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Occupational Health Nurse

Shift Work

Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape 7 May

Sovereign Foods

  • Description


  • Sovereign, a national supplier of top quality chicken products to the SA market via various brands, is seeking to employ an Occupational Health Nurse for its operations in Kariega (Uitenhage).

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified and interested candidates for this position at the HR Division. The Occupational Health Nurse is responsible for providing an efficient Occupational Health service for employees and compliance with all relevant statutory requirements.

    The qualification of B Curr or a Diploma in Nursing, current registration as Registered Nurse with SANC, a Diploma in Occupational Health, a Certificate in Audiometry and Spirometry and three years’ experience in an Occupational Health environment, is required. A certificate in Family Planning, SASOHN registration and the ability to communicate in Xhosa will be advantageous. This position requires the working of shifts on a rotational basis.

    Results Required:

    • Adhere to all legal requirements for the operation of the Clinic
    • Maintain a schedule for periodic medicals to be performed
    • Conduct pre-employment, periodic and exit medicals in accordance with the SOP's
    • Maintain the COID claims register and related documentation
    • Facilitate and conduct accident investigations and propose mitigation measures
    • Identify and report on health matters, incidents, accidents and trends
    • Coach employees on basic PPE and Food Safety Awareness
    • Equip the clinic to deal with all foreseeable medical emergencies
    • 100% accurate completion of all Clinic records
    • Maintain professional working relationships

    Critical Competencies and Skills:

    • Building Working Relationships
    • Adaptability
    • Managing Conflict
    • Quality Orientation
    • Stress tolerance
    • Safety Awareness
    • Good planning, organizing & follow up skills
    • Emotional intelligence
    • Professional approach
    • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
    • Computer literacy at intermediate level

    As Sovereign is an Equal Opportunity Employer, preference will be given to applicants from the designated groups, as defined by the Employment Equity Act.

    Only appropriately qualified and experienced individuals should submit a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates and a copy ID.

    Incomplete applications & applications not meeting the minimum requirements will not be considered.

    Closing date for applications: 17 May 2021.

    If you have not heard from us after 21 days, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

  • Number of vacancies: 1
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 3
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: C1
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes
  • People with disabilities: Yes

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  • Occupational Health Nurse

  • Recruiter

    Sovereign Foods

  • Province

    Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    Negotiable

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