Reference Number: Swartland Gazette/Courant 31/5/2016
Component: Department of Health
Core Title: Administrative Line Function and Support Personnel
Institution: Piketberg Clinic (West Coast District)

Service benefits:
13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.

Minimum educational qualification:

Senior Certificate (or equivalent).

Appropriate experience in Information Management.

Inherent requirement of the job:
Valid code B/EB driver’s licence and willingness to travel.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • A working knowledge of current computer software systems utilised by the Department of Health as well as computer literacy (MS Office: Word, Excel and PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge and experience in departmental systems, (i.e. Health Information Systems and Sinjani).
  • Training skills.
  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Responsible for data management, i.e. collection, collation, capturing and reporting.
Perform an administrative role as a member of the information management team.
Office administration with regards to filing processes, telephonic enquiries and letters.
Assist with data management quality monitoring.
Interpret and analyse data trends.
Participate in health information coordinating activities and maintain data retrieval efficiency.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the afore-mentioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated on the advertisement.

No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. CV’s will not be returned.

Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.

As directed by the Department of Public Service & Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.

The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. This posts was also advertised in the (Swartland Gazette/Courant 31/5/2016)


Salary: R 142 461 per annum
Salary Level: Level 5
Applications To:
The Manager
Medical Services
Swartland Hospital
Private Bag X2
Malmesbury, 7299.
(For the attention of Ms C Julius)

Closing Date: 24 June 2016
Enquiries: Ms J Van Der Westhuizen
Tel: (022) 487-9275