The Gauteng Department of Health is looking for a Clinical Programme Coordinator: Maternal, Child and Women Health Grade 1. With a structured monthly salary and additional benefits, the successful candidate would be responsible for ensuring that the Maternal, Child and Women Health (MCWH) programme is managed effectively and efficiently.

This critical role provides an opportunity for a motivated professional to lead projects, develop cooperation, and drive meaningful change in healthcare delivery.

Clinical Programme Coordinator Vacancy Overview

  • Directorate: Nursing
  • Salary: R520 560 per annum, plus benefits
  • Centre: Johannesburg Health District (Sub-District G)
  • Location:  Johannesburg
  • Closing Date: 18 June 2024

Key Requirements

To qualify for the Clinical Programme Coordinator vacancy, candidates need to meet the following requirements:

  • Have a Basic R425 Qualification (i.e. Diploma or Degree in Nursing) and Advanced Midwifery.
  • Possess a valid registration with SANC as a Professional nurse.
  • A Minimum of 7 years of recognizable experience in nursing after registration as a professional nurse is required.
  • Ability to work with a multidisciplinary team is essential.
  • Experience at a management level will be an added advantage.
  • Computer literacy.
  • A valid driver’s license.


  • Ensure effective management of the Maternal, Child and Women Health (MCWH) programme.
  • Have good knowledge of PMTCT.
  • Support testing and initiation of treatment of immuno-compromised clients and screening for TB of all pregnant women.
  • Effective supervision, monitoring and evaluation of the Maternal, Child and Women’s Health (MCWH) programme.
  • Monitoring of maternal and neonatal deaths and submit reports.
  • Follow up patients who are referred to the next level of care by MOUs and give feedback to the MOU managers.
  • Co-ordinate submission of MOU monthly reports.
  • Must be able to work with other stakeholders including departmental partners, facilitate and strengthen implementation of health care service delivery, policies, procedures, clinical guidelines, protocols, plans and strategies aimed at achieving service excellence.
  • Do clinic audits and support MOU managers with the development of quality improvement plans.
  • Facilitate training programmes to develop staff.

How to Apply

  • Applications for the Clinical Programme Coordinator vacancy must be submitted only through this Email:
  • Applicants must indicate the post-reference number as the subject line of the email.
  • Applications must be accompanied by a fully completed and signed new Z83 form, followed by a detailed recently updated CV.
  • Enquiries: Ms. V Munsami Tel No: (011) 213 9708

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Additional notes

  • Candidates should not attach the certified documents to the application (no attachments on the application, only Z83 and CV).
  • Copies of your qualifications, identity document and driver’s license do not need to be attached upon application, only shortlisted candidates will receive communication from HR to submit certified copies on the day of the interview.
  • People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
  •  All recommended candidates will be subjected to positive results of the security screening process which entails reference checks, criminal records checks, qualification verification and medical surveillance.
  • Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date will not be considered.

In conclusion, the role of Clinical Programme Coordinator: Maternal, Child, and Women Health at the Gauteng Department of Health is a significant opportunity for a dedicated and experienced nursing professional to make a substantial impact on healthcare delivery in Johannesburg. This position offers not only a structured salary and benefits but also the chance to lead and manage critical healthcare programmes that support the well-being of mothers, children, and women.

By effectively coordinating various health initiatives, ensuring compliance with clinical guidelines, and fostering partnerships with stakeholders, the successful candidate will drive forward improvements in maternal and child health outcomes.

If you meet the qualifications and are ready to take on this vital role, submit your application before the closing date and be part of a team committed to excellence in healthcare.