Western Cape Department of Health Careers 2022 – Chief Occupational Therapist Grade 1 


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.

Chief Occupational Therapist Grade 1

Employment Type: Permanent

Reference No: TBH45/2022

Tygerberg Hospital

A minimum of 3 years appropriate experience after registration with the HPCSA in Occupational Therapy.
Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as an Occupational Therapist.
Competencies (Knowledge/Skills):
Computer literacy. Fluency in at least two of three official languages of the Western Cape Understanding of evidence-based practice and knowledge in the relevant clinical areas. Good organizational and planning skills. Knowledge of applicable health legislation, relevant acts and public service policies and procedures.
Registration With A Professional Council:
Current registration with the HPCSA as Occupational Therapist (Independent practice).
Duties (Key Result Areas/Outputs):
Management of Occupational Therapy service within the Paediatrics and Work Assessment Unit. Contribute to the overall operational plan of the Occupational Therapy Department at Tygerberg Hospital. Provision of an effective and efficient OT service in Paediatrics and Work Assessment Unit. Management of the Human Resources in the delegated Occupational Therapy units, in consultation with Head of Department (HOD). Management of the financial and physical resources in designated OT units. Provision of OT student training. Supervision of staff in work assessment and other clinical areas.
Ms S Ngemntu (021) 9385062.
Inherent Requirement Of The Job:
Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence. Intermediate seating training is highly recommended.
R 473 112 per annum – R 525 087 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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