Clinical Nurse Practitioner Grade 1 to 2 (Primary Health Care)

Reference Number Argus/Burger 16/9/2017, Beaufort West Courier 22/9/2017, PSVC 38/2017
Component Department of Health
Job Institution: Murraysburg Community Clinic (Eden District)

Core Title: Nursing and Support Personnel

Service benefits:

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

Minimum educational qualification: 

  • Basic R425 qualification (i.e. degree/diploma in Nursing) or equivalent qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse.
  • A post-basic nursing qualification with duration of at least 1 year Diploma in Clinical Nursing Science, Health Assessment, Treatment and Care (R48) accredited with the SANC.

Registration with a professional council:

  • Registration with the SANC as Professional Nurse.


  • Grade 1: A minimum of 4 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as  professional Nurse with the SANC in general nursing.
  • Grade 2: A minimum of 14 years appropriate/recognisable experience in nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in general nursing.
  • At least 10 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognisable experience after obtaining the 1-year post-basic qualification as mentioned above.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Knowledge of legislation and policies of the Department of Health relevant to clinical practise.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Manage and provide clinical comprehensive PHC service.
  • Support the school health nurse with logistical arrangements.
  • Assist with Wellness programmes in the district and ad-hoc at PHC facilities.
  • Plan and implement Health Promotion and Prevention activities.
  • Link with the community structures and NPO’s.
  • Collect data and submit reports.
  • Provide PHC services to the surrounding farming communities.
  • Manage human resources.

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 post was also advertised in Argus/Burger 16/9/2017, Beaufort West Courier 22/9/2017, PSVC 38/2017.


Salary Grade 1: R 340 431 (PN-B1) per annum, Grade 2: R 418 701 (PN-B2) per annum (Plus a non-pensionable rural allowance of 12% of basic annual salary)
Salary Level OSD
Applications To The District Manager:  Eden District Office
Private Bag X6592
(For attention: Ms S Pienaar)
Closing Date 6 October 2017
Enquiries Dr AJ Muller
Tel:  (023) 414-8202


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