KZN Dept of Health Internships 2022-2024: Programmes for Unemployed Graduates in 34 Fields

About the KZN Dept of Health
The KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health is a governmental institution whose mission is to develop and implement a sustainable, coordinated, integrated, and comprehensive health system at all levels, based on the Primary Health Care approach and delivered through the District Health System, in order to ensure universal access to health care for all.

At this point, the departments are continuing to improve the effectiveness of the health-care system by completing the finalization of enabling policies, frameworks, systems, and processes in order to create an enabling environment for efficient service delivery, as well as improved leadership and management at all levels of the health-care system in order to ensure efficient use of limited resources.

About the KZN Dept of Health Internships 2022-2024
The KZN Dept of Health is offering 24-month internship programmes precisely for unemployed graduates who are looking to work in the professional health field. The KZN Dept of Health Internships were designed to promote affirmative action as employers and wishes to open up a range of occupational categories to a wider demographic. People with Disabilities are welcome to apply.

The KZN Dept of Health Internships are available for the following qualifications:
1. Administration
Degree/Diploma in Public Management

2. Secretariat
Degree/Diploma in Office Management or Management Assistant

3. Human Resource Management
Degree/Diploma in Human Resource Management or Public Management

4. Health Promotion
Degree/Certificate in Health Promotion

5. Dietician
BSC/Degree in Dietetics/BSC Degree+ 1year Postgraduate Diploma, Community Service Registration with HPCSA

6. Nutrition
BSC/(Human Nutrition) Degree and Postgraduate Diploma/National Diploma in Community Nutrition or BSC Nutrition Degree+ Registration with HPCSA

7. Finance/Accounting
B.Com Degree/Degree or Diploma in Financial Management, Taxation

8. Supply Chain Management
Com Degree/Degree or Diploma in Financial Management, Supply Chain, Public Management or Logistics

9. Digital Arts
Diploma/National Certificate in Digital Arts

10. Marketing
Degree/National Diploma in Marketing

11. Library
Degree/National Diploma in Library and Information Science

12. Information Studies
Degree/National in Information Science

13. Public Relations
Degree/National Diploma in Public Relation

14. Journalism
Degree/National Diploma in Journalism

15. Web Design
Degree/National Diploma in Web Design

16. Legal
LLB Degree/on any Law Degree

17. Plumber
Diploma/Certificate in Plumbing

18. Data Capturer
Data Capturing Certificate/Computer Certificate

19. Quantity Surveyor Technician
Degree/National Diploma in Quantity Surveying

20. Electrician Technician
Degree/Diploma in Electrical Engineering

21. Civil Technician
Degree/Diploma in Civil Engineering

22. Architect
Degree/National Diploma in Architect

23. Construction
Degree/Diploma in Construction or Building studies

24. Mechanical Technician
Degree/Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

25. Information Technology
Degree/National Diploma in Information Technology

26. Psychology
Degree in Social Science/Arts majoring in Psychology

27. Nursing Assistant
Nursing Assistant+ registration with HPCSA

28. Enrolled Nurse
Enrolled Nurse + registration with HPCSA

29. Professional Nurse
Diploma in Nursing + registration with HPCSA

30. Dental Assistant
Dental Assistant Diploma/Certificate+ registration with HPCSA

31. Pharmacy Assistant
Pharmacy Assistant + Registration with HPCSA

32. Social Work
Degree in Social Work + Registration with HPCSA

33. Fleet for Transport
National Diploma/Degree Transportation Management/ Logistics

34. Artisan Electrician
National Diploma in Electrical Engineering.

Eligibility Criteria
Do you think you have what it takes to register for the KZN Dept of Health Internships? Be sure to send in your application as soon as possible! But first, you will need to take a look at the programme’s eligibility criteria. These items will determine whether you’d make a great candidate or not. If you’d like to check your qualifications, be sure to take a look at the eligibility criteria below. If you’d like to guarantee a higher chance of success, it’s advisable that you meet all these times in the following list.

The KZN Dept of Health Internships Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Currently originating from the KwaZulu-Natal province
  • Shows their willingness to pursue their chosen field
  • Obtained one of the aforementioned qualifications
  • Registered with professional bodies if necessary.

Application Instructions
Download the official Z83 forms: KZN Dept of Health Internships 2022-2024.

After you have downloaded the Z83 form, you will need to fill it in with your accurate answers. Additionally, you will need to attach originally certified copies of your educational qualification, your most recent Curriculum Vitae, and your Identity Document.

To indicate that you are unemployed, please provide a signed affidavit issued by the Commissioner of Oath that states you have not benefited from the internship preciously.

Please also send in copies of your tertiary certificates. Do not send in study records or letters from tertiary institutions.

