Snr Occupational Health Nurse Prof Occupational Health

Snr Occupational Health Nurse Prof Occupational Health (Generation) Kendal Power Station

Position : Snr Occupational Health Nurse Prof Occupational Health (Generation) Kendal Power StationVacancy type: External/Internal

Task Grade : P14

Area of Speacialization : To provide a comprehensive occupational and primary health service in accordance with Eskom’s health policies and procedures and other regulatory requirements including the Occupational Health and Safety Act No. 85 of 1993

  • Department : Human Resources
  • Business Unit : Kendal Power Station
  • Location : South Africa (Mpumalanga)
  • Reference Number : Gx Kend TJM 0060

Closing Date : 9/20/2023

Minimum Requirements


  • B Cur Degree plus Postgraduate Diploma in Occupational Health
  • National Diploma in Nursing plus B Tech in Occupational Health at NQF7 with 360 credit


4 Years in Occupational Health and Primary Health Care Experience

Skills and Competencies


  • – Integrity
  • – Honesty
  • – Trustworthiness
  • – Professionalism

• Leadership:

  • – Live the Eskom Vision
  • – Grow People
  • – Ignite Passion
  • – Promote Teamwork
  • – Encourage the right behaviour
  • – Promote open and transparent communication

• Knowledge:

– Relevant labour and health legislation e.g., Occupational Health and Safety Act, No 85 of 1993

– Understanding the health care system and operational unit environment (business unit where clinic is based) in which service is provided (e.g., health care delivery models in the province)

– Good understanding of clients/customers in the business unit

– Advance practical knowledge of primary health care

– Good understanding of Eskom policies, procedures, stated benefits, pension and provident fund, employment equity classification (people with disabilities) and social claims Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act (COIDA)

– Good understanding of Public Finance Management Act PFMA

– Advance knowledge of SAP EHS

– Lifestyle management including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)/acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) and tuberculosis (TB) in the workplace

– Management of sickness, absenteeism, and medical incapacitated employees

– Management of wellness service provider contracts, including eligibility requirements, performance, standards, budget, limitations, scope of service, strength, and weakness of the service provider

– Good understanding on how medical aid scheme-chronic diseases management programmes function

Nurse Needed Skills:

  • – Communication, negotiation, presentation, and facilitation
  • – Excellent written communication
  • – Management and execution of large-scale projects
  • – Computer literacy
  • – Conflict management and resolution
  • – Problem solving
  • – Analytical
  • – Referral management
  • – People management

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement an occupational health surveillance programme in the business unit (BU)/division/health centre according to the occupational risk exposure profile (OREP)
  • Prepare and co-ordinate cases for proposed medical boarding, incapacity, sick leave management, disability, and assessments in consultation with the Eskom occupational health medical practitioner (OHMP)
  • Monitor and refer acute and chronic cases to the relevant health and wellness function inside or outside of Eskom
  • Provide an advisory, consultative and specialist function to all stakeholders
  • Capture and record data of all activities on systems, applications, and products (SAP) environmental, health and safety (EHS)

​Kindly apply for the position online by clicking on the link below:

“If you have not been contacted within 28 days after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.”

“Eskom is committed to equality, employment equity, and diversity. In accordance with the employment equity plan of Eskom and its employment equity goals and  targets, preference may be given, but is not limited, to candidates from under-represented designated groups.  Eskom reserves the right not to make an appointment to the posts as advertised.  Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply for positions.”

Eskom is committed to providing a smoke-free environment for its employees and visitors at the workplace

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