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A job opportunity

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.
 
Medical Specialist Grade 1 to 3 (Occupational Medicine Specialist)
  Employment Type: Permanent
  Reference No: HO63/2022
  Directorate: Assurance
 
Minimum educational qualification:
Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Medical Specialist in Occupational Medicine.
 
Registration with a professional council:
Current registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in Occupational Medicine.
 
Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Good inter-personal skills and ability to collaborate and work in teams. Computer literacy (Windows/Word/Excel, Power Point and Outlook). Good written and verbal communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Good presentation and communication skills. Good analytical and problem-solving skills. Knowledge of occupational health policies, services and programmes. Experience in occupational health setting in the public or private health sector is recommended.
 
Experience:
Grade 2: A minimum of 5 years’ appropriate experience as Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA (or recognised foreign Health Professional Council in respect of foreign qualified employees) as Medical Specialist in Occupational Medicine. Grade 3: A minimum of 10 years’ appropriate experience as Medical Specialist after registration with the HPCSA (or recognised foreign Health Professional Council in respect of foreign qualified employees) as Medical Specialist in Occupational Medicine. Grade 1: None after registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Specialist in Occupational Medicine.
 
Enquiries:
Mr N Mavela, tel. no. (073) 875-8343
 
Note:
No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Shortlisted candidates could be subjected to a practical test. ‘Candidates, who are not in possession of the stipulated registration requirements, may also apply. Such candidates will only be considered for appointment on condition that proof of application for registration with the relevant council and proof of payment of the prescribed registration fees to the relevant council are submitted with their job application / on appointment. Please note that the afore-said concession is only applicable on health professionals who apply for the first time for registration in a specific category with the relevant council (this includes individuals who must apply for change in registration status).’
 
Duties (key result areas/outputs):
OHS Policy development and implementation support to ensure staff safety; compliance with relevant OHS legislation; occupational health risk management; provision of medical surveillance programmes; establishment and oversight of OHS systems and service delivery models; optimal information management, and monitoring and evaluation systems for OHS; and supporting OHS training and research programmes. Ensuring provincial coordination of OHS interventions and activities. Provision of technical expertise and support related to OHS. Participate in provision of OHS services where appropriate.
 
Inherent requirement of the job:
Willingness to travel and work overtime. Valid (Code B/EB) drivers licence and mobility in order to provide support throughout the Western Cape.
 
 
 
 
Remuneration:
Grade 1: R 1 122 630-R 1 191 510 per annum, Grade 2: R 1 283 592- R 1 362 363 per annum, Grade 3: R 1 489 665- R 1 862 412 per annum A portion of the package can be structured according to the individual's personal needs.
 
Starting Date:
5/20/2022 12:00:00 AM
 
NOTICE TO ALL
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: 6/10/2022 12:00:00 AM
 
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