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Senior Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner

Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape 28 December

Sovereign Foods

  • Description


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

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified and interested candidates for this position at the Human Resources Division. The job holder is responsible for managing the company’s Occupational Health Clinics, resources and staff and to provide optimized medical care to employees, thereby promoting and protecting employee’s health within a safe working environment.

    A qualification as a Registered Nurse (B Curr. or Diploma in Nursing), a Diploma in Occupational Health Nursing, a certificate in Audiometry and Spirometry, a valid Dispensing License and five years’ experience in managing an Occupational Health Clinic are required, together with valid registration with SANC and SASOHN. The ability to communicate in isiXhosa and having a valid Driver’s License will be advantageous.

    Results Required:

    The successful candidate must be able to achieve the following results:

    • Build effective relationships with stakeholders
    • Manage and maintain Medical Surveillance and Employee Wellness Programmes
    • Manage and maintain Clinic resources, supplies and consumables
    • Manage and develop subordinates
    • Maintain adherence to statutory requirements, company policies and procedures
    • Collate information and produce reports, as directed
    • Manage departmental costs
    • Analyze and report on health matters, incidents, accidents and trends
    • Participate in and make recommendations to the Health & Safety Committee and other stakeholders
    • Equip the Clinic to deal with all foreseeable medical emergencies

    Critical Competencies and Skills:

    • Customer service orientation
    • Building working relationships
    • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written
    • Excellent planning, organizational and administrative skills
    • Safety awareness
    • Adaptability
    • Stress tolerance
    • Emotional intelligence
    • Computer literacy to an Intermediate level

    As Sovereign Foods 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: 4 January 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: Honours Degree / Post Graduate Certificate /N7
  • Years of experience: 5
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: EC
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes

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Ad summary

  • Senior Occupational Health Nurse Practitioner

  • Recruiter

    Sovereign Foods

  • Province

    Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape

  • Work type

    Full Time

  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Salary

    Negotiable

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