Tuesday , March 28 2023

GPG Vacancies 2023 – Specialist: Employee Health and Wellness

Website Gauteng Provincial Government

Job Responsibilities:

  • To promote disease and chronic illness management.
  • Conduct awareness programmes on the functions and purpose of health surveillance and the relevant laws and regulations.
  • To promote the management of Mental Health and Psychosomatic illnesses.
  • Develop and implement a toolkit for Mental Health Promotion in the workplace which looks at practical steps for addressing mental health.
  • To manage injury on duty and incapacity due to ill health.
  • Put measures in place to integrate Health Risk Assessments and Management and Productivity Management.
  • To promote occupational health education and promotion.
  • Provide information on health care options to employees to exercise more control over their own health and over their environments, and to make choices conducive to health.
  • To manage resources of the programme.
  • Supervise and manage staff.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Employee Health and Wellness theory, practice and management.
  • Knowledge of DPSA Employee Health and Wellness Framework and related policies e.g. Health and Productivity, Wellness management, HIV,AIDS,STI& TB, SHERQ, PILIR, Mental Health Policy Framework, NSP and Policy on Reasonable Accommodation and Assistive Devices for Employees with Disabilities in the Public Service.
  • Knowledge of Human Resource and Organisational Development policies, procedures and guidelines. Relevant Human Resource legislation e.g. BCEA, LRA, EEA, SDA, OHSA; COIDA.
  • A Valid Drivers’ license and must be computer literate.
  • Proficiency required in Microsoft Office Suite (especially Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

Qualification & Experience:

  • National Diploma in Social Sciences or equivalent NQF Level 6 qualification. Registration with relevant professional Council. 5 year’s relevant experience in Employee Health and Wellness/EAP (RPL Certificate) field of which at least 3 years must have been at the level of Assistant Director or equivalent.

Job Details:

Company: Gauteng Provincial Government

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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