12 Mar 2024

Full Time Senior Officer: Wellness – Swakop Uranium

SWAKOP URANIUM – Posted by o4na@ Swakopmund

Job Description


To develop, implement and coordinate a holistic employee wellness programme for Swakop Uranium (SU) in accordance with the National Health regulations and programmes.


Key Performance Areas:

  • Research, develop, monitor and evaluate worksite wellness initiatives designed to promote a culture that improves the health, safety, and well-being of employees.
  • Develop and implement educative and training interventions
  • Make recommendations and review referred disability cases as per the medical incapacity process
  • Provide Psychosocial Support to employees through counselling and make relevant referrals to external service providers
  • Monitor and evaluate existing programs and make recommendations for best practices.
  • Prepare and submit Health and Wellness reports to relevant Authorities when required.
  • Analyze medical reports and recommend corrective action.
  • Recommend and coordinate awareness, wellness, and health training sessions.
  • Liaise with relevant committees and stakeholders to ensure sharing of updated and reliable IEC material.
  • Recommend and oversee implementation of programmes to be tailor made to fit company needs.
  • Develop and implement the Company’s HIV / AIDS Strategic Response programme.
  • Follow disciplinary action outcomes of Alcohol and Drug cases for supportive services and advise accordingly.
  • Coordinate needs assessment studies to identify risk groups and areas to implement effective response programmes.
  • Lead and co-ordinate the work of the Peer Educators to accomplish designated objectives.

Requirements and experience:

  • Grade 12 or current NSSCO with 20 points over 5 subjects.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Psychology /and or a formal qualification as a Primary Health Care Nurse.
  • Certificate in Counselling & Certificate in HIV/AIDS management will be an added advantage.
  • 5 years’ experience in Employee Wellness.
  • Experience in health education and promotion planning and evaluation, and delivering healthcare information, activities, programs and services will be an added advantage.
  • Experience in a mining environment will be an added advantage.
  • Registration with the Health Professionals Council of Namibia.
  • Valid Code B/BE Driver’s License.


How to Apply

The company ONLY accept application via their career portal. Interested candidates can apply via the link below:

Apply online via: Swakop Uranium Career Portal  

Closing Date: 20 March 2024

Job Categories: Administration Jobs and Health Jobs. Job Types: Full Time.


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