ASSISTANT MANAGER: MATERNAL/CHILD AND YOUTH HEALTH
• National Head Office: Directorate: Health Care Services (Ref: HO 2019/01/10)
Requirements: Recognised 3 year degree/national diploma in Nursing or equivalent qualification that allows registration
with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional Nurse. Current registration with the South African Nursing Council
as a Professional Nurse. A minimum of 8 years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse in General Nursing. At least 3 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate /recognizable experience at managing or coordinating mental health care users, maternal, child and youth health. Computer literacy. Valid driver’s licence.
Competencies and attributes: Policy and procedure design and development. Programme management. Monitoring and
evaluation. National standard setting. Resource management. Nursing statutes and other relevant legal frameworks. Communication. Interpersonal skills. Research. Liaison and networking. Coordination. Facilitation. Problem solving. Planning and
Responsibilities: Provide a comprehensive package for preventive, promotive, curative and rehabilitative services for the
mentally ill, maternal, child and youth health care services. Provide direction and supervision for the implementation of programmes and services for mental health care users, maternal/child and youth health (clinical practice/quality patient care).
Implement standards, practices, criteria and indicators for quality nursing (quality of practice). Facilitate practice nursing
and health care in accordance with the laws and regulations relevant to nursing and health care. Utilize resources efficiently
and effectively. Maintain a constructive working relationship with nursing and other stakeholders. Management of performance information. Management of human resources, finance and assets.
Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (Public Service Application form), obtainable from any Public Service Department, and must be completed in full. Applications must be accompanied by a CV, copies of qualifications, identity document and valid driver’s licence. Please Note: All copies attached must be certified a true copy of the original and not older than three months. Please send a separate and complete application for each post you apply for, stating the correct reference for each position you are interested in. Faxed and e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Candidates must comply with the minimum appointment requirements.
CV’s should be aligned to reflect one’s degree of compliance with the advert requirements and responsibilities.
Indicate the reference number and position you are applying for on your application form (Z83) and post your complete application to the relevant address as indicated below:
NATIONAL HEAD OFFICE: Department of Correctional Services, Post Advertisement Section, Private Bag X136, Pretoria, 0001
OR hand deliver at: 124 WF Nkomo Street, Poyntons Building, Cnr WF