Social Worker, Dept of Health – Refs/008783

  • Reference Number : refs/008783
  • Directorate : EMPLOYEE HEALTH AND WELLNESS
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : SOCIAL WORKER: R 257 592.00 – R 298 614.00 per annum (plus benefits) NURSING: R 256 905.00 – R 297 825.00 per annum (plus benefits) SALARY WILL BE DETERMINE BY OSD
  • Enquiries : MR TIRO A.M 011 953 4515

Requirements :

Degree or Diploma in Social Work or Nursing. Atleast 3 years’ experience within the Employee Health and Wellness (EHW) field. Skills & Expertise: Knowledge and understanding of the Employee Health and Wellness strategic framework for the Public Service, Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act 85 of 1993). Must have people management skills, must have the ability to interpret and apply legislation, policies and strategies. Functional knowledge of mainstreaming HIV and AIDS. Knowledge in the management of injury on duty. Knowledge of the PILIR. Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills. Knowledge and application of Employee Health and Wellness Counselling skills, Report writing, Program design and implementation skills, good presentation skills, assessment/diagnostic skills, problem solving, project management, planning skills, analytical skills, innovative, quality orientated, computer literacy, knowledge and understanding of relevant legislations and their alignment to 132 of the public Service EHWP Strategic Framework and understanding of data management processes. A valid driver’s license.

Duties :

Coordinate the Employee Health and Wellness Programme in line with the overall Strategy of the institution. Develop, implement and review the Employee Health and Wellness Programme Policies and Strategies. Coordinate the implementation of wellness programmes, projects and interventions. Liaise with relevant external parties for referrals and identify appropriate institutions that will assist staff. Develop and implement the Employee Health and Wellness marketing and promotion strategy. Identify departmental health risk trends and implement effective EHW Programmes to enhance the health and wellness of employees and the organization. Advise management regarding the trends that could influence overall work performance as a result of social malfunctioning. Provide the facilitation of onsite critical incident stress debriefing following traumatic incidents. Identify, manage and implement life management service or lifestyle development interventions e.g. health screenings, Stress management Workshops, Relationships Management Workshops or training, financial management and Debt control. Oversee the functioning of the sports and other physical and recreational activities. Monitor, evaluate and report to all stakeholders to ensure continuous improvement of the Employee Health and Wellness Programme in the Office of the Human Resources Manager. Conduct staff satisfaction survey, analyse, evaluate data and communicate information, statistics and results.

Notes :

The 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. 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. Applications must be posted to HR in West Rand District. Private Bag X2053 Krugersdorp, 1740 or Deliver to HR Westrand District, cnr vlei and Luipard Street, Krugersdorp 1740. NB: The institution reserves the right not to fill the post. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Suitable candidates will be subjected to Occupational Health and safety medical surveillance as required in the Hazardous Biological Agents and Hazardous chemical substances. Regulations with the OHS Act 85 of 1993

Employer : Department of Health

Location : WESTRAND HEALTH DISTRICT OFFICE

Closing Date : 11-06-2021

Criteria Questions
Do you have A Degree or Diploma in Social Work and Nursing or relevant qualification?
• Do you have 5 years’ experience as a Senior Practitioner within the Employee Health and Wellness (EHW) field?
• Do you have Knowledge and understanding of the Employee Health and Wellness strategic framework for the Public Service, Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993 (Act 85 of 1993)?
• Do you have a valid driver’s license?

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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