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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.
Assistant Director: Therapeutic and Medical Support Services Grade 1
  Employment Type: Permanent
  Reference No: HO130/2019
  Location: Directorate: Engineering and Technical Support
A minimum of 3 years appropriate experience after registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as an Environmental Health Practitioner.
Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) in Environmental Health.
Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Computer literacy. Knowledge of District Health Planning.
Mr A Thomas, tel .no. (021) 918-1233
Registration with a professional council:
Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as an Environmental Health Practitioner.
Duties (key result areas/outputs):
The overall planning and management of Environmental Health. Interface between National and District Environmental Health services and implementation Support. Effective monitoring, evaluation and support of District Municipal Environmental Health services. Coordinate the effective control over the sale of Group I Hazardous substances to co-ordinate the investigation of chemical poisonings. Working closely with the Provincial Communicable Disease Control (CDC) component on the effective co-ordination of the response to notified medical conditions. Effective support to the management of Provincial Health Care Risk Waste (HCRW) so as to be able to support districts and health institutions with the National/Provincial. implementation plan for management. District Health Planning, management, monitoring and evaluation environmental health programs, Data analysis and reporting procedures. Previous exposure to dealing with and managing Disaster and Outbreak interface between public and private sectors in Health Services. Data analysis and reporting procedures.
Inherent requirement of the job:
Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence.
R 517 623- R 574 158 per annum Annual salary plus service benefits (13th cheque, employer's contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance).
Starting Date:
11/15/2019 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: 12/6/2019 12:00:00 AM