May 04, 2021

Unit Manager

  • Glasshouse Recruiting
  • Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Full time Health Care

Job Description


Management of staff

Ensure adherence to policies and procedures at all times

HR management of staff according to the Basic Conditions of Employment and the Disciplinary Code, staff-planning, and recruitment and selection of staff

Manage the day to day problem solving, including stock control

Conduct regular inspections

Maintain infection control strategies and procedures of the hospital

Maintain health and safety principles

Maintain and apply the required discipline

Evaluation, intervention and resolution of patient complaints and queries

Prepare daily, weekly and monthly reports

Manage ad hoc projects as and when required


Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Registered Nurse

Diploma and / or relevant qualifications in Mental Health Nursing

Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Mental Health / Life Skills setting

Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Management position

Excellent Leadership qualities and mentoring skills

Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills

The skill to manage nursing standards and in-service training

Maintain a professional image and character

Accurate record keeping and the management of stock

Commitment to initiate and implement continuous improvement projects

Excellent MS Office computer skills, i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.

Knowledge of the Kronos System

Should you meet the above requirements, we urge you to please apply by forwarding your CV along with any supporting documents to email

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