File: Jacob Mamabolo says the high number of positions in which people are operating in an acting capacity, is unacceptable.
JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng's acting health MEC is promising to prioritise leadership stability in his department.
Jacob Mamabolo said the high number of positions in which people are operating in an acting capacity, is unacceptable, especially at a senior management level.
Approximately 78 vacancies were registered between April and September of this year. 24 of the vacancies are for senior management positions.
The long-standing vacancies are the result of resignations, ongoing disciplinary measures and delays in filling posts.
Acting allowances have cost the department over R3-million in the past six months.