DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
FOOD SERVICE AID
REMUNERATION: R102 534 PER ANNUM
SERVICE BENEFITS: 13TH CHEQUE, EMPLOYER’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE PENSION FUND, HOUSING AND MEDICAL AID ALLOWANCE
Requirements: Minimum requirement: Basic numeracy and literacy. Experience: Appropriate experience in a large scale, Food Service Unit. Inherent requirements of the job: Incumbent must be prepared to work shifts and overtime which include weekends and public holidays • Incumbent must be healthy and strong enough to lift heavy objects and be on their feet the entire day in a high stress environment. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Knowledge of production for normal and therapeutic diets in an Industrial Foodservice Unit on a large scale • Knowledge of hygiene, occupational health, HACCP and safety principles • Ability to read, speak and write in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Duties (key result areas/outputs): Render an effective food service – Pre-prepare, weigh, dish and produce all normal and therapeutic diets for patients and assist with stock control • Applying and maintaining quality and reducing risks – Maintain food hygiene, other hygiene and reduce risk within the department • Support the Human Resource function – Assist in in-house training and follow and adhere to Occupational Health and Safety prescripts • Render Support to supervisor and colleagues • Personal development and Quality assurance – ensuring a patient centered experience by high quality of work performance
Note: Short-listed candidates may be subjected to a practical test. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
Enquiries: Ms F Janse van Rensburg, tel. 022 814 0032
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FOR THE ATTENTION OF MR MZ EMANDIEN TO THE MANAGER: MEDICAL SERVICES, VREDENBURG HOSPITAL, PRIVATE BAG X3, VREDENBURG 7380
INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or www.westerncape.gov.za) must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the aforementioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated on the advertisement. No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. CVs will not be returned. Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to short-listed candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.
As directed by the Department of Public Service & Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are short-listed and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.
Closing Date: 11 October 2019
The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated.