Jul 04, 2018

Assistant Director: Occupational Therapy

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

Job Description

POST 26/45 : Assistant Director: Occupational Therapy REF NO: HR 5/1/2/3/96
SALARY : R459 558 per annum (OSD) Grade 1
CENTRE : Compensation Fund, Pretoria

A National Diploma/ Degree in Occupational Therapy. Post Graduate Diploma in Vocational Rehabilitation will be added as an advantage. A Minimum five (5) years experience in Rehabilitation post community service. Registration with the HPCSA Knowledge: Public Service, DoL and Compensation Fund business strategies and goals. Directorate goals and performance requirements. Compensation Fund Value Chain and business processes. Public Service Regulations, DoL and Fund regulations, policies and procedures. Customer Service (Batho Pele Principles) Legislative

Requirements: COIDA, Regulations and Policies. National Health Act. Allied Health Professions Act. Rehabilitation Framework & Policy. Skill Development Act. Integrated National Disability Strategy (INDS). Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHS). Public Service Act. Employment Equity Act. Labour Relation Act. Promotion of Equality and Prevention of Unfair Discrimination Act. PFMA and National Treasury Regulations. Promotion of Access to Information Act. Constitution Act 108 of 1996 (amended). General knowledge of the Public Service Regulations Skills: Rehabilitation skills. Analytical skills. Business Writing Skills. Required IT skills. Strategic Leadership. Financial Management. Knowledge Management. Service Delivery Innovation (SDI). Planning and Organizing. Problem Solving and Analysis. Decision Making. Accountability. Client Orientation and Customer Focus. Communication. Work Ethic and selfmanagement. Risk Management and Corporate Governance. Environmental Awareness.

Provide inputs in the development of rehabilitation strategy for COID patients and monitor the implementation thereof. Provide guidance in the Implementation of reintegration and early return to work policy. Maintain high level relationships with various internal and external stakeholders. Monitor the dispensation of Chronic medication to COID patients. Manage all resources in
 the section.

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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