SHEQ Coordinator – Cape Town


To ensure that our patients and staff are provided with uncompromising quality and occupational safety services as regulated under this portfolio



  • Improve quality matrix in the facility
  • Drive 100% reporting, compliance and prevention measures of incidents in all the different categories
  • Reporting of incidents to the relevant external authorities
  • Implementation of Quality Improvement Programmes
  • Compliance to OHS legislation & Risk focus measures
  • Departmental and facility benchmarking
  • Quality review forum co-ordination
  • Assist with policy implementation and compliance
  • Research and Training schedule that is risk based



Risk Focused Quality Improvement Projects:

  • Safe Patient Environment
  • Quarterly Trends / Objectives / Action Plan Risks
  • Reduce Slips & Fall
  • Reduce Needle Stick Injuries
  • Medication Errors
  • Review Monthly & Quarterly Trends as Per the Hospital Scorecard (Incident)


Occupational Health & Safety:

  • Legal Compliances on All Aspects (OHS Act)
  • COIDA Act
  • Chairperson of the Safety Committee (Monthly)
  • Ensuring Training to All SHEQ Reps
  • Identifying Potential Risk & Action Plants to Mitigate These Risks
  • Training Scheduled That Is Risk Based
  • Disaster Management & Evacuation Drills
  • Personal Protective Equipment – Risk Assessment


Incident Management:

  • 100% Reporting of Incidents Across All Disciplines
  • Assist the Unit Manager / HOD to Facilitate Complete Incident Management Through Data Collection, Route Cause Analysis, & Preventative Action
  • Implementation, Adherence, And Measure Compliance to The Incident Management Policy
  • Identify Novel Trends And Close Out
  • Report Relevant Incidents To External Stakeholders
  • Training Ad Hoc To New Staff And On Induction/Orientation


Leadership Compliance:

  • SHEQ – Involvements In Management Walk About – Quality Rounds, Relevant Audits, & Monthly Scorecard
  • Staff Induction Programme – Every 2nd Month
  • Submit Monthly QA Month End Report By The 5th Of Each Month



  • Matric
  • SANC Registered Nurse
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar environment
  • Experience in incident management processes
  • Familiar with Quality Improvement processes
  • Occupational Health and Safety compliance as regulated in the OHS Act No. 85 of 1993
  • Knowledge of Risk focus management
  • Good interpersonal, organization and problem-solving skills
  • Leadership qualities and mentoring skills
  • Computer literacy is essential – Excellent MS Office computer skills, i.e. Outlook, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint



Should you meet the above requirements, we urge you to please apply by forwarding your CV along with any supporting documents to

Contact will only be made with shortlisted candidates. Should you not hear from us within two weeks, please consider your application unsuccessful


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