Professional Nurse

Professional Nurse

The Pebbles Project seeks to employ a Professional Nurse to be based in Clanwilliam. The Pebbles Project reserves the right to not fill this position. If you have not been invited for an interview, please consider your application unsuccessful

Job titleProfessional Nurse
DepartmentJunior Management
Position reports toClinic Manager
Ordinary location(s)Clanwilliam
Minimum Requirements• Basic R425 qualification (i.e. diploma or degree in nursing) or equivalent that allows registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse and Midwifery
• Current registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse
• Valid driver’s license and own vehicle
• Be prepared to use your vehicle for work purposes (travel will be reimbursed)
• Experience in maternal health, child health, IMCI and BANC
• Fluent written/spoken Afrikaans and English
• Excellent computer, administration and organisational skills
• Training Experience
• Must be available from Monday to Friday from 08h00 – 17h00.
Critical performance areas
• Management of the Mobile Clinic
• Wellness screenings
• Health Education
• Statistics and Reporting
• Monitoring and Evaluation
• Administration

Purpose of Position
This position is responsible for ensuring the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Health Care Service for the Pebbles Project.

Management of the Mobile Clinic
• Manage the daily operations of the Pebbles Project Mobile clinic in Clanwilliam
• Develop a structured schedule for mobile visits and health training
• Order consumables
• Implement Health and Safety protocols
• Ensure and maintain a clean working environment
• Collaborate and partner with stakeholders/ NPO’s/NGO’s

Wellness screening
• Provide adult and children Wellness Screening
• Refer clients for 2nd opinion or treatment to the local clinic or preferred private practitioner.

Health Education
• Design and present wellness, healthy lifestyle and hygiene workshops.
• Design and present sexual health workshops to teenagers and adults.
• Design and present the Pregnant Mother Baby Box Programme.

Statistics and Reporting
• Keep accurate patient records.
• Ensure and maintain the confidentiality of patient records
• Keep accurate statistics daily.
• Compile monthly statistical reports to relevant stakeholders
• Compile quarterly report to relevant funders.

Monitoring and Evaluation
• Contribute to service development by identifying gaps in initiative implementation.
• Assist the Clinic Manager with the collection of relevant and appropriate data needed for the effective monitoring of the relevant services.
• Take overall responsibility for the timely (monthly) sharing of M&E information to the Cluster management system.
• Maintain and update current KPI’s for the relevant initiatives under the guidance of the Clinic Manager.
• Build capacity of direct reports through training to ensure the implementation of new initiative monitoring tools and the quality of data collected.

• To report to the Department of Health when required.
• To facilitate and coordinate the health activities of the Mobile Clinic.
• To manage stock control.
• Attend meetings and correspondence telephonically or via e-mail.
• Collaborate with relevant stakeholders.

Protecting babies, children and young people from child abuse and neglect is integral to the work of the Pebbles Project

Protecting Children Policy Information

The Pebbles Project Trust has zero-tolerance for child abuse. Protecting babies, children and young people from abuse and neglect are integral to the provision of services we deliver to these children and their families. It is a core responsibility for all Pebbles Project staff.

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