Reference Number: (Tygerburger 18/4/2018, PSVC 16/2018) Component: Department of Health Job Institution: T...

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Reference Number: (Tygerburger 18/4/2018, PSVC 16/2018)

Component: Department of Health

Institution: Tygerberg Hospital, Parow Valley

Core Title: Health Associated Sciences And Support Personnel
Service benefits:
13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.
Minimum requirement:
Basic reading, writing and numerical skills (equivalent of grade 10).
Certificate and/ or relevant training, e.g. pattern making, sewing, dress making, etc.
Appropriate experience in pattern making, garment construction and alterations using both industrial and domestic sewing and over-locking machines.
Extensive experience in designing, sewing of various specialised garments, assistive devices, wheelchair accessories and other required items.
Inherent requirement of the job:
Willingness to work with patients under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist and Occupational Therapy Technician.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Advance sewing skills.
Ability to take measurements and do calculations to construct garment patterns.
Knowledge of and operating different sewing machines (sewing and over-locker machines), both industrial and basic; manage trouble-shooting and do basic maintenance of machines.
Pattern and garment making; ability to fabricate or construct assistive devices with guidance of the Occupational Therapist.
Maintain good quality control and standards of garments or items produced.
Ability to function within a team, maintain good interpersonal skills and work under pressure.
Creativity and ability to use initiative.
Ability to communicate fluently in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Receive requests, from the OT department, for garments’ measurements, designing and manufacturing.
Measure, calculate and convert measurements to construct patterns for required pressure garments (as recommended by the Occupational Therapist).
Fittings and alterations of pressure garments under the supervision of an Occupational Therapist and repair patients’ garments when requested.
Formulate designs for specialised items to be manufactured; manufacture garments and/or linen items as requested by clinical areas.
Sewing and fitting of soft splints, wheelchair accessories and assistive devices; perform sewing tasks related to patients and/or any other requests within the division of Occupational Therapy.
Assist with training of OT students and/or professional development of staff members.
To perform all administration related to the sewing area; record keeping, filing, requisitioning and maintenance, etc.
Note: Short-listed candidates will be subjected to a practical test. 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. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. This posts was also advertised in the (Tygerburger 18/4/2018, PSVC 16/2018)

Salary: R 107 886 per annum

Salary Level: Level 3

Applications To:
The Chief Executive Officer: Tygerberg Hospital
Private Bag X3
Tygerberg Hospital
(Attention MS V Meyer)

Closing Date: 11 May 2018

Ms S Ngemntu
Tel: (021) 938-5962