Professional Nurse: Professional Services (Outeniekwa), Ref No. DSD 68/2022

Professional Nurse: Professional Services (Outeniekwa), Ref No. DSD 68/2022

Job Purpose The Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has a opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent Professional Nurse to provide holistic nursing care to residents in a cost effective, efficient and equitable manner. This post is stationed in Outeniekwa.
Minimum Requirements Grade 1: Basic R425 qualification (Diploma/ Degree in Nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse; Compulsory registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse; No experience required. Grade 2: Basic R425 qualification (Diploma/ Degree in Nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse; Compulsory registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse; A minimum of 10 years appropriate/ recognisable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing. Grade 3: Basic R425 qualification (Diploma/ Degree in Nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse; Compulsory registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse; A minimum of 20 years appropriate/ recognisable experience in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
Recommendation Applicable completion of primary health care services.
Key Performance Areas Provide direction and supervision for the implementation of the nursing plan (clinical practice/quality care to residents); Implement standards, practices, criteria and indicators for quality nursing (quality of practice); Practice nursing and health care in accordance with the prescripts and regulations relevant to nursing and health care; Maintain a constructive working relationship with nursing MDT members and other stakeholders; Utilise human, material and physical resources efficiently and effectively.
Competencies Knowledge of the following: Nursing care processes and procedures; Nursing statutes and any other relevant legal frameworks such as: Nursing Act, Health Act, Occupational Health and Safety Act, Patient Rights Charter, Batho Pele Principles, Public Service Regulations, Labour Relations Act; Written and verbal communication Skills; Proven computer literacy.
Remuneration Grade 1: R260 760 – R302 292 per annum; Grade 2: R320 703 – R368 307 per annum; Grade 3: R388 974 – R492 756 per annum (OSD as prescribed). Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD) are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.
Notes Only applications submitted online at: www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or https://westerncapegov.erecruit.co will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency test. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. Should you experience difficulties with your online application, kindly note that technical support (challenges with online application) is only available from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16.00. You may contact the helpline at 0861 370 214. Otherwise, all other queries relating to the position, kindly contact the enquiries person as indicated in the advert.

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