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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.
Operational Manager Nursing: Grade 1 (General)
  Employment Type: Permanent
  Reference No: MHS230/2023
  Alexandra Hospital
A minimum of 7 years appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
Inherent requirement of the job:
A valid (Code B/EB) driver’s license. Willingness to work weekends, overtime, Public Holidays and Night Duty. Ability to effectively communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Basic R425 qualification (i.e. diploma/degree in nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse.
Registration with a professional council:
Current registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse.
Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Good interpersonal, leadership, communication skills, strong sense of responsibility. The ability to function independently in a multidisciplinary team and the ability to direct the team to ensure good nursing care. Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of nursing and public service legislation and knowledge of Human Resource and financial policies. Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Mrs RA Fisher, Tel. no. (021) 503 5077
No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Candidates may be subjected to a practical assessment. Only officials employed within the Provincial Government: Western Cape will be considered for the post.
Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Provide leadership, management, governance and supervision of nursing services. Ensure the provision of optimal, holistic nursing care within the parameters of professional, legal and ethical practices. Effectively manage human and financial resources with emphasis on compliance of policies, practice and protocols. Ensure effective adherence to quality improvement strategies in the execution of quality nursing care and clinical governance. Provide effective management support to nursing services, hospital management including afterhours coverage and night duty.
Grade 1: R 497 193-R 559 686 per annum Annual salary plus service benefits (13th cheque, employer's contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance).
Starting Date:
6/23/2023 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 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: 7/14/2023 12:00:00 AM