Directorate: Mental Health

SALARY : Grade 1: R293 670 – R337 860 per annum, (plus benefits)
Grade 2 R358 626 – R409 275 per annum, (plus benefits)
Grade 3: R431 265 – R543 969 per annum, (plus benefits)

CENTRE : Ekurhuleni Health District

REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 with basic qualification accredited with the SANC in terms of
Government Notice R425 (i.e. Diploma / Degree in Nursing) or equivalent
qualification that allows registration with SANC as a Professional Nurse, must
have a basic qualification in Psychiatric Nursing Science. Registration
certificate with SANC as a Professional Nurse and current practicing certificate.
Less than 10 years relevant experience as Professional Nurse with the SANC
in General Nursing. Grade 2: A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience
in nursing after registration as Professional Nurse with the SANC in General
Nursing. Grade 3: A minimum of 20 years appropriate experience in nursing
after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing.
A valid driver’s license will be an added advantage. Knowledge of mental
health legislations and related legal and ethical practices, PFMA and Public
Service Act and Regulations. Good communication, interpersonal, financial
and human resource management skills. Ability to work independently and in
a multidisciplinary context. Analytical thinking, independent decision making
and problem-solving skills. Able to plan and organize own work.

DUTIES : Perform clinical community mental health services in the district in accordance
with scope of practice and nursing standards determined by the district.
Provide support and training to primary health care staff to ensure integration
of primary psychiatric and mental health care in primary care. Work as part of
the multidisciplinary teams. Establish and maintain constructive working
relationships with other key stakeholders (inter-professional and intersectoral).
Support primary health care services by providing general health care as
required by the service. Effectively and efficiently manage resources.
Participate in mental health promotion and prevention activities. Develop and
submit reports and statistics as required. Utilize data and information to advise,
advance and evaluate the quality and cost-effectiveness of community mental
health care services. Maintain professional, ethical standards and selfdevelopment.

ENQUIRIES : Ms J. Jallal Tel No: (011) 876-1717

APPLICATIONS : should be hand delivered to Ekurhuleni Health District at 40 Catlin Street,
Germiston, 1400 or posted to The Human Resource Manager, Private Bag
X1005, Germiston, 1400.

NOTE : Applicants that previously applied are encouraged to re-apply. No S&T claims
and resettlement allowance will be paid. Applications must be submitted on a
new Z.83 form and must be completed in full, obtainable from any Public
Service Department or on the internet at Applicants should
register their application forms on the specific register books according to the
reference number as per advert. Failure to do so your application forms will not
be considered. According to Department of Public Service and Administration
(DPSA) Circular 19 of 2022, applicants are not required to submit copies of
qualifications and other related documents on application but must submit the
Z.83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. Only shortlisted candidates will be
required /requested to submit certified copies of qualifications and other
relevant documents to HR on or before the day of the interview. If you have not
been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept
that your application was unsuccessful. Candidates will be subjected to
Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) – Verification (Reference checks, identity
verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, credit/financial
stability checks and employment verification). The recommended candidate
may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. People with disabilities are encouraged to
apply. Employment equity profile will be taken into consideration.

CLOSING DATE : 26 May 2023

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