Section 154 of the Constitution stipulates that the Clerk of Parliament and other Staff of Parliament are appointed on terms of conditions of service approved from time to time by the Committee on Standing Rules and Orders (CSRO) and are Public Officers, distinct and separate from the Public Service. These appointments are on an open, performance based contract subject to the provisions of the Officers of Parliament (Terms of Service) Regulations, 2018, as amended from time to time.
Applications are therefore invited from suitably qualified and experienced Zimbabwean citizens below the age of fifty (50), with a clean security, disciplinary, criminal record, to fill the permanent establishment vacant positions of Senior Nursing Officers. Candidates with a good knowledge and practical application of Quality Management Systems (QMS) in particular ISO 9001:2015, will have a distinct advantage.
Grade : 8/7
Location : Health Services Department
Reports To : Director Health Services
Summary of Job Description
Assisting in the provision and implementation of strategies and safeguards to protect, promote and manage the primary health care and safety of Members and Staff of Parliament, prevent and address health and safety concerns that interfere with the work of Parliament as well as prevent illness and injury throughout the sitting calendar years.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
9.1 Assisting in the implementation of policies and procedures to ensure compliance with statutory laws
9.2 Implementing health procedures that guide health practice following public health recommendations
9.3 Assisting in the revision of primary health care policies and procedures to align with prevailing and other governing statutes.
9.4 Recommending and implementing health service procedures for medical emergencies, referrals, communicable diseases and other health concerns
9.5 Providing consultation regarding management plans that involve health and safety of students and staff members
9.6 Direct dispensing of medication to Members and Staff of Parliament
9.7 Assisting in all Workers Compensation and staff injury programs for the Parliament of Zimbabwe
9.8 Assisting in the coordinating of Occupational Health Safety and Wellness Programs for Parliament of Zimbabwe
9.9 Performing any other duties as assigned or requested including attending professional development/meetings, in-services and workshops.
Minimum Educational Qualifications, Skills and Experience
- Diploma in Nursing / Occupational Health
- Five (5) years traceable post-qualification experience in a public healthcare setting,
- Licensed as a Registered Nurse
- Valid Class 4 Driver’s license
- Ability to work well with others and possess exceptional interpersonal skills
- Knowledge of legal mandates regarding provision of health services
- Ability to work in a diverse political environment
- Knowledge of medical support systems
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
In return, Parliament of Zimbabwe offers a comparatively competitive public sector remuneration package which will be disclosed to shortlisted candidates.
Candidates with a good knowledge and practical application of Quality Management Systems (QMS) in particular ISO 9001:2015, will have a distinct advantage. Applications, together with fully detailed curriculum vitae, copies of certified educational and professional certificates, and three contactable referees, clearly showing which job is being applied for, should be hand-delivered and / or sent to:
The Clerk of Parliament
Corner Third Street & Nelson Mandela Avenue
P.O. Box CY 298
Alternatively, submissions can be e-mailed to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Canvassing and CV fraud will lead to automatic disqualification.
The closing date for receiving applications is Monday, 14th MARCH, 2022