GPG Professional Jobs – Chief Speech Therapist and Audiologist

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria

Website Gauteng Provincial Government

Job Description:

Medical surveillance will be conducted on the recommended applicants, at no cost. People with disabilities are welcome to apply. Applications must be filled on a new Z83 form effective from 1 January 2021 accompanied by a CV highlighting or stating the requirements mentioned above; and Required documents need not be certified when applying for a post, only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. Applicants who do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered. Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications. Failure to submit the required documents will result in the application not being considered. Qualifications of candidates recommended for appointment will be verified. Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Candidates will be subjected to security screening and vetting process Applications received after closing date will not be accepted. The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment. Candidates will be expected to be available for selection interviews on the date, time and place determined by the Department. Applications must be submitted to: Kalafong Provincial Tertiary Hospital, Human Resource Department, Private Bag X396, Pretoria, 0001. Hand Delivery at Kalafong Security Gate and sign in register book or apply online at PLEASE NOTE: The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know.


Job Responsibilities:

Coordinate, evaluate and monitor the effectiveness of Speech Therapy and Audiology services. Provide high quality clinical Speech Therapy and Audiologist services that compiles with norms and standards for both in and out patients. Implement clinical protocols in line with evidence based practices and policies. Promotion and marketing of Speech therapy and Audiology services and development of new services. Represent the department at an institutional and provincial level. Manage the resources in the department, namely human, financial, physical and organizational. Supervision and monitoring the performance of Speech Therapy and Audiology staff and Implementing the Performance Management and Development Policy. Training and supervision of students. Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team. Comply with all requirements of the hospital, department and service provision.

Job Requirements:

Grade 12 with Bachelor ‘s degree in Speech Therapy and Audiology. A minimum of three (3) years of experience post community service as a Speech Therapist and Audiologist. Additional experience will be advantageous. Registration certificate as an Independent practitioner with the HPCSA. Current registration with the HPCSA. Experience in human resource management and supervision. Experience with tertiary-level speech therapy and audiology services. (e.g. electrophysiology, ototoxicity monitoring, tracheostomy, laryngectomy and video fluoroscopy studies) will be added advantage. Experience in leading a Speech Therapy and Audiology department will be advantageous. Good communication skills. Knowledge of relevant policies, protocols and guidelines. Report writing and problem-solving skills. Computer literacy. Must be proactive, innovative and independent team leader.

Job Details:

Company: Gauteng Provincial Government

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria

Application Deadline: N/A


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