EMS Lecturer (Paramedic) Grade 1, 2, 3 or 4

Closing Date: This advertisement is valid for a period of 12 months up to 1 June 2012. The recruitment process will commence immediately after 1 July 2011.
Grade 3: R250 137 per annum
Grade 4: R277 617 per annum
Service Benefits: 13th cheque, employer's contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.
Requirements - Minimum Educational Qualification: Successful completion of the Critical Care Assistant (CCA) course or National Diploma or B-Tech degree that allows registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic or ECP.
  • Grade 3: CCA/ NDIP - Three years after registration with the HPCSA as Paramedic.
  • Grade 4: BTECH - Three years after registration with the HPCSA as an ECP.
Registration with a Professional Council: Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Paramedic or ECP.
Inherent Requirements of the Job:
  • A valid Code C1 driver's licence.
  • Professional driver's permit.
Competencies (Knowledge/Skills):
  • Experience in moderation and assessment of students in the field of Pre-hospital Emergency Medical Care.
  • Previous and appropriate management and administration skills for course coordination.
  • Two years' teaching experience.
  • The ability to work in a team.
  • Problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Computer literacy.
Duties (Key Result Areas/Outputs):
  • Coordinate teaching and learning activities on the programme.
  • Develop course content and prepare learner guides.
  • Coordinate the setting and marking of learner assessments.
  • Evaluate and review programme materials.
  • Facilitate learning both theoretical and experiential, within an evidenced-based medical framework.
Note: This post was also advertised in the Cape Argus and Die Burger.
Directions to Candidates:
Applications on form Z.83 containing full particulars (separate sheet if necessary) regarding qualifications and experience, should be accompanied by certified copies of qualifications, driver's licence (if required), together with a Curriculum Vitae, and the names of three referees, must be forwarded to the address as indicated. Candidates are requested to complete Section B of the form Z83. The information is required to enable the Department to ensure employment equity is complied with in accordance with EEA, 1998. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.
Transfers/translation of employees must be dealt with in terms of Circular 112/2002 dated 3 October 2002.
Circular H8/2004 dated 8 February 2004 contains complete details regarding the revised non-pensionable recruitment allowances (rural allowance) and retention allowance (scarce skills allowance) for certain categories of Health personnel.
Candidates must refer to this Bulletin and the date thereof. Please note that a separate application form must be completed for each post. The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. As directed by the Department of Public Service and Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.
Please note that any job applications sent by fax or e-mail will not be accepted. All job applications, including Z83 forms, CVs and certified documents, must be posted or delivered by hand to the address listed in each advertisement.
NB: Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered.
Enquiries: Mr K Moodley
Tel: 021 938 5001