PROVINCIAL ADMNISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
In line with the Employment Equity Plan of the Department of Health it is our intention with this advertisement to achieve equity in the workplace by promoting equal opportunities and fair treatment in employment through the elimination of unfair discrimination.
NOTE : It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department. Kindly note that excess personnel will receive preference.
PHARMACIST (INTERNSHIP) (X22 POSTS)
01 January 2024 until 31 December 2024
SALARY : R398 544 per annum, (A portion of the package can be structured according to the individual’s personal needs.)
CENTRE : Various Institutions
REQUIREMENTS : Minimum educational qualification: Basic qualification accredited with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) that allows registration with the SAPC as a Pharmacist (Intern). Registration with a professional council: Registration with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) as a Pharmacist (Intern).
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Ability to work accurately under pressure and maintain a high standard of professionalism. Computer literacy. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Knowledge of and ability to comply with applicable Pharmacy legislation,
National and Provincial Health policies.
DUTIES : Adherence to policies, procedures and expenditure control. All duties will be performed under the direct supervision of a Pharmacist. Assist with the training, education and development of pharmacy staff and other health workers, and
promotion of Public health. Effective medicine supply management to ensure the safe and reliable procurement, storage, control and distribution of quality pharmaceuticals. Leadership by demonstrating initiative in addressing problems. Provision of Pharmaceutical Care, including prescription evaluation, dispensing of medication and provision of information to ensure patient
compliance and therapeutic success. Quality Management by demonstrating compliance with National Core Standards, Occupational Health & Safety control and good Pharmacy practices.
ENQUIRIES : IT enquiries: Mrs C Veldman Tel No: (021) 815 8839, e-mail address: Cindy.Veldman@westerncape.gov.za, Technical enquiries: Ms D Frieslaar, Tel No: (021) 483 6197, e-mail address: Denise.Frieslaar@westerncape.gov.za / Mr R Mitchell, Tel No: (021)483-2644, e-mail address: Ricardo.Mitchell@westerncape.gov.za
APPLICATIONS : Applicants apply online: www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs (click “online applications”)
NOTE : No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Candidates who are not in possession of the stipulated registration requirements, may also apply. Such candidates will only be considered for appointment on condition
that proof of application for registration to register with the relevant council and proof of payment of the prescribed registration fees to the relevant council are submitted on or before the day of the interview. This concession is only applicable on health professionals who apply for the first time for registration in a specific category with the relevant council (including individuals who must
apply for change in registration status). A comprehensive CV with referral letters from 3 referees. A cover letter which indicates 5 institutions of preference, but the applicant may be placed at other institutions depending on availability. If the applicant does not select 5 institutions their application will not be considered. Accommodation during internship will not be provided. All short-listed candidates will undergo a technical competency test. Certified
copies of Matric Certificate, Identity Document, University academic record for the 3 years of study and South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) student registration certificate. The interviews will take place via MS Teams.
CLOSING DATE : 07 July 2023