DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONAL SERVICES
POST 14/24 : PROFFESSIONAL NURSE GRADE 1 (SPECIALTY NURSING): INFECTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL COORDINATOR (X46 POSTS)
(18 Months Contract)
SALARY : R388 974 per annum, (Plus 37% in lieu of benefits)
Eastern Cape Region:
East London Ref No: EC 2022/03/02
Kirkwood Ref No: EC 2022/03/03
Middledrift Ref No: EC 2022/03/04
Sada Ref No: EC 2022/03/05
St Albans Ref No: EC 2022/03/06
Mthatha Ref No: EC 2022/03/07
Free State and Northern Cape Region:
Colesberg Ref No: FSNC 2022/03/02
Goedemoed Ref No: FSNC 2022/03/03
Groenpunt Ref No: FSNC 2022/03/04
Grootvlei Ref No: FSNC 2022/03/05
Kimberly Ref No: FSNC 2022/03/06
Kroonstad Ref No: FSNC 2022/03/07
Upington Ref No: FSNC 2022/03/08
Baviaanspoort Ref No: GP 2022/03/02
Boksburg Ref No: GP 2022/03/03
Johannesburg Ref No: GP 2022/03/04
Kgoši Mampuru II [Ref: GP 2022/03/05
Krugersdorp Ref No: GP 2022/03/06
Leeuwkop Ref No: GP 2022/03/07
Modderbee Ref No: GP 2022/03/08
Zonderwater Ref No: GP 2022/03/09
Durban Ref No: KZN 2022/03/02
Empangeni Ref No: KZN 2022/03/03
Glencoe Ref No: KZN 2022/03/04
Kokstad Ref No: KZN 2022/03/05
Ncome Ref No: KZN 2022/03/06
Pietermaritzburg Ref No: KZN 2022/03/07
Waterval Ref No: KZN 2022/03/08
Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West Region:
Barberton Ref No: LMN 2022/03/02
Bethal Ref No: LMN 2022/03/03
Klerksdorp Ref No: LMN 2022/03/04
Polokwane Ref No: LMN 2022/03/05
Rooigrond Ref No: LMN 2022/03/06
Rustenburg Ref No: LMN 2022/03/07
Thohoyandou Ref No: LMN 2022/03/08
Witbank Ref No: LMN 2022/03/09
Western Cape Region:
Allandale Ref No: WC 2022/03/02
Brandvlei Ref No: WC 2022/03/03
Breede Rivier (Worcester) Ref No: WC 2022/03/04
Drakenstein Ref No: WC 2022/03/05
George [Ref No: WC 2022/03/06
Goodwood Ref No: WC 2022/03/07
Helderstroom (Overberg) Ref No: WC 2022/03/08
Malmesbury Ref No: WC 2022/03/09
Polls-moor Ref No: 2022/03/10
Voorberg Ref No: WC 2022/03/11
REQUIREMENTS : Current registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a registered Nurse or equivalent NQF level 7 qualification. Certificate in Infection Control from an accredited institution. 3-5 years recognisable experience in nursing after registration as a professional Nurse with SANC. Computer literacy. Valid driver’s licence. Competencies and Attributes: Stakeholder focuses and service delivery. Coaching. Communication. Decision making. Plan, organize, lead and control. Service delivery and client orientation. Integrity and honesty. Assertiveness. Ability to network. Influence and impact. Ability to improve systems and processes to facilitate continuous improvement. Ability to recognize the need for action, considering possible risks and taking responsibility for results. Lead and manage change. Teamwork. Willingness to travel. Ability to perform a technical function to required standards.
DUTIES : Provide support to the Management Areas in managing the prevention, identification and control of infections. Plan, develop and implement an infection control programme for the Management Areas using basic infection control standards. Review environmental hygiene, cleanliness, the care of linen and waste management on a regular basis and document results. Notify the Department of Health timeously of diseases where applicable. Monitor the availability of appropriate disinfectants, sterilization methods and ensure that health care professionals and other officials understand the use of these items. Monitoring the implementation of and compliance with relevant IPC policies, guidelines and standard operating procedures. Monitor the implementation of the Food Services Acts, guidelines and regulations inclusive of the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) and Food Safety Management Systems. Monitor compliance with the IPC controls (managerial, administrative, environmental and personal protective equipment). Ensure that there is a written quality improvement programme for infection control after a base line assessment and that evaluation and remedial measure are in place. Dissemination of Information, Education and Knowledge on IPC activities, measures and levels of prevention. Training of all relevant officials on IPC guidelines and standard operating procedures. Conduct infection prevention and control audits. Develop and monitor functional Surveillance System for nosocomial infections and antimicrobial resistance pathogens. Management of human resources, finance and assets.
Eastern Cape region: Ms. Z Myataza/Ms. M Aarons M/Ms. N Grongqo N/ Ms. NS Mgugudo and N Ndonyela Tel No: (043) 706 7866/82/83/88.
Free State and Northern Cape region: Ms. Ndlovu NC, Ms. Mkuni NJ, Ms. Molutsoane N, Ms. MP Moreki-Rathaba at Tel No: 051 404 0283.
Gauteng region: Mr SS Masango/Ms Feni Annah /Ms Pinky Makwarela at Tel No: 012 420 0179/73.
