About Eastern Cape Department of Health
The Eastern Cape Department of Health is an institution that is formed by the government as a means to provide better healthcare services to local Eastern Cape communities. As servants of the general public, the department strives on improving the lives of their citizens by not only offering high-quality medical aid, but to also ensure that everyone has the accessibility to seek out for any one of their integrated services in times of need. This is conducted by utilizing their available resources at the moment and creating healthcare solutions for today’s generation, and also for people in the upcoming years.
The Eastern Cape Department of Health carries out their duties through five different strategies, which are:
- Creating an integrated, all-in-one healthcare system that is not only accessible for the public, but can also immediately meet their urgent medical-related needs
- Lessening any HIV/AIDs and TB-related diseases
- Investing more time and energy into health services that assist mothers and their children
- Focusing more on mental issues and its impacts on the communities’ lifestyles
- Implementing the values of leadership, accountability, and especially governance in conducting all of their operations within the department.
EMS (Emergency Medical Services) Call Centre Learnership Programme 2020-2021
The Eastern Cape Department of Health is offering Emergency Medical Services Call Centre Learnership Programme for 50 potential, South African individuals. The EMS Call Centre Learnerships is specifically targeted towards local youths within the community, especially those who are planning to seek employment in the near future. With so much potential from these people, the learnership is able to give the necessary push to help them improve their knowledge and sharpen their skills in this particular field. Not only does it help you become a better employee, but you will also become a part of chance in reducing the rate of unemployment.
Interested candidates who would like to register for the EMS Call Centre Learnership Programme must hold a minimum educational qualification of a Grade 12 certificate. Selected candidates of the programme are expected to fully participate in this learnership throughout a total period of 12 months. During this time period, learners are to follow the series of theoretical knowledge assessments as well as practical learning sessions. All sessions will be conducted under the supervision of an experienced, professional mentor.
Before you can register for the EMS Call Centre Learnership Programme, candidates must be able to fulfill the requirements that are asked of by the committee. Each of these documents are crucial to the success rate of your applications. Any missing documents will result in your applications being disregarded from registration. Therefore, please take note of everything that is in this list below.
The EMS Call Centre Learnership Programme requirements are as follows:
- Valid copy of your current Matric (Grade 12) certificate, or any other qualification that is the same with the key subjects of Biology/Life Sciences and Maths/Maths Literacy
- Valid copy of your current RSA Identity Document (if you’re planning to use your South African Identity Card, you will need to send in copies of both sides of your Identity Card)
- Your most recent Curriculum Vitae, or a Personal Profile entailing all of your competencies
- A completed Z83 form, which you may attain from your nearest Public Service Department/Facility
- Valid proof of residence that is according to the candidate’s area of application.
Note: Candidates are expected to submit in only these aforementioned documents, and any documentation must not be older than three months. Therefore, please double check the age of your documents before sending them in to the committee.
How to Apply
Apply online through e-mail: [email protected] (EMS Call Centre Learnership Programme Reference Number: ECHEALTH-EMS/03/07/2020).
Applicants of the EMS Call Centre Learnership Programme are expected to send in their application dossiers through the provided e-mail address. Additionally, do not forget to put in the Reference Number of the post on the Subject Line of the e-mail. This will give the selection committee an easier time to track down your e-mail in their inbox. Failure to do so may result in your application being disregarded by the selection committee.
Applications for the EMS Call Centre Learnership Programme must be submitted before the closing date on 05 August 2020 at 12:00pm. Since the closing date is strict, any late applications will not be tolerated. Similarly, applications that are missing in any documents or important information will be disqualified from the application procedure as well.
Announcements will only be made to candidates who have been shortlisted for the programme. Should you not receive any notifications from the committee three months past the application deadline, we regret to inform you that your applications has not been selected by the committee.
- The Eastern Cape Department of Health strictly adheres to the values of equity, therefore positions will be provided to applicants originating from different demographics as a means to promote inclusivity and fair opportunities
- Your reference number must be listed on the Z E3 Form so that the selection committee can locate your applications
- Selected learners of the programme will be entitled to a monthly allowance of ZAR 5,000 to support them throughout their learnership journey
- Should you have any further enquiries or concerns about the progamme, do not hesitate to directly reach out to Mr Pinca Tel at 043 702 3000, or Ms B Mtshawulana at +27 63 253 1021.
Physical Address: Dukumbana Building, Independence Avenue, Bhisho
Postal Address: Private Bag X0038, Bhisho, 5605
Phone Number: +27 40 608 1117
Fax: +27 40 608 1118