Western Cape Government - Department of Health

EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

RED CROSS WAR MEMORIAL CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

HANDYMAN (MECHANICAL)

REMUNERATION: R145 281 PER ANNUM

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

Requirements: Minimum requirement: Grade 10 Certificate. Experience: Appropriate experience in the mechanical field, general mechanical repairs and the ability to carry out basic general welding tasks. Inherent requirements of the job: A valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence and own reliable transport • Ability to work on ladders and multistoried buildings • Willingness to work overtime and do standby duties. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Ability to work independently and under pressure • Good communication skills (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of Western Cape • Ability to plan ahead (pro-active), work independently as well as in a team and it would be required for the official to learn and comply with in-house systems and procedures • Knowledge of autoclaves and repairing thereof • Strict adherence to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Duties (key result areas/outputs): Assist with execution of mechanical projects which will include fabrication and welding • Maintain and repair equipment at the hospital • Assist other departments within the workshop set up • Ability to work independently and within a team set up • Assist Artisans in the performance of their duties, and clean areas where work has been carried out • Complete and return repair requisitions and assist in ordering and controlling the workshop, materials and tools • Maintain equipment and work areas in a clean and safe condition.

Note: Candidates may be subjected to a competency test. No payment of any kind will be required when applying for this post

Enquiries: Mr. L Johnson, Tel: 021 658 5481

PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FOR ATTENTION MS N CHARLES, TO THE: CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: RED CROSS WAR MEMORIAL CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, PRIVATE BAG X5, RONDEBOSCH 7700.


Closing Date: 16 July 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 appreciated.