Department of Correctional Services: Assistant Manager-Nursing

Department of Correctional Services

Management Area: Witbank Management Area
SALARY : R614 991 per annum
CENTRE : Area Commissioner’s Office
REQUIREMENTS : Diploma/Degree in Nursing or an equivalent qualification that allows
registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional Nurse. A
minimum of 10 years appropriate experience in nursing after registration as a
Professional Nurse with the SANC. At least 6 years of the period referred to
above must be appropriate experience after obtaining the 1 year post-basic
qualification in the relevant specialty. At least 3 years of the period referred to
above must be appropriate/recognizable experience at management level.
Current registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional
Nurse. These requirements are in accordance with the relevant Occupational
Specific Dispensation. Computer literate. Valid driver’s licence. Competencies
And Attributes: Policy coordination, Communication, Financial management,
Project and programme management, Change Management, Client
Orientation and Customer focus, Problem solving and analysis, Service
Delivery Innovation, Decision making, People Management and
Empowerment, Integrity and honesty, Confidentiality, Good Interpersonal
relations, Understanding of Public Service policy and legislative framework.
Assertiveness, Ability to network, Diplomacy and tact, Influence and impact.
DUTIES : Provide direction and supervision in the implementation of the nursing plan
(clinical practice/quality patient care) Implement standards, practices, criteria
and indicators for quality nursing (quality of practices). Practise nursing and
healthcare in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations. Manage and
utilise human, material and physical resources efficiently and effectively.
Display a concern for patients, promoting and advocating proper treatment and
care, including an awareness and willingness to respond to patients’ needs,
requirements and expectations (Batho Pele principles) .Maintain the quality of
nursing data and information and utilise it to advise, advance and evaluate the
quality and cost-effectiveness of nursing care. Management of human and
financial resources and assets.
ENQUIRIES : Mrs. Portia Bungqu Tel No: (012) 306 2032/Mrs. Petunia Nomvela/Ms.
Thandiwe Lekhuleni/Mr. Tshepo Ndlamini/Mr. Brent Botha at Tel No: (012) 306
2033/2034 or Mr Zamani Ziqubu Tel No: (012) 306 2041