Nursing Jobs Western Cape Department of Health 2022 – Professional Nurse Grade 1 to 3 (General: Wellness Program)


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: Wellness Program)

Employment Type: Permanent

Reference No: GRD53/2022

De Rust/Dysseldorp Cluster Clinics, Oudtshoorn and Kanaland Sub-district

Minimum Educational Qualification:
Basic R425 qualification (i.e., degree/diploma in nursing) that allows registration with the South African Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse.
Competencies (Knowledge/Skills):
Excellent communication with community and other stakeholders’ engagement and facilitation skills. Knowledge of relevant legislation, policies including Health care 2030, Sustainable Development Goals, 1st 1000 days. Excellent planning and organisational skills in Community Health Care, programs and services. Computer literate in Microsoft office programs. Verbal and written communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Duties (Key Result Areas/Outputs):
External interface management by planning, coordination and implementation of wellness initiatives and interventions with support from internal stakeholders to implement community orientated primary care. Intersectoral interface management with strong organisational linkages and partnerships with outside stakeholders, sectors, departments, NGOs and community structures. Lead and co-ordinate scheduled wellness activities for men, women, adolescents, and youth with a focus on the 1st 1000 Days initiative towards building healthy communities. Co-ordinate wellness activities in the specific communities with a focus on Western Cape on Wellness (WoW!) to support an integrated approach in managing chronic conditions eg Diabetes, hypertension, TB, HIV, mental health. Coordinate and support the collection, collation, interpreting of health data for reporting, monitoring and evaluation purposes.
Grade 1 : None after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. Grade 2 : A minimum of 10 years appropriate recognisable experience after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. Grade 3 : A minimum of 20 years appropriate recognisable experience after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
Ms J Matyhila, (044) 203-7205
No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Shortlisted candidates may be requested to undertake practical test. “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”
Registration With A Professional Council:
Registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse.
Inherent Requirement Of The Job:
Willingness to work after hours and travel if necessary to meet operational requirements. Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence and willingness to travel. Ability to work in a team across service platforms.
Grade 1: R 260 760 (PN-A2) per annum, Grade 2: R 320 703 (PN-A3) per annum, Grade 3: R 388 974 (PN-A4) per annum Plus, a non-pensionable rural allowance of 8% of your annual basic salary. 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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