Specialist: Employee Health and Wellness – Twelve (12) months contract (Erratum)

  • Reference Number : refs/012954
  • Directorate : Organisational Development and Human Resources Administration
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R744 255.00 per annum (all-inclusive remuneration package) level 11
  • Enquiries : Ms. T. Odame-Takyi, Tel no: (011) 355-7490

Requirements :

  • National Diploma in Social Sciences or equivalent NQF Level 6 qualification. Registration with relevant professional Council. 5 year’s relevant experience in Employee Health and Wellness/EAP (RPL Certificate) field of which at least 3 years must have been at the level of Assistant Director or equivalent. Knowledge and understanding of Employee Health and Wellness theory, practice and management. Knowledge of DPSA Employee Health and Wellness Framework and related policies e.g. Health and Productivity, Wellness management, HIV,AIDS,STI& TB, SHERQ, PILIR, Mental Health Policy Framework, NSP and Policy on Reasonable Accommodation and Assistive Devices for Employees with Disabilities in the Public Service. Knowledge of Human Resource and Organisational Development policies, procedures and guidelines. Relevant Human Resource legislation e.g. BCEA, LRA, EEA, SDA, OHSA; COIDA. A Valid Drivers’ license and must be computer literate. Proficiency required in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Duties :

  • To promote disease and chronic illness management. Conduct awareness programmes on the functions and purpose of health surveillance and the relevant laws and regulations. To promote the management of Mental Health and Psychosomatic illnesses. Develop and implement a toolkit for Mental Health Promotion in the workplace which looks at practical steps for addressing mental health. To manage injury on duty and incapacity due to ill health. Put measures in place to integrate Health Risk Assessments and Management and Productivity Management. To promote occupational health education and promotion. Provide information on health care options to employees to exercise more control over their own health and over their environments, and to make choices conducive to health. To manage resources of the programme. Supervise and manage staff.

Notes :

  • All shortlisted candidates will be subject to pre-employment screening (vetting). Preference will be given to women and Persons with disabilities. Applicants must complete, initial and sign Z83 form. All applicants must submit copies of qualifications, Identity Document, and driver’s license (where appropriate) and any other relevant documents. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. The communication from the Human Resources division regarding the requirements for certified documents will be limited to the shortlisted candidates. Therefore, only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the date of the interview. Applications must be delivered: to Life Centre Building, 45 Commissioner Street, Marshalltown, Johannesburg, 2107 or posted to P.O Box X83, Marshalltown, 2107 or submitted electronically through https://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za/. Applications received after the closing date will be disqualified. Errors and omissions will be rectified. The Department reserves the right not to fill the position.

Employer : Department of Roads and Transport

Location : Johannesburg

Closing Date : 02-04-2022

Criteria Questions
Do you have a National Diploma in Social Sciences or equivalent NQF Level 6 qualification?
Have you registered with relevant professional Council?
Do you have 5 year’s relevant experience in Employee Health and Wellness/EAP (RPL Certificate) field of which at least 3 years must have been at the level of Assistant Director or equivalent?
Do you have knowledge and understanding of Employee Health and Wellness theory, practice and management?
Do you have knowledge of DPSA Employee Health and Wellness Framework and related policies?

Please Notes :

  • Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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