Kzn Doh Jobs 2022 – Deputy Director, Occupational Therapy

Website KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health


  • Identify psychosocial risk factors for suicide in district
  • Champion the implementation of activities with aspect related to own profession in action plan (change facilitation);
  • Package the necessary psychosocial training interventions and programmes for district staff;
  • Appraise existing psychosocial occupational therapy training programmes and systems for occupational therapy personnel and other health workers in the district;
  • Develop institutional mechanisms for collaboration and referral in collaboration with other team members;
  • Meet programme managers of priority programmes and advocate for integration of social work interventions into these programmes and support implementation.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to function as part of a multidisciplinary team member
  • Knowledge of the Mental Health Care Act and Prevent of and treatment for Substance Abuse Act
  • Knowledge of public service legislation, policies and procedures as well as that of the


  • Senior Certificate/ Grade 12
  • A minimum of 9 years’ appropriate/recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with SANC in General Nursing
  • Basic qualification accredited with the SANC in terms of Government Notice 425 (i.e. diploma/degree in nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with SANC as a Professional Nurse


  • Company: KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health
  • Vacancy Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Durban, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa
  • Application Deadline: SEE APPLICATION PAGE 

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