Jul 04, 2018

Assistant Director: Orthotics and Prosthetics

  • Department of Labour
  • Pretoria, South Africa
Full time Health Care

Job Description

POST 26/44 : Assistant Director: Orthotics and Prosthetics REF NO: HR 5/1/2/3/97
SALARY : R459 558 per annum (OSD) Grade 1
CENTRE : Compensation Fund, Pretoria

A Three year qualification in Medical Orthotic and Prosthetics. 5 years experience in orthotics and prosthetics. Registration with the HPCSA. Post incumbent may be required to travel. Knowledge: Relevant stakeholders. Compensation Fund services. Customer Service (Batho Pele Principles).
Fund Values. Required IT knowledge. Fund IT Operating Systems. DPSA guidelines on COIDA. Technical Knowledge. COIDA. General knowledge of Public Service Regulations Legislative Requirements: Public service Act. Basic Conditions of Employment Act. Employment Equity Act. Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS). PFMA and National Treasury Regulations. Promotion of Access to Information Act Skills: Required Technical Proficiency. Business Writing Skills. Required IT skills. Fund IT Operating Systems. Programme and Project Management. Financial Management. Service Delivery Innovation (SDI). Planning and Organizing. Problem Solving and
Analysis. Communication. Work Ethic and self-management. Risk Management and Corporate Governance. Medical Skills. Environmental Awareness.

Provide inputs into development of Orthotics and Prosthetics policies. Coordinate the provision of quality medical Orthotics and Prosthetics services. Facilitate the implementation of quality assurance programmes for Medical Orthotics Prosthetics services. Develop the promotion and marketing plan of Medical Orthotics Prosthetics services in the medical community and social support services. Manage all resource in the Sub-Directorate.

APPLICATIONS : Chief Director: Corporate Services: P O Box 955, Pretoria, 0001 or hands
deliver at 167 Thabo Sehume & Madiba Street, Delta Heights Building

FOR ATTENTION : Sub-directorate: Human Resources Planning Practices and Administration,
Compensation Fund.

It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post with a candidate whose transfer / promotion / appointment will promote representivity in line with the numeric targets as contained in our Employment Equity plan.

Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public
Service Department or on the internet.

The fully completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as recently certified copies( Not older than 3 months after publication of the advert) of all qualification(s) including a Senior Certificate and ID-document [Driver’s license where applicable].

Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their applications.

Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).

Certified copy of a copy will not be accepted Applicants who do not comply with the
above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered.

The Department does not accept applications via fax or email.

Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks 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, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).

Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test.

All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical competency exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which be communicated by the Department.

Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.

Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 12 months.

The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post. Successful candidates will be expected to sign a performance agreement.


R459 558 per annum

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