Reference Number Argus/Burger 9/12/2017, Sunday Times/Rapport/City Press 10/12/2017, Worcester Standard 14/12/2017, Beaufort West Courier/Oudtshoorn Courant 15/12/2017, Witzenberg Herald and Breerivier Gazette 15/12/2017
Component Department of Health

Institution: Overberg District (1 post), Cape Winelands District (2 posts), West Coast District (2 posts), Eden District (2 posts), Central Karoo District (1 post) (Rural District Health Services)

Core Title: Health Associated Sciences and Support Personnel

Service benefits:

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

Minimum educational qualification:

  • Appropriate 4 year diploma/degree in Health Sciences.


  • Appropriate experience in Quality Assurance (QA).
  • Experience in Infection Prevention Control (IPC), Occupation Health and Safety (OH&S).

Inherent requirement of the job: 

  • Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence and willingness to travel extensively within the Rural Districts.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Experience in Management.
  • Ability to analyse and interpret Health Systems Information, compile reports and present the data to direct planning.
  • Knowledge of Project and Financial Management.
  • Good organisational, interpersonal, creative problem solving and research skills.
  • Computer literacy (Ms Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

 Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Support the Health Establishment staff with the implementation of the Ideal Clinic Realisation and Maintenance (ICRM) and National Core Standards (NCS) requirements.
  • Ensure the maintenance of the Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) standards.
  • Establish measures that will ensure health and safety of staff and users.
  • Help build the competency of staff by identifying, planning and addressing Quality Improvement (QI), Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) and Occupational Health and Safety training needs and maintaining and updating the Health Establishment training data base.
  • Monitor data quality in the Health Establishment.

 Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

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 a disability are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. This post was also advertised in Argus/Burger 9/12/2017, Sunday Times/Rapport/City Press 10/12/2017, Worcester Standard 14/12/2017, Beaufort West Courier/Oudtshoorn Courant 15/12/2017, Witzenberg Herald and Breerivier Gazette 15/12/2017, Knysna/Plett Herald/George Herald 14/12/2017, PSVC 50/2017.

Salary R 334 545 per annum
Salary Level OSD
Applications To

Overberg District: Ms A Brits, Overberg District Office, Private Bag X07, Caledon, 7230.
Cape Winelands District: Ms W Swart-Mouton, Cape Winelands District Office, Private Bag X3079, Worcester, 6849.
West Coast District: Mr E Sass, West Coast District Office, Private Bag X15, Malmesbury, 7297.
Eden and Central Karoo District:   Ms S Pienaar, Eden District Office: Private Bag X6592, George, 6530.

Closing Date 12 January 2018

Overberg District:             
Ms R Zondo
Tel: (028) 214-5804

Cape Winelands District:
Ms S Neethling
Tel:  (023) 348-8102

West Coast District:      
Mr D Schoeman
Tel: (022) 487-9333

Eden District:                      
Ms E Swanevelder
Tel: (044) 803-2709

Central Karoo District:     
Ms A Jooste
 Tel: (044) 414-3590

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