DEPUTY DIRECTOR: THERAPEUTIC AND MEDICAL SUPPORT SERVICES GRADE 1 (ORAL HEALTH & THERAPEUTIC SERVICES), Dept of Health, JHB District Health Services – Refs/008857

  • Reference Number : refs/008857
  • Directorate : ORAL HEALTH & THERAPEUTIC SERVICES
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R857,559 – R951, 765
  • Enquiries : Mrs. R Mabyana 011-694-3708/9

Requirements :

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Speech and Audiology, Speech Therapy, Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Physiotherapy, Social Work, Dentistry, Radiography, Oral Hygiene, and Dental Therapy which allows you to register with HPCSA/SACSSP. A minimum of 3 years’ appropriate experience after registration HPCSA/SACSSP. Must be on an Assistant director/coordinator or Chief post for minimum of 3years. Extensive Managerial Experience of at least minimum of 6-10yrs experience in the health sector, Management course and post graduate qualification will be an added advantage. Applicants are expected to submit copy of their current HPCSA SACSSP annual registration card and certified HPCSA/SACSSP independent Practice Certificate. Applicants must be in possession n of a valid South African driver’s licence.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Transformational leadership skills with the ability to engage in transformation and respond to the political imperatives of the government. Analytical assessment and evaluation skills. Computer literacy and report writing skills using excel, word and PowerPoint. COMPETENCES SKILLS: Strategic Capability and Leadership. Change management skills, Programme and Project management skills, Client Orientation and Customer Focus skills, Financial and Human Resource management skills. Good Communication Skills-verbal and written including presentation skills. Skilled in Research, Policy development, Knowledge management skills, Problem Solving skills.

ATTRIBUTES: Good Interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure. Relate well to a diversity of personnel and range of stakeholders. Applicants should be prepared to undergo technical assessment, pre-employment and periodic medical surveillance as part of the employment conditions. Must be willing to travel extensively within district and province.

Duties :

Provide strategic and operational direction to staff and stakeholders. Integrate Oral Health and Therapeutic Services within priority all Programmes in the district. Improved access to all Oral health and Therapeutic services package of care within the district. Develop/implement a strategic plan and operational plan. Participate in the development, implementation and monitoring of District Health Plan. Facilitate implementation of relevant professional’s policy guidelines, protocols and SOP in line with the national and provincial health system. Strengthen clinical governance and clinical care. Collaborate with academic and other relevant stakeholders. Solve complex professionals and management problems and policy issues. Leads and direct quality management activities. Provide measures and guidance on quality assurance to comply with set quality standards. Monitor and support Ideal Clinic Programme & Quality improvement initiatives. Utilize health information technology and other health information systems for enhancement of service delivery in the District. Integrate and manage performance information structures and systems within existing management processes and systems. Facilitate performance information management, reporting and accountability. Effective Human Resource planning to ensure workforce aligned with the current and future needs of the district health services. Ensure optimal governance, build capable and accountable strategic leadership and management in the district. Build an enabled, productive, motivated and empowered workforce. Financial Management: Calculating and comparing costs for required goods or services to achieve maximum value for money. Prepare and track budget. Monitor expenses and payments. Develop and implement cost reduction initiative. Ensure equitable distribution of all resources to achieve optimal patient care. Effective management of Overtime and RWOPS. Comply with all legal prescript Acts, Legislatives, Policies, Circular, Procedure, Guidelines and code of conduct for public service. Adhere to correct channels of communication as per district health communication protocols/ organogram. Maintain professional and ethical standards

Notes :

The fully completed and signed new Z83 form should be accompanied by a recent updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification and ID document (no copies of certified copies allowed. Certification should not be more than 6 months old. Applications should be emailed to JhbHealth.DistrictJobApplications@gauteng.gov.za. Please ensure that the reference number is quoted correctly. The recommended candidates will be subjected to positive results of the security clearance process (criminal records) and the verification of educational qualifications certificates. Incomplete applications or applications received after closing date will not be considered. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : JHB DISTRICT HEALTH SERVICES

Closing Date : 04-06-2021

Criteria Questions
Do you have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Speech and Audiology, Speech Therapy, Audiology, Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Physiotherapy, Social Work, Dentistry, Radiography, Oral Hygiene, and Dental Therapy which allows you to register with HPCSA/SACSSP?
Do you have a minimum of 3 years’ appropriate experience after registration HPCSA/SACSSP?
Are you or have you been an Assistant director/coordinator or Chief post for minimum of 3years?
Do you have extensive Managerial Experience of at least minimum of 6-10yrs in the health sector?
Do you have management course and post graduate qualification which will serve as an added advantage?

Please Note:

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

Please note: 

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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