Vacancies

(currently 2 Vacancies)

(1)

Nursing vacancies – Staff nurses and Enrolled nurses

  • All nursing staff are required to work 7/7 shifts and must be able to work night shifts.
  • Experience in paediatric care is essential.
  • Computer literacy is essential
  • 2 years’ experience required
  • SANC registered.
  • Must have an understanding of chronic life limiting and life threatening medical conditions

Demonstrate the following competencies

  • A passion for working with children
  • Compassion
  • Assertiveness
  • Drive and energy
  • Proactive and demonstrate initiative
  • Team player working within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Desire for personal development and upskilling

Staff nurse:

Reporting to the registered nurse on duty,  the EN  is responsible for the smooth running of the ward and creating  a safe therapeutic environment

Key Duties  are as follows:

  • Shift staff supervision – attendance, morale, etc.
  • Allocation of daily tasks to ENA and carers.
  • Drawing up individual patient nursing care plans
  • Administration and ordering of medication
  • Ensure patients records and general admin requirements are completed timeously
  • Participation( provide input ) in Performance appraisal discussions
  • Hands on bed side nursing care
  • Staff on the job training
  • Manage the children’s behaviour according to disciplinary protocols and reward systems
  • Ward shift handover.
  • Manage complicated nursing care ( Wound)
  • Referrals and liaison with multidisciplinary health team , internally and externally
  • Supervising /education visiting parents on the ward

Enrolled Nursing Assistant

Reporting to the Ward supervisor( RN/SN) the ENA is responsible for the provision of nursing care to patients with Life limiting and life threatening medical conditions

Key duties are as follows:

  • Vital signs and observations and reporting
  • Completion of patient records
  • Trachea care
  • Wound care
  • Oxygen therapy.
  • Diabetes blood glucose monitoring
  • Bladder and bowel care
  • Feeding/tube feeds /
  • bathing and general patient hygiene
  • Escorting children to hospital as required ( high risk patients)

 

To apply

Please email a motivational letter and a detailed CV and to the HR manager  on hr@stjosephshome.org.za

Certified copies of ID and certificates will be required.

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(2)

Teaching assistant

St Joseph’s home  for Chronically ill children is looking for an energetic, self-motivated teaching assistant to provide support to our patients who  experience barriers to learning.

This is a part  time position working   3 hours  every morning ( 9 to 12) under the guidance of the Western Cape Education Department Learner support teacher

 

Key duties

  • Assist Learning Support Teacher to implement the Individual Support Plans of learners who experience barriers to learning;
  • Liaise with child’s previous school to get academic material when required;
  • Implement the plan agreed upon by the School Based Support Team;
  • Provide a retrospective report on support rendered to the School Based Support Team Co-ordinator;
  • Assist with the preparation, distribution, collection and storage of Learning and Teaching Support Material;
  • Keep record of services rendered;
  • Assist with classroom organisation and management;
  • Assist with the development of perceptual skills;
  • Listen to learners reading;
  • Consolidate sounds and words with learners;
  • Consolidate the learner’s number concept by using suitable strategies and support material

 

Key requirements:

  • 2 – 3 years experience in education for  grade 6 and above
  • Fluent in at least 2 RSA languages
  • Computer literacy

 

Send CV and motivational letter to HR@stjosephshome.org.za