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Vacancy Details
A job opportunity

A job opportunity exists for the right candidate in Western Cape
The Department of Health 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: Night Duty)
  Employment Type: Permanent
  Reference No: CWD18/2019
  Location: Cape Winelands Health District
A minimum of 7 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
A practical test will form part of the selection process. Only applicants within the Provincial Government: Western Cape will be considered for this post.
Inherent requirements of the job:
Ability to work shifts during the day and night, weekends and public holidays and overtime when required by supervisor.
Minimum educational qualification:
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.
Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Computer literacy (MS Word and Excel). Knowledge and insight of relevant legislation and policies related to nursing within the public sector. Good organisational, interpersonal, leadership, decision-making, and conflict resolution skills. Ability to effectively communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Manage the clinical services during night duty. Supervise relevant staff and ensure the provision of effective quality patient care. Provide relevant health information in achieving optimal health care and rehabilitation of patients. Participate in the analysis, formulation and implementation of nursing guidelines, standards and procedures. Manage proper utilisation of human and financial resources. Render support to the supervisor and colleagues.
Ms R Van Rooyen, tel. no. (023) 348-1309
Registration with a professional council:
Registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse.
R 444 276 - R 500 031 Annual salary plus service benefits (13th cheque, employer's contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance).
Starting Date:
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: 2019/08/02