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A job opportunity exists for the right candidate in Western Cape
The Department of Health and Wellness is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in the regard will be appreciated.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for any of the positions advertised by the Western Cape Government.
ASSISTANT MANAGER NURSING (Area: Night Duty) (2 posts)
  Employment Type: Permanent
  Reference No: MHS119/2022
  New Somerset Hospital
A minimum of 8 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. At least 3 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognisable experience at management level.
Minimum educational qualification:
Basic R425 qualification (diploma/degree in nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as Professional Nurse.
Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Co-ordinate, supervise and delegate the provision of effective and efficient patient care through quality nursing care within set standards and legal framework. Participate in analysis, formulation and implementation of nursing guidelines, practices, standards and procedures. Manage and monitor the cost effective utilization of human, financial and physical resources. Coordinate the provision of effective training and research. Provide effective support to Nursing Services and maintain professional self-development.
Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Excellent conflict management skills. Excellent writing and communication skills. Ability to work effectively and amicably, at management level with people of diverse backgrounds and beliefs. Basic computer literacy. Knowledge of legislation relative to the Health Care Service and policies of the Department of Health. Ability to manage own work, and that of the units which report to the post, and to ensure appropriate interventions to enhance the nursing service at the institution. Skilled nurse clinician able to lead the nursing service within the scope of practice and accepted nursing standards. Proficiency in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Ms S Basardien , tel. no. (021) 402-6485.
Registration with a professional council:
Registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse.
Inherent requirement of the job:
Willingness to work overtime should the need arise, day or night.
571424 (PN-B3) per annum - 662 223 (PN-B3) per annum Annual salary plus service benefits (13th cheque, employer's contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance).
Starting Date:
5/13/2022 12:00:00 AM
Candidates may be subjected to a competency test. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. As directed by the Department of Public Service and Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records and previous employment.
  • It will be expected of candidates to be conversant in at least two of the official languages (English/Afrikaans/Xhosa) of the Western Cape.
  • It will be expected of shortlisted candidates to be:
  • available at the venue on the time and date as determined by the Department and
  • bring along recently (not older than 6 months) certified copies of your Identity Document (ID), driver’s license (if applicable for the post), qualification and/or proof of registration at relevant statutory body. Failure to adhere to the aforementioned may lead to his/her application being disqualified and not further considered.
Closing date: 6/3/2022 12:00:00 AM