Below are the District Contact Persons for any available enquiries:
1. Ugu (DC 21) (Mrs A Prinsloo)
Telephone Number: +27 39 688 3000

Physical Address:
41 Bissett Street, entrance
on Nelson Mandela Drive
Port Shepstone, 4240

Postal Address:
P/Bag X735, Port
Shepstone, 4240

2. uMgungundlovu (DC 22) (Mr N Zond)
Telephone Number: +27 33 897 1000

Physical Address:
171 Hoosen Haffajee (
former Berg) Street,

Postal Address:
P/Bag X9124

3. UThukela (DC 23) (Ms S. Mthembu / Mr S Molefe)
Telephone Number: +27 36 631 2202

Physical Address:
32 Lyell Street, Ladysmith,

Postal Address:
P/Bag X9958

4. UMzinyathi (DC 24) (Mrs K Greyling)
Telephone Number: +27 34 299 9100

Physical Address:
34 Wilson Street
Dundee , 3000

Postal Address:
P/Bag X2052
Dundee 3000

5. Amajuba (DC 25) (Mrs. P Ditsego/ F Dube)
Telephone Number: +27 34 328 7000

Physical Address:
38 Voortrekker Street,
Newcastle, 2940

Postal Address:
P/Bag X6661
Newcastle, 2940

6. Zululand (DC 26) (Ms S. Ngubane / Mr P Ntshangase)
Telephone Number: +27 35 874 2302

Physical Address:
King Dinuzulu Highway,
Admin Building, Ground
Floor (Ministerial Suit),

Postal Address:
P/Bag X81

7. UMkhanyakude (DC 27) (Ms N Mdluli)
Telephone Number: +27 35 572 1327

Physical Address:
Jozini Main Road Next to
Post Office

Postal Address:
P/Bag X026
Jozini, 3969

8. UThungulu (DC 28) (Mr M Dlamini)
Telephone Number: +27 35) 787 0631/3/4/5/6

Physical Address:
No 2 Cnr of Chrome and
Lood Avenue
Old Telkom Building
Empangeni Rail, 3910

Postal Address:
P/Bag X20034,
Empangeni, 3880

9. ILembe (DC 29) (Ms J. Naidoo/ Mr. R Phahla)
Telephone Number: +27 32 437 3500

Physical Address:
1 King Shaka Street, King
Shaka Building, 2nd and 3rd
floor, KwaDukuza

Postal Address:
P/Bag X10620

10. Harry Gwala (DC 43) (Mr Z Dotyeni/Ms N Zondi)
Telephone Number: +27 39 834 8307

Physical Address:
111 Margaret Street
Ixopo 3276

Postal Address:
P/Bag X 502 Ixopo

11. eThekwini (Ms A Sloan/Mr. R Duk)
Telephone Number: +27 31 240 5300

Physical Address:
Highway House, 83 Jan
Smuts Highway, Mayville,
Durban, 4001

Postal Address:
P/Bag X54318

12. Head Office, Natalia (Mr N Nhleko / Ms P.F Kunene)
Telephone Number: +27 33 395 2934/+27 33 395 3330

Physical Address:
330 Langalibalele Street

Postal Address:
Private Bag x9051

Closing Date
Applications for the KZN Dept of Health Internships must be submitted before the closing date on 18 February 2022.

By enrolling as quickly as possible, you can ensure that your application is secured as soon as possible. However, this does not guarantee instant success and is just intended to provide you with a secure position throughout the recruiting process.

Candidates that submit their applications after the deadline will not be considered by the selection committee. All entries received past the closing date will be immediately rejected, regardless of their content.

Announcements will only be made to shortlisted candidates. If you do not hear back from the selection committee within 4 weeks past the closing date, we regret to inform you that you have not been chosen for the programme.

The KZN Dept of Health has the right to offer or deny employment to anybody at its discretion. The selecting committee’s judgments are final and binding on all parties involved.


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  2. Greetings

    My name is Nomathemba Khumalo I’m interested in the job posting I have a Diploma in Management Assistant but I have an experience in administrative

  3. My name is Nomathemba Khumalo I’m a hard worker i have an experience in administrative but i have a Diploma in Management Assistant I’m not working.

  4. I am Angel Phumzile Madlala from Empangeni I finished my qualification public relations December 2021 at UNISA, I am looking for a job and I am a hard working person also always willing to learn new things from other people

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  6. Im Sindisiwe Mathonsi i am not working i have a Diploma in financial management with 18months experience.

  7. Hi my name is Nontokozo Sishi studied public management I am a hard worker. I have 3 years experience in the administration field as I did my in-service training at Appelsbosch hospital.givibg me the chance will mean alot and I will meet all the deadlines. I am friendly and able to communicate with others

  8. Hi my name is mesuli Khanyile im currently not employed, I have Matric certificate (NSC) hoping to provide my family and improve the economy of the country

  9. I’m Phindile Sikhakhane, I have plumbing certificate. I am hard worker and aware to working under pressure. I not working. I’m looking for job my number is –

  10. Greetings. My name is Nobuhle Zondi I’m from KZN- Pietermaritzburg. I am mentally and physically fit. I am a hard worker and a go getter. I have a certificate of Office clerk,Paralegal skill,Early childhood development, and Legal Secretary. I am currently looking for a job.

    1. Greetings.My name is Nonduduzo from Pietermaritzburg-kzn.IM looking for a job,I’m a hardworker,enjoying communicate and work with people sharing more ideas,skills.i would like to be the part of the company

  11. My name is Mthokozisi dladla I have a diploma in business management i can also fit in Secretariat I am looking for a job my number are as follow –

  12. Im currently not working I have a national diploma in public management and I did my in-service training at madadeni hospital


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