SA Federation for Mental Health: Director - North West Mental Health

SA Federation for Mental Health
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 22 June, 2012
Opportunity type: 

The SA Federation for Mental Health (SAFMH) is a national, nonprofit, non-governmental organisation that aims to coordinate, monitor and promote services for persons with intellectual disability (mental handicap), psychiatric disability (mental illness) as well as promoting mental health and well-being.

The North West Mental Health is a provincial, nonprofit, non-governmental organisation functioning within the SA Federation for Mental Health.

SAFMH seeks to appoint a Director – North West mental health, based in Potchefstroom, North West province.


  • Graduate qualification in social work;
  • Registration with the SACSSP;
  • Minimum of height years experience as a social worker;
  • Strategic leadership and programme implementation success;
  • PR and marketing expertise and experience;
  • Knowledge of the mental health field will be an advantage;
  • Knowledge and understanding of the social development sector;
  • Experience and knowledge of financial management;
  • Experience and knowledge of fundraising;
  • HR knowledge and experience;
  • Excellent writing, communication, presentation skills and peoples skills;
  • Valid manual Code B driver’s licence;
  • Computer literacy and knowledge of various programmes.

To apply, submit a CV, contact details of two referees and motivation letter to the Chairperson, North West Mental Health at  or hand deliver to the Chairperson (mark as confidential) to 29 Du Plooy Street, Potchefstroom.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal.

For more about the SA Federation for Mental Health, refer to

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to


Need to upgrade your NGO's technology capacity and infrastructure? Need software and hardware at significantly discounted prices? Refer to the SANGOTeCH online technology donation and discount portal at

NGO Services

NGO Services