Website WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
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.
|Dental Assistant: Grade 1 to 2|
Employment Type: Permanent
Reference No: WCD62/2022
Support and Outreach Saldanha PHC
|Minimum Educational Qualification:|
|Appropriate qualification or prescribed in-service training (with duration of less than two (2) years) that allows for the required registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as Dental Assistant.|
|Duties (Key Result Areas/Outputs):|
|Clinical assistance with oral health procedures at all sites within sub-district where services are rendered. Preparation of dental rooms, instruments, and patients for procedures. Patient administration, as well as collation and submission of statistics. Monitoring and control of inventory, including ordering of stock. Efficient and effective management of patient administration, statistics and stock. Ensuring optimal quality of care for patients and adhering to all protocols with regard to infection control. Oral health promotion and provision of relevant oral health education and pre- and post-operative instructions.|
|Grade 1: None after obtaining an appropriate qualification or prescribed in-service training that allows for the required registration with the HPCSA as Dental Assistant. Grade 2: A minimum of ten (10) years’ appropriate experience after obtaining an appropriate qualification or prescribed in-service training that allows for the required registration with the HPCSA as Dental Assistant.|
|Knowledge of policies and protocols Knowledge of the correct names, uses, care and handling of all equipment, instruments and procedure. Knowledge of occupational hazards, eg Mercury poisoning, Hepatitis B, HIV/AIDS, Radiation Cross infection.|
|Mr RA Janoodien, tel. no. (022) 713 1805|
|Registration With A Professional Council:|
|Registration with the HPCSA as Dental Assistant and proof of current registration.|
|Inherent Requirement Of The Job:|
|Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence and willingness to travel.|
|Grade 1: R 170 955 per annum, Grade 2: R 201 372 per annum Annual salary plus service benefits (13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance).|
|10/14/2022 12:00:00 AM|
|NOTICE TO ALL|
|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.
|Closing date: 11/4/2022 12:00:00 AM|
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