DEPUTY DIRECTOR THERAPEUTIC & MEDICAL SUPPORT SERVICES GRADE 1 (REHABILITATION SERVICES)

  • Reference Number : refs/008302
  • Directorate : Oral Health and Therapeutic Support Services
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R857 559.00 – R951 765.00 per annum plus benefits)
  • Enquiries : Ms T. Mukheli Tel No: 060 737 6082

Requirements :

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Speech and Audiology, Speech Therapy, Audiology, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy. A minimum of 12 years appropriate experience after registration with HPCSA as independent practitioner in the relevant profession, of which 7 years must be appropriate experience in management/supervisory position. Post graduate qualification will be an added advantage. Applicants are expected to submit a certified copy of their current HPCSA Annual registration card and HPCSA independent Practice Certificate. Applicants must be in possession of a valid South African driver’s licence, must be able to work under pressure, have strong leadership and management skills, good verbal and written communication skills, sound interpersonal skills, change management skills, project management skills, Client Orientation and Customer Focus skills, financial and human resource management skills. Applicants should be prepared to undergo competency-based assessment, pre-employment and periodic medical surveillance as part of the employment conditions. Computer literacy. Ability to work independently, and in a multidisciplinary context. Analytic thinking, independent decision making and problem-solving skills. Must be willing to travel extensively within the district and Gauteng Province.

Duties :

Provide strategic direction for Rehabilitation services in the province. Integrate Rehabilitation services within priority Programmes. Develop/implement a strategic plan and operational plan for rehabilitation services. Develop, reviews and facilitate implementation of rehabilitation policy guidelines, protocols and SOP in line with the national and provincial health system. Ensure compliance with all legislative directives, guidelines and protocols with regards to rehabilitation clinical governance. Promote evidence-based practice and improve the skills of the rehabilitation workforce. Collaborate with academic and other relevant stakeholders. Coordination of placement of students and community service professionals. Strengthen governance, leadership and management capacity of rehabilitation managers. Implement mentorship programme to strengthen supervision and support of junior staff. Leads and direct quality management activities for rehabilitation services. Monitor and support Ideal Clinic/Hospital assessment Programme & Quality improvement initiatives. Utilize health information technology and other health information systems to manage rehabilitation services information. Monitoring and evaluation of rehabilitation services and implementation of research projects. Manage and utilize human resources in accordance with relevant directives and legislation. Foster a culture of improvement and development for the whole rehabilitation services workforce. To provide financial planning and management accounting. Effective management of NPO.

Notes :

PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Applicants must apply on line on the E Recruitment portal: http// www.professionaljobcenter.gpg.gov.za No e mailed, posted or hand delivered applications will be accepted. new Z83 application form, copies of recently updated CV, qualifications, ID copy and drivers licence must be attached. Copy or current registration with the professions body. 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). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be 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). The applicant should provide three referees, one of which should have been an immediate supervisor Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Successful candidates may 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. The recommended candidate may be subjected to Medical Surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. It is the Department’s intension to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filing of this post with a candidate whose transfer /promotion / appointment will promote representativity in line with the numeric targets as contained in our Employment Equity plan. All shortlisted candidates will be required to undertake a clinical/practical assessment.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : Central Office, Johannesburg

Closing Date : 03-05-2021

Criteria Questions
• Do you have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification in Speech and Audiology, Speech Therapy, Audiology, Physiotherapy or Occupational Therapy?
• Do you have a minimum of 12 years appropriate experience after registration with HPCSA as independent practitioner in the relevant professional, of which 7 years must be experience in management/supervisory position?
• Are you currently registered with the HPCSA? (a certified copy of their current HPCSA Annual registration card and HPCSA independent Practice Certificate)
• Do you have a valid South African driver’s licence?
• Do you have a Post graduate qualification? (will be 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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