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HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER

REF NO: CHBAH 638 (X1 POST)
Directorate: Employee Health and Wellness
SALARY : R269 214 per annum (Level 07), plus benefits


CENTRE : Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (CHBAH)
REQUIREMENTS : Grade 12 and a relevant Diploma in Occupational Health and

Safety. A
minimum of 2 years recognisable experience as an Occupational Health and
Safety Officer. Basic certificates in HIRA /

Incident Investigator / Legal liability
and ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety Management systems will be
advantageous.

Knowledge/Skills/Competency: Understanding of the relevant
legislation and policies framework. Public Finance Management Act (PFMA),


Public Sector Risk Management framework. OHS ACT No 85 OF 1993 and
regulations, National Health Act 61 of 2003, Environmental Health norms and


standards. Good communication (Verbal and written), good interpersonal
relationship. Computer (MS Office packages), report writing skills, knowledge


of Performance Management System & Development, conflict resolution,
auditing, and all relevant departmental policies and procedures. Coordinate the


activities of OHS, identify risks, and perform the secretariat function of the OHS
Committee.


DUTIES : Developing, implementing, and improving health and safety management
system in the workplace. Ensuring compliance with the relevant health and


safety legislation. Conduct Hazards Identification Risk assessment to ensure
safety for the facility. Conduct regular inspections and OHS audit to ensure

compliance with the OHS Act. Form an integral part of OHS committee and
ensure commencement of OHS meetings Develop a risk assessment and


update the hospital risk register with relevant stakeholders. Investigate OHS
complains and provide reports and Quality improvement plan to management.


Conduct incident investigation or any occupational diseases in collaboration
with the OHS clinical programme coordinator. Ensure overall supervisory,


coordination, implementation and monitor compliance of SHERQ programmes.
Develop an emergency preparedness plan and ensure drills are conducted.


Conduct OHS trainings and promote OHS culture in the facility. Work in
collaboration with facility Manager to ensure that all contractors have safety


files prior to handing over of site. Ensure a culture of innovation and
performance. Ensure that the occupational health and safety rules are


observed in a working environment. Distribution of emergency procedures and
ensuring that the hospital is compliant in terms of fire safety. Work with Supply


Chain Management to ensure procurement Personnel Protective Equipment’s
for employees.
ENQUIRIES : Ms F Ndebele Tel No: (011) 933 0138/0142


APPLICATIONS : can be hand delivered to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani
Baragwanath Academic Hospital from 8am to 3pm at Ground Floor, Main


Admin Building or posted to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani
Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Private Bag X01, Pimville, 1808.


Applications may also be uploaded online at www.gautengonline.gov.za or
http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za. No faxed applications will be
considered.


NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 form. The application form is
obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at


www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. The new Z83 must be fully completed (please
refer on the left side of Z83 special notes for clarity), it must be initialled and


signed. On the Z83 the Department where position was advertised it should
state Department of Health (Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital).


According to Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Circular
19 of 2022, applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications,


service certificate and other relevant documents on application but must submit
a fully completed Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. The Curriculum Vitae


should be recently updated that specifies the following: All experience should
be in a chronological order indicating the position, institution and respective


dates indicating the starting and ending period (DD/MM/YYYY). The
information on the new Z83 must be in sync with the Curriculum Vitae. Only
shortlisted candidates will be

required/requested to submit certified copies of
qualifications, service certificate, other relevant documents on or before the
interview and candidates in possession of

a foreign qualification will be
required to furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South
African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).

Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) –
Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 off which one must be
immediate supervisor, the Department

shall reserve the right to conduct
verification beyond names provided, where necessary. Failure to submit all the
relevant information preceding the

statement above will result in disqualifying
the candidate. Identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record
checks, credit/financial stability checks

and employment verification. If you
have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please
accept that your application was

unsuccessful. The recommended candidate
may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational


Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. CHBAH reserves the right to utilize practical
exercises/tests for non-SMS positions during the recruitment process to


determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). The Department reserve
the right not to fill the post. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the


principles of Employment Equity. People with disabilities are encouraged to
apply.
CLOSING DATE : 03 April 2023

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