OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST PRODUCTION GRADE 1 (MENTAL HEALTH CARE)

  • Reference Number : refs/008654
  • Directorate : OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY DEPARTMENT
  • Number of Posts : 2
  • Package : 317 976
  • Enquiries : Ms Senwedi K E (011)898 8299

Requirements :

Minimum Qualifications: Degree in Occupational Therapy and registration with the HPCSA as an Occupational Therapist. Currently registered with the HPCSA as an Independent Practice Occupational Therapist. One-year community service experience completed. Experience in Mental Health. Computer literacy is essential. Report writing skills, good communication skills. The candidate should be able to work independently and under pressure.

Duties :

Provide Occupational Therapy service to Mental Health Care Users (Acute and chronic). Execute optimal Occupational Therapy individual and group treatment for in and out patients primarily for Psychiatric patients within an MDT setting. Administer standardized and clinical assessments to patients requiring FCEs and other clinical reports. Execute all patients and departmental related administrative tasks including data compilation, stock management, attend various internal and external meetings and submission of monthly reports, Plan and prepare for all internal and external audits in the allocated area. Administer PMDS an evaluation of junior level staff. Participate in the mentorship and training and community service therapists and students. Participate and implement the departmental policy on training and continuous professional development to ensure compliance to departmental standards and effective patient service delivery, in line with provincial and national standards.

Notes :

Applications must be filled on a new Z83 form (obtainable from any Public Service Department or on www.dpsa.gov.za/documents) accompanied by a comprehensive CV highlighting or stating the requirements mentioned above; and certified copies of ID and qualifications. Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications. Failure to submit the required documents will result in the application not being considered. Qualifications of candidates recommended for appointment will be verified. Persons in possession of foreign qualification must furnish the Department with the evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applications received after closing date and time will not be considered. Disabled, white and coloured people are encouraged to apply. The candidates will be expected to be available for selection interviews on the date, time and place determined by the Department. Applications can be forwarded to the Recruitment Officer (Room 122), HR Department, Tambo Memorial Hospital, Private Bag X2, Boksburg, 1459. Physical Address: Railway Street, Boksburg, 1459. NB: The closing time on the closing date will be 12h00.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : Tambo Memorial Hospital

Closing Date : 04-05-2021

Criteria Questions
Do you have a Grade 12 certificate and degree in Occupational Therapy registered with HPCSA as an Independent Practice Occupational Therapist?
Do you have experience in Mental Health and completed One year community service?
Are you able to work independently and under pressure?

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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