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Posted on: June 24, 2024

The Biokinetics practice of the Sport, Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Institute (SEMLI) at the University of Pretoria is looking to recruit a full time Biokineticist to join their dynamic team from July 2024.

Job Description:

  • Service delivery within the Biokinetics scope of practice (including evidence-based patient management and care, orthopedic assessments, cardiac and chronic disease testing, scientific program prescription, health promotion and wellness projects and vitality testing, advance testing (ECG, spirometry and Isokinetic) and group classes
  • Management of Biokinetics practice including operational and administrative processes
  • Mentorship, supervision, and quality control of UP Biokinetics students and interns
  • Contribute to the research and teaching outputs of the Biokinetics practice at SEMLI
  • Multidisciplinary collaboration.

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelors in Biokinetics
  • 4+ years’ experience working within the Biokinetics scope of practice
  • Current membership with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) and the Biokinetics Association of South Africa (BASA). Good standing with the HPCSA
  • Valid First aid and Basic life support (Level 2)
  • Be a strong leader with excellent management skills and administrative competency

Recommended requirements/qualities:

  • Masters or PhD degree in Biokinetics
  • A special interest in orthopedic final phase rehabilitation
  • Passion for the industry and profession
  • Teamwork
  • Ability to show initiative
  • Honesty & professionalism
  • Able to work under pressure
  • SASMA registration
  • Registration with Discovery and Momentum networks
  • Entrepreneurial skills


  • Salary offered will be a mid-level post, market related salary.


Interested candidates to please send your CV (in PDF format) and Cover Letter to SEMLI HR, by COB 5 July 2024.

We look forward to hearing from you!