SALARY : R1 693 164 per annum, all-inclusive package
CENTRE : National Head Office, Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS : A postgraduate qualification (NQF level 8) in Behavioural Sciences/Social
Sciences or equivalent qualification as recognized by SAQA. A certificate for
entry into the Senior Management Services (SMS) obtained from the National
School of Government (NSG) is compulsory and should be submitted prior to
appointment. 8 years’ experience at a senior managerial level. Security
clearance. Computer literate. Valid driver’s licence. Required Knowledge:
Knowledge and understanding of the South African Criminal Justice Systems
and the Correctional Services architecture. Understanding of public service
policy and related legislative framework (Public Service Act and Regulations,
Public Finance Management Act, with emphasis on the Correctional Services
Act 111 of 1998 as amended). Competencies and Attributes: Understanding of
DCS environment. Understanding of the justice cluster and relevant prescripts.
Case management, social cohesiveness. screening and assessment. Care
planning and coordination. Quality improvement. PFMA – compilation of
budgets, estimation, expenditure and reporting. Applied strategic thinking.
Communication, project management, presentation and report writing skills.
Service delivery standards. Developing others (coaching, mentoring, training).
Project and programme management. Decision making, problem solving and
networking/liaison with stakeholders. Negotiation, organising, conflict
management, analytical thinking, policy development, analysis, monitoring,
evaluation and implementation advice. Information collection. Knowledge and
understanding of Public Service policies and mandates. Knowledge of all
legislation, norms and standards that govern health care. Parole
administration, tracing, community mobilisation, corrections management and
remand detention. Management of overcrowding, security, continuous risk
assessment tools and personal development.
DUTIES : Manage all functions related to self-sufficiency and sustainability in the
department. Manage and coordinate offender sports, recreation, arts and
culture activities. Manage formal education and skills training. Manage and
coordinate production workshops and agricultural services. Manage, provide
guidelines and oversee implementation of all health care related initiatives in
DCS in a manner prescribed by law. Manage primary health care. Manage and
co-ordinate nutritional, pharmaceutical and care services within DCS. Manage
communicable diseases as prescribed by health legislative framework.
Manage, all functions related to the development of offenders in the
department. Manage and render social work services, psychological and
spiritual care services. Management of human resources, finance, assets and
performance information.
ENQUIRIES : Ms TP Baloyi Tel No: (012) 305 8589 or Ms Khumalo NS Tel No: (012) 307
NOTE : Appointment under the Correctional Services Act.

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