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POST: DIRECTOR: MEDICAL CASE ASSESSMENT AND ADJUDICATION (Ref: (Ref: W1/B/2020) Chief Directorate: Social Assistance Appeals

EMPLOYER PACKAGE: R1,057,337.00 per annum This inclusive remuneration package consists of a basic salary, the states’ contribution to the Government Employees Pension Fund and flexible portion that may be structured i.t.o. the applicable rules.

CENTRE: Harlequins Office Park, Groenkloof

REQUIREMENTS: A MBChB Degree or equivalent qualification (NQF level 7) as recognized by SAQA PLUS 5 years’ experience at a middle/senior managerial level in the medical assessment field. Registration with the HPCSA as a Medical Practitioner. Knowledge of i) SASSA Medical Assessment Processes; ii) Disability Management practices and principles; iii) Social Assistance Act and Regulations; iv) Social Development Sector.

Competencies: Financial management skills. Project management skills. Communication (verbal, written and liaison) skills. Planning and organising skills. Strategic capability and leadership skills. Customer care skills. Analytical skills. Monitoring and evaluation skills. Presentation and facilitation skills. Negotiation skills. Computer literacy. Research skills. Problem-solving skills. Coordination skills.
Attributes: Assertiveness. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Compliance. Diplomacy. Ability to work under pressure. Decisiveness. Adaptability. Confident. Accuracy. Compliant. Self-starter. Trustworthiness.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Manage Medical Case Assessment. Manage and support the Medical Adjudication Process. Provide strategic direction and support to the Medical Appeals Process.

ENQUIRIES: Adv A Brink or Ms Erika du Plessis Tel: (012) 741 6846 / (012) 741 6925

CLOSING DATE: 18 September 2020
Directions to candidates:
(a) Curriculum vitae with a detailed description of duties, the names of two referees and certified copies of qualifications and identity document must accompany your signed application for employment (Z83).
(b) In the event of hand delivery of applications, applicants must sign an application register book as proof of submission.
© Applicants applying for SMS posts are required to successfully complete the Certificate for entry into the SMS and full details can be sourced by following the link: Applicants are expected to pay for the course and may enroll for it at a cost of R265.00. The duration of the course is 120 hours.
(d) All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.
(e) The successful candidate will sign an annual performance agreement, complete a financial discloser form and will also be required to undergo a security clearance.
(f) If the candidate is applying for an OSD post, certificates of service must be attached to the CV.
(g) It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
(h) Failure to submit the requested documents will result in your application not being considered.
(i) Personnel suitability checks will be conducted on short listed candidates and the appointment is subject to positive outcomes of the checks.
(j) Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
(k) The selection of candidates will be done with due regard to the relevant aspects of the selection process as set out in the Public Service Regulations, 2016, Regulation 67.
(l) Applications received after the closing date will not be taken into consideration.
(m) No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered.
(n) If you have not been contacted within three months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
(o) Candidates requiring additional information regarding the advertised post may direct their enquiries to the person as indicated above.
(p) Internal applicants must submit and register their employment applications at the register book in the DSD reception area for the attention of Ms E Steenkamp.
(q) It is our intention to promote representivity (race, gender and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of this post and candidates whose transfer/ promotion/ appointment will promote representivity will receive preference.
® DSD reserves the right to cancel the filling/ not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process.

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