Knowledge Applied – Virtual Assistant Jobs South Africa Goverment jobs OCCUPATION THERAPIST REF NO: MGMH49/2023 (X1 POST)


  • SALARY : R243 627 – R276 237 per annum. Plus 13th cheque, medical aid subsidy
    (optional) and homeowners allowance (subject to meeting prescribed
  • CENTRE : Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital
  • REQUIREMENTS : Senior Certificate/Matric or Grade 12, an appropriate qualification as an
    Occupational Therapist. Successful completion of one year Community
    Service. Experience with working with neurologically impaired paediatrics
    patients and spinal cord injuries Plus. Knowledge of Occupational Therapy
    Medicolegal work and Driver’s License. Knowledge, Skills, Training and
    Competencies Required: Sound knowledge and skill in OT paediatric and
    general diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Knowledge of ethical code and
    scope of practice. Skill and knowledge in the use of OT equipment, therapeutic
    media, and assistive devices. Knowledge of departmental administrative
    tasks. Knowledge of physical, psychiatric conditions, paediatrics, and
    application of appropriate therapeutic interventions. Ability to problem solve,
    apply analytical processes to patient care. Supervisory skills for junior, support
    staff and students.
  • DUTIES : Provision of a comprehensive assessment and holistic treatment/rehabilitation
    service for adult and paediatric patients, individual and group therapy as
    identified. Assessment, manufacture and issue of splints and assistive
    devices. Comprehensive patient and care-giver education and training
    regarding all aspects of rehabilitation. Perform outreach services as required.
    Confidential and ethical multi-disciplinary approach applied to treatment of
    patients. Expert advice for environmental redesign, conduct home, school and
    other community visits as required. Administrative duties: report writing,
    statistics, meetings, case discussions, reports required for disability grants,
    functional capacity evaluation reports, insurance disability, return to work,
    medico legal. Quality Improvement initiatives: clinical guidelines, teaching and
    training, undertaking necessary audits. Compliance with Occupational Health
    & Safety, Infection Control and Prevention, Risk Management, Ideal Hospital,
    Norms & standards. Effective communication with all stakeholders i.e.
    patients, multi-disciplinary team members, NGO’s, caregivers etc. Supervision
    of Community Service Therapists, Occupational Therapy Technicians and
    students. Treat and manage a clinical case load. Support the Supervisor in all
    projects and transformative efforts.
  • ENQUIRIES : Ms T Reddy Tel No: (031) 502 1719, ext. 2172
  • APPLICATIONS : Please forward application quoting the reference number to: The Human
    Resource Office, Mahatma Gandhi Memorial Hospital, Private Bag X13,
    Mount Edgecombe, 4300 or Hand Delivered can be submitted to Human
  • NOTE : The following documents must be submitted: Applicants must utilize the most
    recent Z83 application form for employment obtainable from any government
    department or from the Applicants are
    required to complete and submit Z83 Form and Curriculum vitae (CV). Z83
    form must be completed in full in a manner that allows a selection committee
    to assess the quality of a candidate based on the information provided in the
    form. Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other
    relevant documents on application but must submit the Z83 form and detailed
    curriculum vitae (CV). The certified copies of qualifications and other relevant
    documents will be requested from shortlisted candidates only which may be
    submitted to HR on or before the day of the interview. The reference number
    of the post must be indicated in the column provided on the Z83 application
    form e.g. MGMH48/2023. Faxed/emailed applications will not be considered.
    N.B: failure to comply with the above instructions will disqualify applicants.
    Applicants are advised that due to a number of applications anticipated,
    individual applications will not be acknowledged. Should you not receive a
    Response within six (6) weeks after the closing date the application must be
    considered unsuccessful. People with disability should feel free to apply. This
    Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, whose aim is
    to promote representativity in all levels of all occupational classes of the
    department. S&T and Resettlement will not be paid to the eligible candidates
    due departmental budgetary constraints. Community service therapists
    completing community service on 31 December 2023 may apply.
  • CLOSING DATE : 24 November 2023
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