Applications are invited from qualified candidates who wish to be considered for appointment as Specialist/Senior Specialist in the following fields in the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life:

(i) Pathology

(ii) Rheumatology

(iii) Dermatology


Candidates should indicate clearly in their Application Form the field for which they are applying.


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

(a) as medical practitioner in accordance with section 22 of the Medical Council Act; and          (b) as specialist in accordance with section 23 of the Medical Council Act, in the relevant fields of speciality.

(ii) be able to communicate effectively and to interact with people at all levels.


1. Specialist/Senior Specialists shall be known as Consultant in their respective fields on reaching salary point Rs 86,000.

2. Candidates should submit a copy of their Certificate of Registration as medical practitioner and as specialist in Mauritius together with their Application Form.


To be responsible for the provision of an effective and efficient clinical service in his speciality.


1. To be responsible to the Regional Health Director through the Consultantin-Charge of the relevant field for the following:-

(i) to perform clinical and other work pertaining to his speciality;

(ii) to mentor and train junior medical, nursing and other health personnel;

(iii) to initiate and participate in surveys and research activities and publications; and

(iv) to contribute to the development of health programmes.

2. To use ICT in the performance of his duties.

3. 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 Specialist/Senior Specialists in the roles ascribed to them.

The permanent and pensionable post carries salary in scale Rs 59,700 x 1,625 – 62,950 x 1,850 – 68,500 x 1,950 – 74,350 x 2,825 – 80,000 x 3,000 – 95,000 a month.


Specialist/Senior Specialists are entitled to the following benefits:-

(a) 100% duty remission for the purchase of a car with petrol engine capacity of up to 1601 c.c. once every five years;

(b) loan facilities for the first purchase of a car equivalent to 21 months’ salary with interest rate at 4% per annum, refundable in 84 monthly instalments;

(c) a monthly travelling allowance of Rs 11,500 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 13,500 annually for the purchase of Medical books, e-materials, journals and other publications;

(f) refund of the full amount of annual subscription fee payable to the Medical Council of Mauritius;

(g) an allowance of up to Rs 11,550 annually to meet expenses in connection with Continuous Professional Development; and

(h) rent free telephone and a pre-determined number of free calls depending on posting and speciality.


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. or download here New-PSC Form 7

2. Candidates already in the service should submit their application in duplicate, the original to be sent directly to the Secretary, Public Service Commission and the duplicate through their respective Supervising/Responsible Officers.

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 through the government web portal at

5. Acknowledgement of applications will be made, as far as possible, by e-mail. 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 Thursday 04 January 2018.

Public Service Commission,

7, Louis Pasteur Street,


Date: 15 December 2017