Lecturer Nursing Grade 1 and 2

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  Employment Type: Permanent
  Reference No: WCCN5/2023
  Western Cape College of Nursing: Metro West Campus Boland/ Overberg Campus Southern Cape/ Karoo Campus

Minimum Educational Qualification:

Basic R425 qualification accredited with the South African Nursing Council (i.e. diploma/ degree in nursing) or equivalent qualification that allow registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Professional Nurse and Midwife or Psychiatric (where applicable). Post-basic qualification in Nursing Education registered with SANC. A post-basic nursing qualification with duration of at least 1 year accredited with the SANC in one of the following post-basic disciplines: Medical and Surgical Nursing Science (Operating Theatre Nursing), Medical and Surgical Nursing Science (Trauma and Emergency), medical and Surgical Nursing Science (Critical Care Nursing: General), Medical and Surgical Nursing Science (Orthopaedic Nursing), Advanced Psychiatric Nursing Science, Clinical Nursing Science: Health Assessment, Treatment and Care, Advanced Midwifery and Neonatal Nursing Science. A Master’s degree where the post is for teaching of Bachelor’s Degree and Post Graduate Diploma (PGD’s) programme (NQF L8).

Registration with a Professional Council:

Current Registration with the South African Nursing Council as a Professional Nurse, Midwife or Psychiatric Nurse, where applicable.


Grade 1: A minimum of 4 years’ appropriate/recognisable nursing experience after registration with SANC as Professional Nurse in General Nursing Grade 2: A minimum of 14 years appropriate/ recognisable nursing experience after registration as a Professional Nurse with SANC in General Nursing. At least 10 years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/ recognisable experience in Nursing Education after obtaining the 1 year post basic qualification in Nursing Education.

Duties (Key Result Areas/Outputs)

Implement and review academic teaching programmes based on the curricula. Effective use of micro curricula and master plans to cover all the lesson content. Compilation of subject literature and research material. Co-ordinate clinical learning exposure of students between college and clinical areas. Support the mission and promote the image of the College (School) and display the core values of the Department of Health in the execution of duties. Serve as a member of relevant educational, research, academic or quality improvement committees. Implementation, assessment, strategies to determine learners’ competencies. Exercise supervision and control over students.

Competencies (Knowledge/Skills)

Knowledge of all relevant Nursing Legislation, training regulations and policies as well as SANC and Training School policies and procedures. Quality improvement guidelines. Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Patient Rights Charter. Knowledge of the Public Service Regulations, Labour Relations Act, Disciplinary Code and Grievance procedures. Innovative Teaching and assessment strategies/methods. Sound analytical, writing, presentation, interpersonal and computer skills.


No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Candidates who are not in possession of the stipulated registration requirements may also apply. Such candidates will only be considered for appointment on condition that proof of application for registration with the relevant council and proof of payment of the prescribed registration fees to the relevant council are submitted on or before the day of the interview. This concession is only applicable to candidates who apply for the first time for registration in a specific post basic qualification with the South African Nursing Council (including individuals who must apply for change in registration status).

Inherent Requirement of the Job:

Valid (code B/ EB) driver’s licence.


Western Cape College of Nursing (WCCN) • Metro Western Campus : Ms Yolande Magerman , tel. no. (021) 684-1211/021 684 1202 • Boland/ Overberg Campus :Ms L Strauss, tel. no: 023 814 0090/023 814 0091 • Southern Cape/ Karoo Campus :Ms R Byrnes, tel. no (044) 813-1841,


Lecturer Grade 1: R 431 265 – R 497 193 per annum (PND1), Lecturer Grade 2: R 528 696 – R 683 838 per annum (PND2) Annual salary plus service benefits (13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance).

Candidates may be subjected to a competency test. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. As directed by the Department of Public Service and Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records and previous employment.It will be expected of candidates to be conversant in at least two of the official languages (English/Afrikaans/Xhosa) of the Western Cape.It will be expected of shortlisted candidates to be:available at the venue on the time and date as determined by the Department andbring along recently (not older than 6 months) certified copies of your Identity Document (ID), driver’s license (if applicable for the post), qualification and/or proof of registration at relevant statutory body. Failure to adhere to the aforementioned may lead to his/her application being disqualified and not further considered.
Closing date: 2/9/2024 12:00:00 AM

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