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Entry-Level Job Opportunities at the Mpumalanga Dept of Health

The Mpumalanga Department of Health is inviting applications for various entry-level positions across different healthcare facilities in the region. These opportunities offer a chance for aspiring professionals to kickstart their careers while contributing to the well-being of the community. Below are some of the available vacancies:

Social Worker Grade 1

Ref No: MPDoH/June/24/101
Salary: R308,247 – R362,439 per annum
Centre: H A Grove Hospital (Nkangala District)

Requirements:

  • Senior Certificate / Grade 12 plus a Degree in Social Work / Social Science.
  • Registration with the South Africa Council for Social Service Professions as a Social Worker (SACSSP) for 2024.
  • Knowledge and experience in mediation and counselling.
  • Court experience in rendering expert evidence.
  • Knowledge of family law, including mediation, the Children’s Act, Maintenance Act, and Domestic Violence Act.
  • Skills in mediation, interviewing, conflict resolution, evaluation, and report writing.
  • Computer literacy in MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Duties:

  • Conduct mediation and inquiries related to family law disputes.
  • Compile forensic court reports and make recommendations in the best interest of the child.
  • Act as an expert witness in court.
  • Assist beneficiaries with the functions and roles of the office of the advocate.
  • Travel to conduct inquiries and interviews.
  • Manage cases and achieve set targets.
  • Provide counselling to mental health care users and HIV-positive patients.
  • Trace family members and provide family counselling.

Enquiries:
Mr. Emmanuel Makokoropo: (013) 766 3384
Ms. Gugu Nkosi: (013) 766 3103
Ms. Nomsa Maphanga: (013) 766 3207
Ms. Sebenzile Mthisi: (013) 766 3339
Mr. Mxolisi Maseko: (013) 766 3351
IT Help Desk: (013) 766 3018

Pharmacist Assistant (Post-Basic) Grade 1

Ref No: MPDoH/June/24/103 (2 posts)
Salary: R250,947 – R282,921 per annum
Centres: Tintswalo Hospital and Themba Hospital (Ehlanzeni District)

Requirements:

  • Senior Certificate / Grade 12 plus registration as a Post-Basic Pharmacist Assistant with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) for 2024.
  • Valid work permit required for non-South Africans.
  • Skills in consultation, problem solving, and conflict management.
  • Knowledge of current health and public service legislation, regulations, and policies.
  • Professionalism, accuracy, flexibility, independence, and ethical behavior.

Duties:

  • Ensure proper receipt, recording, and storage of medicines and consumables.
  • Responsible for safe patient medicine use.
  • Compounding and preparation of medicines.
  • Evaluate prescriptions and process legally.
  • Stocktaking and distribution of supplies.
  • Promote public health and accurate recording of statistics and administrative requirements.

Enquiries:
Mr. Emmanuel Makokoropo: (013) 766 3384
Ms. Gugu Nkosi: (013) 766 3103
Ms. Nomsa Maphanga: (013) 766 3207
Ms. Sebenzile Mthisi: (013) 766 3339
Mr. Mxolisi Maseko: (013) 766 3351
IT Help Desk: (013) 766 3018

Artisan (Production) Grade A: Carpenter

Ref No: MPDoH/June/24/104
Salary: R230,898 – R256,263 per annum
Centre: Tintswalo Hospital (Ehlanzeni District)

Requirements:

  • Minimum of Grade 10-12 or equivalent qualifications.
  • Completed apprenticeship and trade test certificate in Carpentry.
  • Basic computer knowledge.
  • Valid C1 driver’s license.
  • Willingness to work irregular hours and attend emergencies.
  • Ability to communicate in two of the three official languages of Mpumalanga.
  • Physical fitness and willingness to work in adverse weather conditions.
  • Ability to perform overtime and standby duties, including weekends and public holidays.

Duties:

  • Assist in planning, designing, and installing structures.
  • Conduct repair work and install windows, doors, drywall, stairs, cabinets, and fixtures.
  • Assess the quality of materials and woodwork.
  • Operate tools, equipment, and machines.
  • Comply with safety and health regulations and building codes.
  • Provide outstanding customer service.

Enquiries:
Mr. Emmanuel Makokoropo: (013) 766 3384
Ms. Gugu Nkosi: (013) 766 3103
Ms. Nomsa Maphanga: (013) 766 3207
Ms. Sebenzile Mthisi: (013) 766 3339
Mr. Mxolisi Maseko: (013) 766 3351
IT Help Desk: (013) 766 3018

Applications:
Apply online at Departmental Online Application System.

Closing Date:
05 July 2024

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