Department of Health Western Cape Vacancies 2022 – Assistant Director: Human Resource Management 


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.

Assistant Director: Human Resource Management

Employment Type: Permanent

Reference No: RHS77/2022

George Regional Hospital, Chief Directorate: Rural Health Services

Appropriate experience in all aspects of human resource management, human resource development and labour relations. Appropriate supervisory experience. Appropriate PERSAL experience.
Minimum Educational Qualification:
Appropriate three-year National Diploma/Degree in Human Resources related field.
Duties (Key Result Areas/Outputs):
Facilitate, co-ordinate and manage HR Planning, Recruitment and Selection, Establishment Control, Staff Performance Management System and Human Resource Administration. Implement systems and strategies to ensure effective and efficient Quality and Risk Management in the Human Resource Department. Facilitate compliance with the Auditor-General’s requirements and HR audit reports and ensure that sample testing is performed and reported on that is in line with the HR Compliance Monitoring Instrument (HR CMI) and HR Audit Action Plan (HR AAP). Manage Human Resource Development and the implementation of HRD policies, prescripts and Institutional Workplace Skills Plans. Manage sound Labour Relations and provide expert advice and guidance to Management and staff. Management and development of staff in the Human Resource Component.
Mr JI Engel, tel. no. (044) 802-4358
Competencies (Knowledge/Skills):
Sound knowledge of Human Resource policies, procedures, prescripts, HR audit compliance prescripts, management of the Approved Post Lists (APL), establishment control, Human Resource Development and Labour Relations. Good communication skills (written and verbal) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Strong managerial and supervisory skills. Excellent computer skills in MS Office packages.
R 382 245- R 450 255 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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