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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.
Professional Nurse Grade 1 to 2 (Specialty: Neonatal Unit)
  Employment Type: Permanent
  Reference No: MHS30/2019
  Location: Mowbray Maternity Hospital
“Candidates who are not in possession of the required qualifications will be appointed into the general stream, and they will be required to obtain the necessary qualifications within a predetermined period of time. Candidates without the required post-basic qualifications can only be appointed if suitable candidates with the required educational qualifications could not be found. “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 to register 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. This concession is only applicable on health professionals who apply for the first time for registration in a specific category with the relevant council (including individuals who must apply for change in registration status)”
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 Professional Nurse. A post basic qualification with a duration of at least one year, accredited with SANC in Advance Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science.
Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Good interpersonal and communication skills. Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Knowledge of the Nursing Act and relevant Regulations.
Grade 1: A minimum of 4 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. Grade 2: A minimum of 14 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. At least 10 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognisable experience in the specific speciality after obtaining the one year post basic qualification with the SANC as mentioned above.
Mrs KE Moore, Tel no: (021) 659 5550
Registration with a professional council:
Proof of registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse with the proof of current registration i.e. annual licensing receipt for 2019.
Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Provide holistic Perinatal care and education according to individual needs of patient’s family and communities. Participate in training and research. Effective utilisation of resources. Provide support to nursing services. Maintain professional growth/ethical standards and self-development.
Inherent requirements of the job:
Willingness to work shifts, weekends and public holidays, on day and night duty when required.
Grade A: R 383 226 (PN-B1) per annum - R 444 276 (PN-B1) per annum , Grade B: R 471 333 (PN-B2) per annum - R 579 696 (PN-B2) per annum 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: 2019/08/16