Western Cape Government
Staff Nurse: Professional Services
Department of Social Development
Salary level OSD
Ms M Jonkerman at (021) 865 2634
The Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government seeks to employ a qualified nurse to render quality basic nursing care services under the supervision of a professional nurse with the scope of practice as defined by the South African Nursing Council (SANC) and the Charter of Nursing Practice. These posts are stationed in Lindelani and Sivuyile.
Grade 1: Qualification that allows registration with the SANC as Staff Nurse; Registration with the SANC as Enrolled Nurse.
Grade 2: Qualification that allows registration with the SANC as Staff Nurse; Registration with the SANC as Enrolled Nurse; A minimum of 10 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration with the SANC as Enrolled Nurse.
Grade 3: Qualification that allows registration with the SANC as Staff Nurse; Registration with the SANC as Enrolled Nurse; A minimum of 20 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration with the SANC as Enrolled Nurse.
Key Performance Areas:
Ensure maintenance of patient hygiene; Sustain nutritional status of patients; Facilitate the mobility of patients; Facilitate the elimination processes; Provide basic clinical nursing care; Measure, interpret and record vital signs; Operate all relevant apparatus and equipment; Assist professional nurses with clinical procedures; Preparation of patients for diagnostic and surgical procedures; Effective utilisation of resources; Order stock and equipment in a cost-effective manner; Report loss or damage immediately; Appropriate care and use of equipment and consumables; Upkeep of an updated inventory list; Maintain professional growth/ethical standards and self development; Maintain the code of conduct as required in the public service and by the professional body; Seek learning opportunities; Provide evidence of self development.
Knowledge of the following: Nursing care processes and procedures, nursing statutes; Nursing Act; Health Act; Occupational Health and Safety Act; Patient Rights Charter; Batho-Pele principles; Public Service Regulations; Labour Relations Act; Disciplinary code and procedure; Grievance procedure act; Communication (written and verbal) in at least two of the official languages of the Western Cape.
Grade 1: R161 376 – R181 620 per annum, Grade 2: R192 681 – R 216 861 per annum, Grade 3: R 228 027 – R 280 437 per annum (OSD as prescribed)
Note on remuneration:
Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. 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.
Only applications submitted online 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.