Northern Cape Department of Health: Pharmacy Internship Programme 2024

Job Summary

The Northern Cape Department of Health is recruiting for the 2024 Pharmacy Internship Programme. There are 5 spots up for grab.

Closing date: 09 February 2024

SALARY : R398 544 per annum, (TCE package)
CENTRE : Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe Hospital, Kimberley

Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the address specified on each post. Applications must be submitted using the newly implemented Z83 form obtainable on the bottom of this post. More information below.


Matric Certificate. Diploma/Degree in Pharmacy, Basic qualification accredited with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) that allows registration with the SAPC as a Pharmacist (Intern).

Registration with a professional council: Registration with the South African Pharmacy Council (SAPC) as a Pharmacist (Intern).

Competencies (Knowledge/Skills): Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Ability to work accurately under pressure and maintain a high standard of professionalism.

Computer literacy. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Knowledge of and ability to comply with applicable Pharmacy legislation, National and Provincial Health policies.

Duties and Responsibilities

Adherence to policies, procedures, and expenditure control. All duties will be performed under the direct supervision of a pharmacist. Assist with the training, education and development of pharmacy staff and other health workers, and promotion of public health.

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Effective medicine supply management to ensure the safe and reliable procurement, storage, control, and distribution of quality pharmaceuticals. Leadership by demonstrating initiative in addressing problems.

Provision of Pharmaceutical Care, including prescription evaluation, dispensing of medication and provision of information to ensure patient compliance and therapeutic success.

Quality Management by demonstrating compliance with National Core Standards, Occupational Health & Safety control, and good Pharmacy practices.


Dr E Olivier, Ms M Visser Tel No: (053) 802 2124

How to Apply

Applications must be e-mailed to or hand delivered at Robert Mangaliso Sobukwe Hospital, Admin Block 3rd Floor, Kimberley.

Applicants must complete an application register when an application is hand delivered.

CLOSING DATE : 09 February 2024\

All required information on the Z83 application form must be provided. Failure to complete or
disclose all required information will automatically disqualify the applicant.

No late, applications will be accepted. A SAQA evaluation certificate must accompany foreign qualification/s (only when shortlisted). Applications that do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements will not be considered.

About the Northern Cape Department of Health

The Northern Cape Department of Health is the department of the Government of the Northern Cape, responsible for providing public healthcare to the population of the Northern Cape province of South Africa. 

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This Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, whose aim is to promote representivity in all levels of all occupational categories in the Department.

Note: Short-listed candidates must be willing to undergo normal vetting and verification processes, including a competency assessment and personality profile analysis.

Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service department, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of qualifications.


  • Itumeleng Tladi

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