Clinical Nurse Practitioner Jobs Western Cape Department of Health 2022 – Professional Nurse: Grade 1 To 3 (General) (Palliative Care)


In line with the Employment Equity Plan of the Department of Health it is our intention with this advertisement to achieve equity in the workplace by promoting equal opportunities and fair treatment in employment through the elimination of unfair discrimination.

NOTE : It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department. Kindly note that excess personnel will receive preference.

ERRATUM: Kindly note that the advert for the post of Director: Labour Relations Chief Director: People Management, advertised in Public Service Vacancy Circular 39 dated 14 October 2022 with ref number: Post 39/265 has been amended as follows: Post Tile: Director: Employee Relations.

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.

Professional Nurse: Grade 1 To 3 (General) (Palliative Care)

Employment Type: Permanent

Reference No: RHS76/2022

George Regional Hospital, Chief Directorate: Rural Health Services

Competencies (Knowledge/Skills):
Ability to function independently and in collaboration with the multi-disciplinary team to assess patient eligibility for palliative care and direct the team to ensure quality palliative care. Ability to manage own work, craft care plans and make the necessary referrals to the appropriate Health Facilities for continuity of care. Computer literacy (Microsoft Office).
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.
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 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.”
Grade 1: None after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. Grade 2: A minimum of 10 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. Grade 3: A minimum of 20 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
Ms J Ehlers, Tel: (044) 802 4356/7
Duties (Key Result Areas/Outputs):
Provision of optimal, holistic nursing care provided within set standards and a professional/legal framework. Initiate and participate in health promotion to ensure consistent communication of relevant, accurate and comprehensive information on health care. Maintain a constructive working relationship with nursing and other stakeholders Participation in training and research. Effective utilization of resources. Maintain professional growth/ethical standards and self-development.
Registration With A Professional Council:
Registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse.
Inherent Requirement Of The Job:
Valid (Code B/EB) drivers licence. Ability to work shifts, weekends, public holidays and overtime when required.
Grade 1: R 260 760 (PN-A2)- R 302 292 per annum, Grade 2: R 320 703 (PN-A3)-R 368 307 per annum, Grade 3: R 388 974 (PN-A4)-R 492 756 per annum Annual salary plus service benefits (13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance).
Starting Date:
10/14/2022 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: 11/4/2022 12:00:00 AM

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