• Reference Number : refs/019562
  • Directorate : Therapeutic Services
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R359 622 (min) -R408 201
  • Enquiries : Dr BL Mashaba (Clinical Manager) Tel No: (012) 380 1212/1330

Requirements :

  • Degree in Occupational Therapy or an appropriate qualification that allows for the required registration with the Health Profession Council of South Africa (HPCSA) in the relevant profession. Completion of community service and registration with HPCSA as an Occupational Therapist. Current registration for 2023/2024. Experience: None after registration with HPCSA in the relevant profession as an occupational therapist in respect of SA qualified employees who performed community service. One-year relevant experience after registration with HPCSA as an occupational therapist in respect of foreign qualified employees, of whom it is not required to perform community service as required in South Africa. Experience in neurology, psychiatry, and disability. Knowledge of public service legislations, policies, procedures, and other related health policies. Knowledge of PFMA and related legal frameworks. Planning, Filing, and organizing skills, good communication skills (written and verbal), computer literacy and valid driver’s license.

Duties :

  • Plan, coordinate and implement Occupational Therapy Services. Render Occupational therapy services which comply with the norms and standards as indicated in health policies. Provide leadership, expert advice on complicated clinical conditions and being part of PILLIR committee. Implementing of effective record keeping, accurate statistics collection and analysis. Work well with the MDT set up. Ensure compliance with quality assurance standards and PMDS process. Supervising OTA/OTT, community service OTTs and students. Participate in professional development/ CPD activities.

Notes :

  • Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. The Completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Medical surveillance will be conducted on the recommended applicants, at no cost. People with disabilities are welcome to apply. Applications must be filled on a new Z83 effective from 1 January 2021 form accompanied by a CV highlighting or stating the requirements mentioned above. Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications. Failure to submit the required documents will result in the application not being considered. Shortlisted candidates will be required to bring certified copies of all qualifications and Id. Qualifications of candidates recommended for appointment will be verified. Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) when shortlisted. Candidates will be subjected to security screening and vetting process. Applications received after closing date will not be accepted. The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment. Candidates will be expected to be available for selection interviews on the date, time and place determined by the Department. Please Note: The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know. All Applications can be delivered to: Pretoria West District Hospital, HR Department, 380 Sytze Wierda Avenue, Philip Nel Park, Pretoria West or posted to Pretoria West District Hospital, HR Department, Private Bag X02, Pretoria West 0117.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : Pretoria West District Hospital

Closing Date : 26-01-2024

Criteria Questions
Are you currently registered with HPCSA as a Occupational Therapist ?
Do you have one year experience in neurology, psychiatry and disability?
Are you computer literate and have drivers licence?

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.