Head Of Correctional Centre – Correctional Services – The DPSA

SALARY : R403 692 per annum

CENTRE : Western Cape region: Brandvlei (Ref: WC 2017/12/0)]

REQUIREMENTS : Degree or national diploma in Behavioural Sciences and successful completion of
the Corrections Science Learnership. Seven (7) years’ relevant experience in a
supervisory post. Top secret security classification. Computer literacy. Valid
driver’s licence. Competencies And Attributes: Firearm skills and the use of
relevant security technology. Strategic capability and leadership, policy
development and good communication skills. Sound project and programme
management skills. Transformation, change and conflict management abilities.
Stakeholder management skills. Problem solving, analysis and decision making
skills. Service delivery innovation. People management and empowerment. In
depth understanding of safety and security within a correctional environment.
Integrity and honesty. Good interpersonal relations. Knowledge of the Correctional
Services Act, Act 111 of 1998.Responsibilities: Management of all aspects of the
Correctional Centre on a day to day basis through the implementation of the
Correctional Services Act, Act 111 of 1998. Manage the implementation of the
imperatives of the White Paper on Corrections. Management of case management
administration, security, development and care, unit management and case
management committees. Foster a working relationship with the Justice Cluster
and the community. Monitor, evaluate and take appropriate action in relation to
outcomes on the risk trends. Management of performance information. Manage
human resources, finances and assets.

ENQUIRIES : Western Cape region: Ms M Sanders Tel No (021) 550 6059.

NOTE : Appointment under the Correctional Services Act.

APPLICATIONS : Indicate the reference number and position you are applying for on your application
form (Z83) and post your complete application to: EASTERN CAPE REGION:
Department of Correctional Services, Head Recruitment, Private Bag X9013, East
London, 5200 OR hand deliver at: Block E Ocean Terrance, Moore Street,
Quigney, East London. Contact persons: Ms Z Myataza at 043 706 7832/33/54.
FREE STATE AND NORTHERN CAPE REGION: Department of Correctional
Services, Head Recruitment, Private Bag X20530, Bloemfontein, 9300 OR hand
deliver at: 103 Zastron Street, Agrimed Building, Bloemfontein. Contact persons:
Mr KME Monare and Ms NJ Mkuni Tel No (051) 404 0270 or (051) 404 0283.
GAUTENG REGION: Department of Correctional Services, Head Recruitment,
Private Bag X393, Pretoria, 0001 OR hand deliver at: 1077 Forum East Building,
Arcadia Street, Hatfield. Contact persons: Mr SS Masango/Ms Pinky Makwarela
Tel No (012) 420 0179/73.
HEAD OFFICE: Department of Correctional Services, Post Advertisement Section,
Private Bag X136, Pretoria, 0001 OR hand deliver at: 124 WF Nkomo Street,
Poyntons Building, Cnr WF Nkomo and Sophie De Bruyn Street, Pretoria, 0001
(Previous: Cnr Church and Schubart Street). Contact persons: Mr TO Mokhele 012
3072173/Mr Y Naidoo Tel (012) 307 2079/Ms M Marais (012) 307 2977/Ms TP
Baloyi Tel (012) 305 8589.
KWAZULU NATAL REGION: Department of Correctional Services, Head
Recruitment, Private Bag X9126, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 OR hand deliver at: 1
Eugene Marais Road, Napierville, Pietermaritzburg. Contact persons: Mrs GJ
Mchunu at (033) 355 7386/Mr SM Dlamini Tel No (033) 355 7367/Ms SN Zikalala
Tel No (033) 355 7368.
LIMPOPO, MPUMALANGA AND NORTH WEST REGION: Department of
Correctional Services, Head Recruitment, Private Bag X99, Pretoria 0001 OR
hand deliver at: 198 Masada Building, Cnr. Johannes Ramokhoase (Proes) and
Paul Kruger Street, Pretoria. Contact persons: Mr Zamani Ziqubu Tel (012) 306
2041/Mrs Portia Bungqu (012) 306 2032/Mr. Gugu Xaba Tel (012) 306 2033/34.
WESTERN CAPE REGION: Department of Correctional Services, Head
Recruitment, Private Bag X01, Edgemead, 7404 OR hand deliver at: Breede River
Street, Monte Vista, Edgemead. Contact persons: Ms M Sanders Tel No (021) 550
6059.

CLOSING DATE : 01 December 2017 @ 15h 45.

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83 (Public Service Application form),
obtainable from any Public Service Department, and must be completed in full.
Applications must be accompanied by a CV, copies of qualifications, identity
document and valid driver’s licence. All copies attached must be certified a true
copy of the original and not older than three months. Please send a separate and
complete application for each post you apply for, stating the correct reference for
each position you are interested in. Faxed and e-mailed applications will not be
accepted. Candidates must comply with the minimum appointment requirements.
CV’s should be aligned to reflect one’s degree of compliance with the advert
requirements and responsibilities. It is the sole responsibility of an applicant to
ensure that their application reaches DCS before you apply: All costs associated
with an application will be borne by the applicant. The Department of Correctional
Services is an equal opportunity employer. The Department will take into
consideration the objectives of Section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of the
Republic of South Africa, 1996 (Act 108 of 1996) and the Employment Equity Act,
1998 (Act 55 of 1998) in filling of these vacancies. It is our intention to promote
representivity in respect of race, gender and disability through the filling of these
positions. In support of this strategy, applicants need to indicate race, gender and
disability status on the application form/CV. Applicants who have retired from the
Public Service with a specific determination that they cannot be re-appointed or
have been declared medically unfit will not be considered. Please take note that
correspondence will only be conducted with the shortlisted candidates. If you have
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not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of the
advertisement, please accept that your application is unsuccessful. Please do not
call the department to enquire about the progress of your application. 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, security vetting, qualification verification, and criminal records
verification. Appointment to some of these posts will be provisional, pending the
issue of a security clearance. If you cannot get a security clearance, your
appointment will be re-considered/possibly terminated. Finger prints may be taken
on the day of interview. The Department of Correctional Services reserves the right
not to fill any of these advertised posts.