• Reference Number : refs/019928
  • Directorate : Rehabilitation Programme
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : Grade 1: R359 622 - R408 201 p.a Grade 2: R420 015 - R477 771 p.a Grade 3: R491 676 - R595 251 p.a (Plus benefits). (NB: Salary will be determined in line with OSD policy)
  • Enquiries : Ms. Ratlabala MD Tel: 011 953 4515/5400.

Requirements :

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate), Bachelor’s Degree in Optometrist. Proof of current registration with HPCSA as an Optometrist. Grade 1: Experience: No experience after registration with HPCSA in respect of RSA qualified employees who performed community service or a minimum of 1 year appropriate /recognisable experience after registration as an Optometrist with HPCSA in respect of foreign qualified Optometrist. Grade 2: Experience: Minimum of 10 years appropriate /recognisable experience after registration as an Optometrist with HPCSA or Minimum of 11 years appropriate/recognisable experience after registration as an Optometrist with HPCSA in respect of foreign qualified Optometrist. Grade 3: Experience: Minimum of 20 years appropriate /recognisable experience after registration as an Optometrist with HPCSA or Minimum of 21 years appropriate /recognisable experience after registration as an Optometrist with HPCSA in respect of foreign qualified Optometrist. Theoretical and practical knowledge of Optometry. Effective communication skills, Counselling Skills, Planning Skills, organizing skills, People skills, problem solving skills. and computer Literacy. A valid driver’s license.

Duties :

  • Provide Optometrist services at the Primary Health Care facilities. The Optometrist should be able to work in collaboration with other stake holders. Conduct Optometry assessment, treatment of patients and issuing of spectacles. Study, interpret, apply, and give information on legislation and policies in the identified work fields. Engage in continuous professional development and in service training. Liaise /attend meetings with other stake holders. Involved in Research and development in the district. Perform all administrative functions: complete daily and monthly statistics. Compose minutes of meetings. Compile reports and comprehensive record keeping and administrative task. Maintain physical and or electronic records.

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 (Mogale Sub-District)

Closing Date : 23-02-2024

Criteria Questions
Do you have Senior Certificate (Grade 12/Matric).?
Do have a Recognized Bachelor's Degree in Optometrist?
Do you have a Proof of current registration and registration certificate with HPSCA as an Optometrist?
Are you Computer literacy?
Do you have a Valid driver license?

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.