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Department of Health
Forensic Pathology Service
refs/004240
Senior Forensic Officer (Level 7)Re-advertised- Applicant who previously applied are advised to reapply again.
Directorate Sebokeng FPS
Package R257 508p.a (plus benefits)
Requirements
Senior Certificate / Grade 12 and a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the Medico-Legal field. Relevant qualifications in the Health Sciences field will be an added advantage. A valid driver’s license minimum Code C1 with current Public Driver Permit (PDP). Basic Computer skills (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint). Must be able to work with corpses (mutilated, decomposed, infected with infectious diseases). Must be able to work shift duties. Must be able to work on a supervisory level. Organizing and planning, communication, time management and interpersonal skills. Sufficient knowledge regarding the Legislative Framework regulating Forensic Pathology Service. Commitment to the Principles of Batho Pele.
 
Duties
Efficient support to the manager with regard to the management of the facility. Supervision of fellow and junior staff members and performance management. Effective and efficient recovery, storage and processing of bodies. Safe keeping of the deceased’s documents, evidence, information, exhibits and property from incidents scenes. Assist in rendering an effective and efficient forensic autopsy process (which includes evisceration, scribing and typing) in accordance with set standards and guidelines by assisting the Forensic Pathologists in autopsies. Management of exhibits, specimens, specimen statements and reports, including completion and administration of statements and documentation during and after the forensic pathology process. Maintenance of mortuary and equipment hygiene in terms of Occupational Health and Safety. Caring and kind interaction with bereaved families.
   
Notes
Mr. P Denner Tel: (016) 988 9720
Enquiries Applications must be hand delivered to Forensic Medical Services, No. 45 Commissioner Street, Life Centre Building, Ground Floor, Johannesburg or can be posted to Forensic Pathology Services, P.O Box 7128, Johannesburg 2000. Notes: Application must be submitted on Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on www.dpsa.gov.za/documents, certified copies of ID, qualifications and Curriculum vitae with a detailed description of duties and the names of two referees must accompany your application for employment (Z83). The Department of Health is committed to providing equal opportunities and practises, Affirmative action employment. It is our intention to promote representatives (race, gender, disability) in the Department through the filling of these posts and candidates whose transfer, promotion, or appointment will promote representatives will receive preference. Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC): It is a legislative requirement that all newly appointed staff members are subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) - verification), upon appointment within the Department. This verification process entails reference checks, identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal records checks as well as a credit/ financial stability checks. The successful candidate will be required to enter into an employment contract and sign an annual performance agreement. All applicants are required to declare any conflict or perceived conflict of interest. All applicants are required to disclose membership of Boards and directorships that they may be associated with. The successful candidate will have to annually disclose her or his financial interests. NB as of 1st July 2006, all new appointments in the public service have to be part of the Government Employee Medical Scheme (GEMS) in order to qualify for a Government Medical Subsidy. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Number of Posts 1
Closing Date 2019/07/26
Criteria Questions
Do you have a Senior Certificate/ Grade 12?
Do you have a valid Driver's license Code C1 with PDP
Do you have a minimum of 3yrs experience in Medico-Legal field
                         
PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged, If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.