Rehabilitation Program Manager In Beacon Bay – East London

Dr. RDD Campbell & Associates Incorporated is searching for Physical Rehabilitation Program Manager for our, soon to be commissioned, 45-bed, physical- rehabilitation hospital in Beacon Bay, Eastern

Nurture Health provides medical, acute and sub-acute rehabilitation treatment for people with a wide range of disabilities caused by disease or injuries. These include spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, strokes, neurological disorders, orthopaedic conditions, and other debilitating conditions and illnesses. Our organisation helps people who have become physically or cognitively impaired with the means to lead meaningful lives, regardless of any disability they may have acquired or circumstances they are returning to.

Working within a multidisciplinary team of + 10 employees, the candidate’s primary purpose will be to ensure that their team provides quality, safe care (in a patient-centred manner) that contributes to patients’ activities and participation towards leading meaningful lives.

The ideal candidate for this position is an individual who is:

  • Humble
  • Naturally curious
  • Self-disciplined
  • Persistent

Additionally, this position requires an incumbent who enjoys working in an environment that places an emphasis on a developmental approach to working and interacting with people (i.e., an individual that enjoys coaching others/being coached by others).

Required Skills

  • Teaching
  • Care Giving
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Rehabilitation Services

Candidate Requirements

Applicants’ CVs will be evaluated against the following criteria:

  • The applicant has a diploma or degree in a relevant allied-health profession (Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, or Social Work), as well as an up-to-date registration with the HPCSA (independent practitioner) / SACSSP.
  • The applicant has a minimum of 3 years’ experience in the rehabilitation of neural, orthopaedic, and spinal-cord injuries.
  • The applicant has previously managed a team comprising more than 5 individuals.
  • The applicant’s CV demonstrates that they have excellent written communication skills.

Candidates with experience in the application of Lean thinking (and the application of Lean tools in pursuit of operational excellence), as well as applicants with Bobath/NDT training, will be preferred.

Suitable applicants will be invited for an interview, during which they will need to demonstrate:

  • Their understanding of the organisation and its vision, and the extent to which they embody the values and personality traits required by an ideal candidate for this vacancy.
  • Proven business acumen, complimented by proven organisational, leadership, and execution skills (with the ability to engage and unify an inter-disciplinary team).
  • Effective teamworking skills (the ability to collaborate, to influence others in line with the organisation’s purpose, and to gain the trust, commitment, and cooperation of others).
  • Excellent communication skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with a variety of individuals and professional groups (both internally and externally).
  • Excellent listening skills, and the ability to negotiate with-/persuade others.
  • Motivation to work in-/An interest in the physical-rehabilitation sector.
  • Creative problem-solving ability, flexibility (willingness to change), and the ability to flourish in a dynamic work environment.
  • Excellent decision-making ability, and the ability to analyse complex issues, absorb information, and translate data into decisions that positively impact the organisation’s purpose.

Applicants invited for an interview will need to consent to a full background check (including but not limited to credit worthiness, criminal history, and inquiries to references and previous employers). Successful applicants will also be required to provide proof of up-to-date SARS-CoV-2 vaccination by date of employment.

The selection and recruitment process for this vacancy will be administered by HealthLynx Health Management Consultants. Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV to (use subject line “BEA-RPM”) by 23:59 31 January 2023.

1. Relationships

Patient centred care allows you to connect with patients and make a difference.

2. Good salary

You are able to earn a salary that makes you feel secure.

3. Opportunities

Support and training is encouraged to grow and diversify your skills.

4. Environment

Pleasant work environment that is challenging and innovative.

5. Colleagues

Working alongside a multidisciplinary team of friendly colleagues and doctors.