Department of Social Development




Salary: R102 534 per annum (Salary level 2)

Enquiries: Mr F Hendricks at 021 988 1138

Reference number: DSD 71/2021

Job purpose: The Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has opportunities for five (5) Laundry Aids to render laundry services to the institution.

These posts are based in Kensington, ROAR, Vredelus and 2 posts in De Novo.

Requirements: ABET level 2/Grade 7 or equivalent qualification.

Key performance areas: Clean laundry area and operate various machines in the laundry (i.e. washing, dryer and pressures) • Iron, fold count and pack laundered items and seal linen bags • Collect and deliver linen to clients • Sort, count and record dirty linen • Report any machine defaults to the supervisor • Perform all laundry duties as directed by supervisor.

Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Laundry guidelines / protocols • Ability to sort and count linen and to sluice the linen • Ability to operate equipment and machinery • Written and Verbal communication skills • Basic numeracy and literacy skills.

NB: Applicants from relevant local communities will receive preferences. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

To apply, please complete an application form (Z 83) and current CV (5 pages maximum) together with copies of ID, academic qualifications and proof of other requirements as indicated in the advertisement. The post being applied for, area of preference and the reference number, must be clearly indicated on the Z83 application form.

To submit your application, there are 3 methods in which you can apply, please only use 1 of the following: (1) Hand deliver your application for Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs, 44 Gannet Street Pelican Heights, Cape Town (From Monday to Friday between 07:00am to 17:00pm) • Or (2) Post your application for Attention: Western Cape Government Jobs, PO Box 113 Muizenberg 7950 • Or (3) Email your application to, Clearly indicate the reference number of post in email subject line and ensure attachments are in the appropriate format (MS Word or PDF).

Applications not submitted on or before the closing date as well as faxed copies will not be considered. If you did not receive any correspondence within 3 months of closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful.

Closing date: 28 June 2021

The WCG is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard would be appreciated.