Western Cape Government - Department of Health

EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

TYGERBERG HOSPITAL, PAROW VALLEY

GENERAL FOREMAN (ENVIRONMENTAL AND MEDICAL WASTE REMOVAL SERVICE)

REMUNERATION: R145 281 PER ANNUM

SERVICE BENEFITS: 13TH CHEQUE, EMPLOYER’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE PENSION FUND, HOUSING AND MEDICAL AID ALLOWANCE

Requirements: Minimum requirement: General Education and Training Certificate (GETC) /grade 9 (Std 7).

Experience: Appropriate experience in medical waste in a hospital environment • Appropriate supervisory experience • Appropriate experience of Staff Performance Management System.

Inherent requirements of the job: Willingness to work shifts (weekends and public holidays) • A valid Code (B/EB) driver’s licence.

Competencies (knowledge/skills): Ability to communicate effectively in two of the three official languages of the Western Cape • Ability to
work independently and in a team context • Knowledge of Provincial Gazette: – Act 7 of 2007 Western Cape Health Care Waste Management Act, 2007 • Knowledge of the cradle to grave” approach and subsequent actions of health care risk waste • Knowledge of the grievance procedure, code of good practice: dismissal and disciplinary code and procedure for the public service.

Duties (key result areas/outputs): Control the utilisation of personnel to ensure various types of waste generated at the hospital is tinieously transported to the correct holding areas • Ensure that disciplinary procedures are effectively enforced • Ensure that personnel clean medical waste trolleys, hospital building entrances, courtyards, pigswill area, waste holding area at basement level • Effectively execute all administrative functions applicable on a supervisory level and provide an effective support to the Principal General Foreman and the Senior Administrative Officer: Support Services.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

Enquiries: Ms CB Johnson, tel. 021 938 5327

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FOR THE ATTENTION OF MS Z MTSHISAZWE, TO THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: TYGERBERG HOSPITAL, PRIVATE BAG X3, TYGERBERG 7505.


Closing Date: 16 April 2021

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 shortlisted 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 and Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted 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.

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