October 23, 2022

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: EMPLOYEE HEALTH AND WELLNESS

REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate qualification NQF 6 as recognized by SAQA in Health
Science or Social Science. Registration with relevant professional bodies. 3-5
years’ supervisory position in the relevant environment. Valid Driver’s license,
with the exception of applicants with disabilities. Competencies: Strategic
Capability and Leadership, People Management and Empowerment,
Programme and Project Management, Financial Management, Change
Management, Knowledge Management, Service Delivery Innovation, Problem
solving and Analysis, Client Orientation and Customer focus, Communication.


DUTIES : Manage Occupational Health and Safety. Implement Occupational Health and
Safety Plan. Implement Occupational Health and Safety policies, strategies,
guidelines and processes. Implement Safety, Health, Environment, Risk and
Quality (SHERQ) programmes. Facilitate the appointment of SHE reps, Fire
Fighters and First Aiders. Monitor investigations and reporting of Injury on duty
cases. Implement injury on duty policy, processes and procedures. Monitor and
ensure the injury on duty applications meet the Compensation of Occupational
Injuries and Diseases Act requirements and standards. Conduct injury on duty
statistics. Conduct district Occupational Health and Safety inspections.
Facilitate the election and training of OHS committee. Manage the injury on
duty register. Facilitate the appointment and training of First Aiders, She reps,
Peer Educators and Fire Fighters. Generate and submit reports to different
stakeholders (District Management, Head Office etc.) Manage employee
health and wellness. Implement employee health and wellness policies,184
strategies, guidelines and processes. Provide educational awareness and
wellness day. Monitor referral of identified employees. Monitor assessment of
identified clients. Provide support to identified clients. Manage the employee
health and wellness register. Facilitate payment of service providers. Provide
assistance and support to extended family members of employees. Manage
and monitor after care follow – up of employee health and wellness clients.
Conduct research and analyses of district employee health and wellness
cases. Provide correction measures and/or recommendation on employee
health and wellness cases. Generate and submit reports to different
stakeholders (District Management, Head Office etc.). Provide diseases
management. Implement diseases management policies, strategies,
guidelines and processes. Conduct awareness and educational sessions on
various diseases.

Monitor referrals of patients, and provide after care support.
Monitor assessment and referral of patients on various diseases. Provide
support to patients. Provide social wellness activities in the district. Distribute
health and related pamphlets. Conduct research and analyses of district
diseases management. Provide corrective measures and/or recommendation
on employee health and wellness cases. Generate and submit reports to
different stakeholders (District Management, Head Office etc.). Provide HIV &
AIDS Services. Implement HAST (HIV & AIDS, STI and TB Management)
intervention plan and strategies. Develop departmental HAST (HIV & AIDS,
STI and TB Management) calendar. Develop and Implement HAST (HIV &
AIDS, STI and TB Management) promotion awareness. Render HIV and AIDS
counselling services. Offer support to infected and affected employees and
their families. Generate and submit reports to different stakeholders (District
Management, Head Office, District Municipality HIV & AIDS Counsel etc.)

APPLICATIONS : Applications Address: Department of Public Works, Roads and Infrastructure:
Head Office: Private Bag X9490 Polokwane 0700 or hand delivered at Works
Tower Building, No. 43 Church Street, Polokwane, 0699.


ENQUIRIES : For Mopani District: Mr. Mzamani Mashibyi/ Ms Mabunda KS Tel No: 015 811
4000/4070/4075
For Waterberg District: Ms Carol Modiba/Ms. Palesa Hlaole Tel No: 014 718
3000/3040/3052/302

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