowledge of Legislative prescripts governing the Public
Service, Health Sector and Children. Knowledge of National and provincial

strategic plans. Assessment, diagnosis Managerial Financial Management
skills. Computer skills, Communication skills. Problem solving and project

DUTIES : Develop and review policies, strategic and operational plans relating the child
survival at all level of care. Develop appropriate tools with the required

indicators to monitor the progress in the implementation of the policy
framework viz. Child mortality audit meetings, and facility monitoring and

evaluation tools e.g. add register, chip, DHIS. Facilitate systems and process
for the implementation of the programmes viz Emergency care of a critically ill

child, WHO Guidelines on management of Severe Acute Malnutrition, Mom
and Baby Friendly hospital initiatives, EPI, TH-HIV & AIDS programmes,

Surveillance and Genetics services. Identify gapes and challenges in the
implementation of the programmes, develop the necessary remedial actions;

provide specialist knowledge were necessary and facilitate research to address
the technical aspect relating to child health. Develop human resources and

provide technical support to health workers in health districts and health
facilities regarding child health issues. Facilitate interpectoral collaboration with

all relevant stakeholders in child health including linking Level 1 child health
programmes with district hospitals with aim of strengthening communication

channels and referral systems.
ENQUIRIES : Mr DR. M Netshinombelo Tel No: (033) 395 2740

APPLICATIONS : All applications should be forwarded to: The Chief Director: Human Resource
Management Services, KZN Department of Health, Private Bag X9051,

Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or Hand delivered to: 330 Langalibalele Street Natalia
Building, Registry, Minus 1:1 North Tower.

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the prescribed Application for Employment
form (Z83) which must be originally signed, initialed and dated. Applications

received on the incorrect Z83 will not be considered. All required information
on the Z83 must be provided. Failure to complete or disclose all information

will automatically disqualify the applicant. The Z83 should be accompanied by
a comprehensive CV only (with detailed experience). 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, and
citizenship), verification of Educational Qualifications by SAQA, verification of

previous experience from Employers and verification from the Company
Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC). Only shortlisted candidates will be

required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview
following communication from Human Resources. Foreign qualifications must

be accompanied by an evaluation report issued by SAQA. It is the applicant’s
responsibility to have all foreign qualifications evaluated by SAQA and to

provide proof of such evaluation (only when shortlisted). Applicants: Please
ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late

applications will be considered. If you apply for more than 1 post, submit
separate applications for each post that you apply for. Should you not be

contacted within 3 months of the closing date of the advertisement, please
consider your application to be unsuccessful.
CLOSING DATE : 30 June 2023

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