• Reference Number :
  • Directorate :
    Clinical: Therapeutic Services
  • Number of Posts :
  • Package :
    R545 262.00 per annum plus benefits.
  • Enquiries :
    Dr. M.E Letwaba TEL : 011 681 2008

Requirements :

  • Bachelor of Dietetics Degree. Completed community service. Current registration with HPCSA as dietician: independent practice. At least 3 years of experience working as dietician after completing community service. Valid driver’s licence. Computer literacy in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, internet and e-mail. Other Skills / Requirements: Attendance of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) and Mother Baby Friendly Initiative (MBFI)/lactation management courses will be beneficial. Advanced computer literacy will be beneficial. Good verbal and written communication skills.

Duties :

  • Render effective, patient-centred dietetics service in adherence to scope of practice and health protocols. Supervise allocated subordinates. Work with colleagues, relieve as and when the need arises and to work closely with the interdisciplinary team members. Carry out delegated duties and perform all the administrative functions required, give feedback and monthly reports to the Clinical Manager. Participate in student training, supervision and performance evaluation. Implement and monitor Integrated Nutrition Programme (INP) strategies, including Vitamin A supplementation, the Community Based Nutrition Initiative, growth monitoring and promotion, Mother Baby Friendly Initiative and Nutrition Counselling, Support and Treatment. Provide nutrition promotion, advocacy and education to communities and counselling and advice to individuals for appropriate nutrition and awareness. Provide technical support, including stock control of nutritional supplements, equipment and materials, as well as in-service training of staff. Exercise care with all consumables and equipment. Perform accurate record keeping, data collection and reporting on Nutrition indicators. Evaluate work performance and sign PMDS according to the guidelines. Participate in quality assurance processes and CPD activities. Communicate effectively with all stakeholders. Adhere to Provincial, HPCSA, Facility and Departmental policies, procedures, guidelines and regulations.

Notes :

  • Application must be done on the following website: http:/www.gpgprofessionaljobcenter.gov.za or applications must be hand delivered at South Rand District Hospital, Friars Hill Road, Rosettenville, 1st Floor application box no emailed or posted applications will be accepted. For hand delivered, applicant must ensure that application is submitted to the correct job application box and complete a job application register attached to the box. Applications must be submitted on New Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. The completed and signed Z83 form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV specifying all experiences indicating the respective dates (DD/MM/YY) as well as indicating three references with the following information: name, contact numbers and an indication of the capacity in which the reference is known to the candidate. The relevant reference must be quoted in the application form. Copies of your qualifications and Identity document do not need to be attached or certified upon application. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of the documents on or before the interview date following communication from HR. Registration Certificate with the professional body (SANC) proof of current registration (Annual Practicing Certificate) must be attached. In terms of the National Qualifications Framework Amendment Act 2019, it is an offence for any person to falsely or fraudulently claim to hold a qualification. Any person found to be misrepresenting their qualifications, work experience or facts in their CV will be disqualified. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Hospital reserves a right to fill or not fill the post.

Employer :
Department of Health

Location :
South Rand District Hospital

Closing Date :


Criteria Questions
Do you have Bachelor of Dietetics Degree?
Do you have current registration with HPCSA as a Dietician?
Do you have at least 3 years of experience working as dietician after completing community service?
Do you have a valid drivers license?
Do you have computer literacy ?


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.