KwaZulu-Natal region: Ms AL Mkhize Tel No: 033 3557370 / Ms B Shange Tel No: 033 355 7369 / Ms NI Mhlongo Tel No: 033 355 7367 / Mr SB Khumalo Tel No: 033 355 7368 / Ms GJ Mchunu Tel No: 033 355 7386.
Limpopo, Mpumalanga and North West region: Ms Portia Bungqu Tel No: 012 306 2032/ Mr Brent Botha Tel No: 012 306 2041/Ms Thandiwe Lekhuleni 012 306 2041/ Ms Petunia Nomvela Tel No: 012 306 2033/ Mr Tshepo Ndlamini Tel No: 012 306 2055.
Western Cape region: Ms NA Mdladlamba at Tel No: 021 550 6014/ 6060/6052.
NOTE : Appointment under the Public Service Act.
Eastern Cape Region:
Department of Correctional Services, Head Recruitment, Private Bag X9013, East London, 5200 OR hand deliver at: Block E Ocean Terrance, Moore Street, Quigney, East London.
Contact persons: Ms. Z Myataza/Ms. M Aarons M/Ms. N Grongqo N/ Ms. NS Mgugudo and N Ndonyela Tel No: (043) 706 7866/82/83/88.
Free State And Northern Cape Region:
Department of Correctional Services, Head Recruitment, Private Bag X20530, Bloemfontein, 9300 OR hand deliver at: 103 Zastron Street, Agrimed Building, Bloemfontein.
Contact persons: Ms. Ndlovu NC, Ms. Mkuni NJ, Ms. Molutsoane N, Ms. MP Moreki-Rathaba at Tel No: 051 404 0283.
Department of Correctional Services, Head Recruitment, Head Recruitment, Private Bag X393, Pretoria, 0001 OR hand deliver at: 1077 Forum East Building, Arcadia Street, Hatfield.
Contact persons: Mr SS Masango/Ms Feni Annah /Ms Pinky Makwarela at Tel No: 012 420 0179/73.
Department of Correctional Services, Head Recruitment, Private Bag X 9126 Pietermaritzburg 3201 or hand deliver at: Regional Office, Eugene Marais Road, Napierville, Pietermaritzburg.
Contact persons: Ms AL Mkhize Tel No: 033 3557370 / Ms B Shange 033 355 7369 / Ms NI Mhlongo 033 355 7367 / Mr SB Khumalo 033 355 7368 / Ms GJ Mchunu 033 355 7386.
Limpopo, Mpumalanga And North West (LMN) Region:
Department of Correctional Services, Head Recruitment, Private Bag X99, Pretoria 0001 OR hand deliver at: 198 Masada Building, Cnr. Johannes Ramokhoase (Proes) and Paul Kruger Street, Pretoria.
Contact persons: Ms Portia Bungqu Tel No: 012 306 2032/ Mr Brent Botha 012 306 2041/Ms Thandiwe Lekhuleni 012 306 2041/ Ms Petunia Nomvela 012 306 2033/ Mr Tshepo Ndlamini 012 306 2055.
Western Cape Region:
Department of Correctional Services, Head Recruitment, Private Bag X01, Edgemead, 7404 OR hand deliver at: Breede River Street, Monte Vista, Edgemead.
Contact persons: Ms NA Mdladlamba at Tel No: 021 550 6014/ 6060/6052
Department of Correctional Services, Post Advertisement Section, Private Bag X136, Pretoria, 0001 OR hand deliver at: 124 WF Nkomo Street, Poyntons Building, Cnr WF Nkomo and Sophie De Bruyn Street, Pretoria, 0001 (Previous: Cnr Church and Schubart Street).
Contact persons: Mr Mokotjo TN Tel No: 012 307 2173/Mr Y Naidoo 012 307 2079/ Ms TP Baloyi or Ms Khumalo NS 012 305 8589.
CLOSING DATE : 10 May 2022 @ 15h45. It is the sole responsibility of an applicant to ensure that their application reaches DCS before.
NOTE : Before you apply: All costs associated with an application will be borne by the applicant. The Department of Correctional Services is an equal opportunity employer. The Department will take into consideration the objectives of Section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act 108 of 1996) and the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act 55 of 1998) in filling of these vacancies. It is our intention to promote representivity in respect of race, gender and disability through the filling of these positions. In support of this strategy, applicants need to indicate race, gender and disability status on the application form/CV. Applicants who have retired from the Public Service with a specific determination that they cannot be re-appointed or have been declared medically unfit will not be considered. Please take note that correspondence will only be conducted with the shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application is unsuccessful. Please do not call the department to enquire about the progress of your application. 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, security vetting, qualification verification, and criminal records verification. Appointment to some of these posts will be provisional, pending the issue of a security clearance. If you cannot get a security clearance, your appointment will be reconsidered/possibly terminated. Finger prints may be taken on the day of interview. The Department of Correctional Services reserves the right not to fill any of these advertised posts. Applications: Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (Public Service Application form), obtainable from any Public Service Department, and must be completed in full. Applicants must submit copies of qualifications, identity document and driver’s licence (where appropriate) and any other relevant documents. (Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interviews). Please send a separate and complete application for each post you apply for, stating the correct reference for each position you are interested in. Faxed and e-mailed applications will not be accepted. Candidates must comply with the minimum appointment requirements. CV’s should be aligned to reflect one’s degree of compliance with the advert requirements and responsibilities. Indicate the reference number and position you are applying for on your application form (Z83) and post your complete application to the relevant addresses as reflected above
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