Enrolled Nurse

Life Riverfield Lodge
Enrolled Nurse

A vacancy exists for a dynamic and energetic Enrolled Nurse based at Life Riverfield Lodge to work in the Mental Health Unit, reporting to the Unit Manager. The purpose of this role is to conduct nursing activities to ensure quality patient care.

Critical Outputs
  • Carry out duties to meet the requirements of quality patient care, ensuring that all nursing activities carried out comply with SANC regulations, relevant legislations and Life Healthcare policies and procedures
  • Maintain all health, safety and infection control standards to ensure a safe patient environment
  • Effective utilisation of resources and equipment
  • Accurate record-keeping and documentation
  • Build effective relationships with patients, doctors and other medical personnel to ensure quality patient care
  • Health education: Participate in education or learning programmes for patients, families, communities and staff
  • Participate in facility programmes as determined by the Multi-Disciplinary Team
  • In-service training: Participate and attend in-service training and engage in workplace skills plan
  • Material resources: Manage ward stock and determine material needs
  • Human resources: Supervise sub-ordinates, delegate responsibilities, maintain discipline, orientate new employees and manage staff schedule
  • Matric Certificate
  • Registered as an Enrolled Nurse with SANC.
  • At least 2 years’ mental health experience would be an advantage.
  • Mental Health nursing experience in managing suicidal, aggressive and psychotic patients
  • Able to work flexible shifts, day and night duty
  • Ability to work with both voluntary and assisted patients.
  • Problem-solving analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Influencing
  • Team player
  • Drive and energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Goal orientation
Closing date
Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.

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