Department of Health
EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
GROOTE SCHUUR HOSPITAL, OBSERVATORY
REMUNERATION: R102 534 PER ANNUM
SERVICE BENEFITS: 13TH CHEQUE, EMPLOYER’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE PENSION FUND, HOUSING AND MEDICAL AID ALLOWANCE
Requirements: Minimum requirements: Basic reading and writing skills. Experience: Appropriate experience as a cleaner within a hospital environment and experience in waste management. Inherent requirements of the job: The ability to do physical tasks and operate heavy-duty cleaning and household equipment • Excellent health status – be able to work with cleaning materials and lifting of equipment • Render a shift service on weekends and public holidays, on day and night duty when required • Rotate in different departments according to operational needs and requirements. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Extensive knowledge of routine cleaning processes, terminal cleaning and handling cleaning equipment • Ability to effectively communicate in at least two of the three official languages spoken in the Western Cape.
Duties (key result areas/outputs): Responsible for cleaning duties i.e. sweeping, dusting, mopping, scrubbing and polishing, deep cleaning of toilets, refuse handling and maintenance of general neatness and hygiene in the area • Effectively execute terminal cleaning in isolated areas, ICU, etc. • Render assistance to the supervisor with general housekeeping duties such as control of cleaning and household equipment, care and control of linen, serving of meals to patients and waste management • Ensure that cleaning equipment is clean after usage and securely stored • Effectively use cleaning agents and stock, as well as elementary stock control, • Attend in-service training appropriate to service delivery.
Note: A competency test will form part of the interview process. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
Enquiries: Mr E Cassiem, tel. 021 404 3237
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FOR THE ATTENTION OF MS N MBILINI, TO THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: GROOTE SCHUUR HOSPITAL, PRIVATE BAG X4, OBSERVATORY 7935.
Closing Date: 4 October 2019
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.