Reference Number Knysna/Plett Herald 12/10/2017, PSVC 41/2017
Component Department of Health

Institution: Sedgefield Community Clinic, Knysna/Bitou Sub-district (Eden District)

Core Title: Administrative Line Function and Support Personnel

Service benefits:

  • 13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.

Minimum educational qualification:

  • Grade 12/Senior Certificate.


  • Appropriate administration and data experience.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Basic knowledge and experience in Office Administration, Financial and Procurement Administration.
  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Computer Literacy (i.e. MS Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Experience in capturing and managing of data on PHCIS; Sinjani;

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Effective management of communication, and administration support.
  • Maintenance of effective registry functions.
  • Effective registration of clients
  • Effective management of appointments and defaulters.
  • Effective data management, capturing and administration.
  • Validation of data and support to end-user.

Note:  No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. The appointed person may be expected to perform duties in any of the PHC facilities in the Knysna/Bitou Sub-district. A practical competency test will be part of the interview process.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the afore-mentioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated on the advertisement. No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. CV’s will not be returned. Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.

As directed by the Department of Public Service & Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.

The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. This post was also advertised in Knysna/Plett Herald 12/10/2017, PSVC 41/2017.


Salary R 152 862 per annum
Salary Level Level 5
Applications To

The District Manager: Eden District Office
Private Bag X6592
(For attention: Ms S Pienaar)

Closing Date 3 November 2017

Ms L Ziervogel
Tel:  (044) 302-8400

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