Cape Mental Health New Ongoing Recruitment

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21 Nov, 2018

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NGO Jobs in South Africa

Cape Mental Health, a non-profit organisation that offers a comprehensive mental health service in the Western Cape, seeks to employ an enthusiastic and highly motivated professional to manage the organisations’ three Special Education and Care Centres (SECCs) for children and adults with severe and profound intellectual disabilities.

Job Title: Special Education and Care Programme Manager
Job Location: Cape Town


  • Overall management of the SECC Programme for children/adults with severe and profound intellectual disabilities at three day centres in Khayelitsha, Mitchells Plain and Heideveld
  • Financial management including (but not limited to) preparing budgets, monitoring income and expenditure, meeting requirements for claiming full subsidies and collecting family contribution fees.
  • Human Resource Management including (but not limited to) training, capacity building, recruitment/appointment and discipline
  • Asset and vehicle/transport management
  • Ensuring contractual deliverables are met and liaison with and reporting to Provincial Government Departments and others as required
  • Reporting to the Deputy Director responsible for SECCs

Requirements :

  • A degree in Health Sciences / Social Sciences / Management
  • Registration with the HPCSA or relevant professional body as required
  • At least five years’ management and HR management experience
  • Valid Code 8 manual driver’s licence
  • Excellent verbal and writing skills in English and proficient in Afrikaans or Xhosa
  • Advanced computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)


  • Experience in working with persons with severe and profound intellectual disabilities
  • Experience in managing a facility or centre

Please e-mail a motivational letter and an updated 2-page CV with contactable referees to [email protected] or deliver to: Santie Terreblanche, Cape Mental Health, 22 Ivy Street OBSERVATORY Cape Town 7925

Application Deadline: 30th November, 2018

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