• Reference Number : refs/019938
  • Directorate : Rehabilitation Programme
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : Grade 1: R520 785.00 - R578 367.00 p.a Grade 2: R595 251.00 - R658 482.00 p.a (NB: Salary will be determined in line with OSD policy)
  • Enquiries : Ms. Ratlabala D (011) 953 4515/5400

Requirements :

  • Grade 12 certificate. Degree in Optometry Qualification. Registration certificate and current registration with HPCSA. A minimum of 3 years appropriate experience after registration with HPCSA as an independent Optometrist. Good communication skills (Written and verbal). Knowledge of PMFA, ideal clinic and other relevant policies, protocols, and guidelines. Ability to work within a multidisciplinary teams to ensure holistic care. Report writing skills and problem- solving skills. Must have a valid driver's license. Experience in working in public health sector. Computer literacy (word, excel PowerPoint, Microsoft teams: zoom) Must be proactive, innovative and an independent team leader.

Duties :

  • Render a service in the allocated area of responsibility in the district that complies with the standards and norms of Gauteng Department of Health. Provide overall management of the allocated staff to ensure smooth service delivery in community health Centre's (CHC) and clinics. Develop and monitor an operational plan for optometry services. Implement and contribute to the proper utilisation of allocated financial and physical resources. Compile monthly, quarterly and annual reports, stats, ensure proper data management and perform other administration duties. Establish a good working relationship with other stakeholders within the district e.g. Non-Communicable Disease, intergrade school health Programme etc. Provide community- based services with the focus on health promotion, prevention and community intervention. Knowledge of Performance Management and Development Management. Participate in continuous professional development activities. Implement quality assurance policies and develop appropriate quality improvement plan for the rehab unit. Attend management and stakeholder meetings and forums. Ensure adherence to government policies and protocols. Perform any other duties delegated by supervisor/manager.

Notes :

  • Applications should be submitted strictly online at the following e-Recruitment portal: https://jobs.gauteng.gov.za No hand-delivered, faxed or emailed applications will be accepted. NB: For assistance with online applications please email your query to e-recruitment@gauteng.gov.za. NB: Where Driver’s License is mandatory, exception will be granted for people with disabilities. Application should be accompanied by a fully completed and signed new Z83 application form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents plus a recently updated comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (Applications without proof of a new Z83 application form and a detailed CV will be disqualified). The experience on the Curriculum Vitae must contain the institution, position(s) and dates (dd/mm/yyyy) indicating the starting and ending period to be able to calculate the years of experience. The information on the new Z83 must correspond with the Curriculum Vitae. (Shortlisted candidates will receive communication from HR to submit certified copies of educational qualifications and other relevant documents not older than 6 months on or before the day of the interview). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). All foreign qualification must be accompanied by evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will only be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment/reference check verification). NB: Reference Checks-the applicant must provide at least 3 contact details (names, cellphone number and email address) of his/her referees, of which immediate supervisor(s) must form part of. The Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond names provided on CV. Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. The recommended candidate may be subjected to Medical Surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 85/1993. It is the department’s intention to promote representivity (race, gender, and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. The Department reserves the right not to appoint/fill this post. Be flexible to be allocated to any facility under the advertising sub-district in west rand district as per service delivery needs. Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know. WOMEN AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : West Rand District Health Services

Closing Date : 23-02-2024

Criteria Questions
Do you have a Degree in Optometry?
Do you have a current annual registration with HPSCA?
Do you have a minimum of 3 years experience in optometry?
Do you have a valid driver's license?
Are you computer literate?

Please Notes :

  • Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.