Applications are invited for the following full-time permanent position:
Primary Healthcare Nurse
START DATE: January 2021
REPORTS TO: Head of Nursing
CLOSING DATE: 29 October 2020
The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls (The Academy) is a residential boarding school with just over 300 students enrolled in Grades 8 -12. Grade 12 students write the Independent Examination Board (IEB) National Senior Certificate (NSC) Examination.
Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates. Applications must be accompanied by a covering letter, CV with names of three contactable references, copy of the highest qualification/s and the copy of identity. Interested candidates must register their profile at
Further information about the Academy can be found on its website.
Regrettably emailed, faxed and hand delivered applications will not be considered. Only applications submitted through the SkillsMap portal will be considered. Only suitably qualified applications will be considered. Should you not hear from us by 30 November 2020, please consider your application to be unsuccessful. The Academy reserves the right not to fill this position.
The Academy is a member of the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa (ISASA) and is an equal opportunity employer.
Minimum academic requirements and experience
Relevant Nursing degree or diploma.
Relevant primary Healthcare qualification.
Licensed to dispense medication.
Registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC).
Five to ten years’ post registration general nursing experience, preferably working with adolescent youth in a school or similar environment.
Willingness to learn how to use and to implement the Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics.
Must be able to work shifts.
Knowledge, Skills and Attitude
Sound ethical and professional orientation at all times.
Demonstrated awareness of diverse ethnic, cultural and social backgrounds.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent problem solving abilities.
Excellent administration skills.
Sound relationship building skills.
Analytical and critical thinking skills
Excellent planning and organisational management skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively as an individual and in teams.
Commitment to personal growth and the development of others.
Attention to quality, accuracy and detail orientation.
Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Ability to work on own initiative and respond appropriately within sensitive work environments.
Proven ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
Willingness to participate in the broader life of the Academy and to contribute positively to the ethos of the school.