SPEECH THERAPIST GRADE 1 – CHRIS HANI BARAGWANATH ACADEMIC HOSPITAL Government Vacancies 2022

SPEECH THERAPIST GRADE 1

Reference Number : refs/012996
Directorate : SPEECH THERAPY
Number of Posts : 1
Package : R 322 746.00 PER ANNUM plus benefits
Enquiries : Dr Sadna Balton Tel No: (011) 933 9269

Requirements :

Qualification in Speech Therapy or Speech Therapy and Audiology, registration with HPCSA, completion of community service. Current independent practice registration with HPCSA for 2022/2023. Competencies: Knowledge and skill in the assessment and intervention of speech, language, communication and dysphagia in children. Preference will be given to those applicants who have experience with neonatal and paediatric dysphagia, experience in neuro rehabilitation (cerebral palsy), cleft lip and palate and exposure and/or experience with teleintervention. Knowledge and skill in early childhood intervention within a family focused approach. Experience with teamwork, planning, organizing and co-ordination. Good communication and collaboration skills. Ability to engage in solution based problem solving. Display empathy for patients, promote advocacy and facilitate holistic treatment. Applicant should be prepared to undergo medical surveillance as an inherent job requirement.

Duties :

To assess and manage speech, language, communication and feeding difficulties in both the neonatal and paediatric populations. To work with children and their families in facilitating positive developmental outcomes. To comply with all departmental procedures and protocols. To manage all resources appropriately. To complete monthly statistics and reports. To participate in all departmental, hospital and provincial activities. To work within an MDT approach including attendance and participation in MDT meetings. To improve professional competence by regular self-learning and reflection with the application of current evidence. To attend and participate in scheduled case discussions and meetings. To comply with hospital and departmental quality assurance standards. Maintain professional growth/ethical standards. Management of personal performance and review thereof. Supervision of students and community service therapists.

Notes :

Applications should be hand delivered to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital between 8am and 3pm at Ground Floor, Main Admin Building or posted to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Private Bag X01, Pimville, 1808. Applications may also be uploaded online at www.gautengonline.gov.za or http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za. No faxed applications will be considered. Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 form and must completed in full. The application form is obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. According to Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Circular 5 of 2021, candidates must attach copies of all the necessary documents (qualifications) to the application including a valid identity document, relevant certificates, and current proof of Council where necessary. Such copies need not be certified when applying for the post; only shortlisted candidates will receive communication from Human Resources (HR) to submit certified copies not older than 6 months on or before the day of the interview. Smart card copy must show both sides of the ID card. Applications without proof of the necessary documents required by HR will be disqualified. A recently updated CV that specifies the following should accompany the completed and signed form: All experience indicating the position, institution and respective dates (DD/MM/YY). Proof of current registration (Where applicable). Relevant service certificates. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) –Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 off which one must be immediate supervisor, the Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond names provided, where necessary), identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, credit/financial stability checks and employment verification). Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment/fill the post. The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. CHBAH reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for non-SMS positions during the recruitment process to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). CHBAH also reserves the right to cancel the filling of Vacancy or not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process. The Department reserve the right not to fill the post. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity; therefore, all the appointments will be made in accordance with the Employment Equity target of the Department and the Hospital. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : CHRIS HANI BARAGWANATH ACADEMIC HOSPITAL

Closing Date : 11-02-2022

Criteria Questions
Do you have qualification in Speech Therapy or Speech Therapy and Audiology?
Do you completion of community service?
Do you have current independent practice registration with HPCSA for 2022/2023?
Do you have knowledge and skill in the assessment and intervention of speech, language, communication and dysphagia in children.?
Do you have experience with neonatal and paediatric dysphagia, experience in neuro rehabilitation (cerebral palsy), cleft lip and palate and exposure and/or experience with teleintervention?
Do you knowledge and skill in early childhood intervention within a family focused approach?

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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