Deputy Director: Specialised Inspections (Ref #: OHSC 06/2017)

Salary: An all-inclusive remuneration package of R779 295 per annum (basic salary consisting of 70% or 76% of the total package, the State's contribution to Government Employees Pension Fund [13% of basic salary] and a flexible portion). The flexible portion of the package can be structured according to OHSC guidelines


  • A Degree or Diploma in the Health Sciences field
  • Current registration with the relevant body / council
  • Direct patient care experience
  • Computer literacy
  • A post basic qualification in Quality Management would be an advantage
  • A minimum of 5 years experience in management within a health establishment on a junior management or equivalent level
  • 3 – 5 years experience in the measurement and implementation of National Core Standards for health establishments and/or in the use of health information for planning would be an added advantage
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Must be prepared to travel extensively and very frequently and will be required to undergo training and accreditation as an inspector
  • A valid driver’s licence.


  • Contribute to the planning and preparation for all inspections including specialised inspection visits with a focus on health establishments offering complex or specialised care and those found to be at high risk or persistently non-compliant
  • Conduct all inspections including specialised inspections of health establishments with a focus on general requirements, procedures and systems
  • Provide correct and complete reports and recommendations on inspections conducted
  • Assist in reviewing and training on strategies and systems for the compliance inspections and ensuring the implementation thereof
  • Comply with requirements for effective and efficient use and management of resources
  • Any other reasonable activities

Closing Date: 02 June 2017

Enquiries: Ms L Mashiane or Ms A Louw, at tel: (012) 339 8699/8687

PLEASE NOTE: A practical test relating to key areas of knowledge and skills may form part of the selection process for the above post as well as a competency assessment where relevant. Applications should be submitted for attention of Ms. L Mashiane, Office of Health Standards Compliance, hand-delivered applications may be submitted to reception at: the MRC building, No 1 Soutpansberg Road, Princehoff, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0001. Posted applications may be submitted to: Private Bag X 21, Arcadia, 0007. Applications should be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department and should be accompanied by a CV in which previous experience is comprehensively detailed. Originally certified copies of qualification certificates (including matric), service certificates, proof of registration with a body/council, ID and driver’s licence must be attached. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications and national certificates (where applicable) evaluated by SAQA and to submit proof of such with their applications. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered. Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with the requirements will not be considered. The OHSC reserves the right not to fill the above posts. Applicants are respectfully informed that correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only; if notification of an interview is not received within 3 months after the closing date, applicants may regard their application as unsuccessful. The OHSC will not be liable where candidates use incorrect /no reference numbers on their applications. Candidate(s) will be subjected to personal suitability checks and other vetting procedures.