Applications are invited from qualified candidates who wish to be considered forappointment as Community Physician in the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life.
Candidates, unless already in the Service, should not have reached their 40th birthday by the closing date for the submission of applications.
Candidates should –
(i) be fully registered as general practitioner in accordance withlegislation in force in Mauritius; and
(ii) possess any of the qualifications listed below from a recognisedinstitution obtained after having successfully followed a course of atleast one academic year’s duration-
(a) Diploma in Public Health (DPH)
(b) MSc in Community Medicine
(c) Master in Public Health
(d) “Diplome en Santé Publique” issued jointly by the MauritiusInstitute of Health and the University of Bordeaux II OR equivalent qualifications to (a), (b), (c) and (d) above acceptable to the Public Service Commission.
(iii) be able to communicate effectively and interact with people at alllevels; and
(iv) be computer literate.

1.Candidates should produce written evidence of knowledge claimed.
2.The onus for the submission of written evidence of knowledge claimed and equivalence of qualification (if applicable) from the relevant authorities (Tertiary Education Commission or Mauritius Qualifications Authority) rests on the candidates. Applications will not be considered in case of non-submission of written evidence of knowledge claimed and Equivalence Certificate, as appropriate, by the closing date.
3. The Commission reserves the right to convene only the best qualified candidates for interview.
To assist the Senior Community Physician in conducting Primary Health Care activities in the region.
1. To be responsible to the Senior Community Physician and/or Regional Public Health Superintendent for-
(i) carrying out Primary Health Care activities in his region which include health education/school health, promotion of proper nutrition, basic sanitation and safe water supply, Maternal and Child Health Care including Family Planning, immunisation, prevention and control of local endemic diseases, appropriate treatment of common diseases and injuries and provision of essential drugs;
(ii) ensuring –
(a) the implementation of all sanitary regulations according to Public Health legislation;
(b) the collection of statistics relevant to his work and providing, as and when required, returns which include, inter alia, vital health statistics, demographic data, mortality and morbidity patterns as well as information and environmental factors which influence
health; and
(c) the promotion of community participation in Primary Health Care activities.

(iii) carrying out surveys and research work in his area of competence; and
(iv) assisting in mounting programmes of continuing education for health personnel and in the training of students and preregistration doctors.
2. To assist the Senior Community Physician in the performance of his duties.
3. To sit on committees and submit relevant reports.
4. To use ICT in the performance of his duties.
5. To perform such other duties directly related to the main duties listed above or related to the delivery of the output and results expected from the Community Physician in the roles ascribed to him.
The permanent and pensionable post carries salary in the scale of Rs 45,375 x 1,525 – 49,950 x 1,625 – 62,950 x 1,850 – 68,500 x 1,950 – 74,350 x 2,825 – 80,000 x 3,000 – 83,000 a month.
Community Physicians are entitled to the following benefits:
(a) 100% customs duty remission for the purchase of a car with petrol engine capacity of up to 1500 c.c once every seven years;
(b) loan facilities for the first purchase of a car equivalent to 21 months’ salary at 4% interest rate per annum refundable in 84 monthly instalments;
(c) a monthly travelling allowance of Rs 11500 both for attending duty and for official travelling;
(d) passage benefits at the rate of 5% of annual salary drawn;
(e) an allowance of Rs 13500 annually for the purchase of Medical books, e-materials, journals and other publication;
(f) refund of the full amount of annual subscription fee with the Medical Council of Mauritius;
(g)an allowance of up to Rs 11550 annually to meet expenses in connection with Continuous Professional Development; and
(h) rent free telephone and free telephone calls (number of calls is determined according to posting).
1. Qualified candidates should submit their applications on PSC Form 7 which may be obtained either from the Enquiry Counter of the Ministry of Civil Service and Administrative Reforms, Ground Floor, Emmanuel Anquetil Building, Port Louis or from the Enquiry Counter of the Public Service Commission, 7, Louis Pasteur Street, Forest Side or from the Chief Commissioner’s Office, Port Mathurin, Rodrigues or from the offices of the Mauritius High Commissions/Embassies overseas.
2. Candidates already in the Service should submit their applications in duplicate, the original to be sent directly to the Secretary, Public
Service Commission and the duplicate through their respective Supervising/Responsible Officer.
3. This advertisement together with the Application Form (PSC Form 7) are available on the website of the Public Service Commission at
4.Candidates are encouraged to submit on-line application throughthe governmental web portal at  Acknowledgement of applications will be made, as far as possible, by e-mail.
5.Candidates are therefore advised to submit their e-mail address.
6. Candidates are also advised to read carefully the “NOTES AND INSTRUCTIONS TO CANDIDATES” before filling in the Application
Form. Care should be taken to fill in the Application Form correctly. Incomplete, inadequate or inaccurate filling of the Application Form may entail elimination of the applicant.
Applications should reach the Secretary, Public Service Commission, 7,
Louis Pasteur Street, Forest Side, not later than 3.00 p.m. on
Wednesday 20 December 2017.

Public Service Commission,
7, Louis Pasteur Street,
                                                                                                                                                                    Date: 30 November 2017 FOREST SIDE.