Cape Mental Health New Vacancy – Send In Your CVs

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11 Jun, 2018

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Cape Mental Health, a nonprofit organisation that offers a comprehensive mental health service in the Western Cape.

Job Title: Special Education and Care Programme Manager
Job Location:  Cape Town
Report to: The Deputy Director responsible for SECCs

This is a one year contract

The purpose of the position is to manage the organisations’ three Special Education and Care Centres (SECCs) for children and adults with severe and profound intellectual disabilities.


  • 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 and monitoring income and expenditure
  • Human Resource Management including (but not limited to) training, capacity building, recruitment/appointment and discipline
  • Asset and vehicle management
  • Ensure contractual deliverables are met and liaison with and reporting to Provincial Government Departments and others as required


  • A degree in Occupational Therapy / Social Sciences / Management
  • Registration with the HPCSA or relevant professional body as required
  • Minimum three years’ management and HR management experience
  • Valid Code 8 manual driver’s licence
  • Verbal and writing skills
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Proficient in English and one other Western Cape official language
  • Experience in working with persons with severe and profound intellectual disabilities
  • Experience in managing a facility or centre

To apply, submit a motivational letter and an updated two page CV with contactable referees to [email protected] or deliver to Santie Terreblanche, Cape Mental Health, 22 Ivy Street Observatory Cape Town 7925

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline: 15 June, 2018

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