Irene Homes: Senior Nursing Professional

Irene Homes
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 21 June, 2019
Opportunity type: 

Irene Homes is a nonprofit organisation working with mentally challenged women within a residential facility.

Irene Homes seeks to appoint a Senior Nursing Professional to be based in Pretoria.


  • Take responsibility for the functioning of the Health Care Department, including the delegation of care needs to Nursing Staff and Care workers
  • Record keeping and keeping of statistics as required
  • Compile health and other reports as and when required
  • Ensure that the daily Health Clinic and doctors’ clinics are organised and functioning smoothly
  • Ensure that policies and procedures for the ordering, storage, handling and administration of medication are followed
  • Ensure that the residents’ diets are healthy and nutritional needs are attended to.
  • Ensure that safety precautions are adhered to
  • Do regular health inspections of residential houses and the work centres
  • Liaise closely and communicate with other departments, writing of letters, reports and motivations as requested
  • Ensure that health and hygiene policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Be an advocate for our intellectually disabled beneficiaries, ensuring that their rights are observed
  • Attend meetings as required
  • Prepare for and do in-service training and health care education
  • Do health assessment of new applications for residential care. Follow up reports
  • Compile annual budget and management of the department’s expenditure
  • Do stock control and stock taking as indicated
  • Do counselling were indicated with beneficiaries and/or families
  • Keep up to date with health information and information specifically relating to the care of a person with intellectual disabilities
  • Deal with emergencies and ensure that emergency measures are in place and being adhered to
  • Do standby duties as required


  • Registered with the SANC
  • Have a valid code 08 driver’s licence
  • Good Health
  • Knowledge of packing/dispensing of medication
  • In a position and willing to be on standby/on call
  • Computer literate – Proficient in Microsoft Office Package
  • Contactable references

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