Professional Nurse

Professional Nurse

Ad type

Healthcare & Medical

Professional Nurse

  • Location

    Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

  • Industry

  • Date Posted

    2 weeks ago

  • Apply Before

    17 May, 2024

Professional Nurse  


Site C Khayelitsha & Crossroads  


The Philani Maternal, Child Health and Nutrition Trust has been addressing maternal and child health problems in the informal settlements surrounding Cape Town since 1979. Philani’s mandate is sustainable community health, and, over the years, the organisation has developed programmes to meet the needs of the communities it serves. We aim to improve health outcomes by combining skills and resources with the knowledge and resources that exist in the community. Philani's programmes promote family health, focusing on the support of pregnant mothers, prevention of child malnutrition, the rehabilitation of underweight children, as well as support of clients with chronic diseases. The organisation is committed to limiting the suffering of families infected and affected by HIV and preventing the spread of the virus.



  • Visit mothers-to-be, malnourished children and home based care cases that need extra support
  • Assess client needs, ensure that interventions are carried out correctly, give appropriate medical advice and make referrals when necessary
  • Provide assistance on complicated social cases
  • Mediate any conflict within the programme and hold your team accountable
  • Identify training needs and assist with training
  • Liaise with hospitals and clinics in the areas
  • Attend to weekly administration requirements, including reporting, management of case files and attending meetings




  1. Qualified Professional Nurse 
  2. Valid SANC receipt
  3. Minimum five years’ experience working as a Nursing Sister 
  4. Experience in child and maternal health is desirable 
  5. Computer literate
  6. Code 08 driver’s license
  7. Fluent in both English and IsiXhosa 
  8. Organised
  9. Active community member
  10. People management
  11. Teamwork and leadership 

To apply, submit a CV and motivation letter to  


Opportunity closing date:  Friday, 17th May 2024


Salary : Funded by DoH