Department of Health
EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
REMUNERATION: R102 534 PER ANNUM
SERVICE BENEFITS: 13TH CHEQUE, EMPLOYER’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE PENSION FUND, HOUSING AND MEDICAL AID ALLOWANCE
Requirement: Minimum requirements: Basic numeracy and literacy. Inherent requirements of the job: Willingness to work shifts, weekends and on public holidays • The ability to perform tasks such as lifting patient’s from/onto beds, trolleys and wheelchairs • Prepared to handle corpses • Must be of sober habits. Competencies (knowledge/ skills): Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages spoken in the Western Cape • Good interpersonal and communication skills • Willingness to work in a team.
Duties (key result areas/outputs): Assist and accompany walking, sitting, non-walking or disabled patients and transport patients per wheelchair or trolley from reception to the wards or from the wards to the treatment sections, and in and out of ambulances • Deliver and collecting medical and other documentation (patient files, report, etc) to or from wards or treatment areas • Deliver specimens to laboratories and ensure a safe and hygienic work environment • Check and replace oxygen cylinders in wards or treatment areas and assist with shifting of medical equipment and report any defects • Take responsibility for the transportation of corpses form wards to the undertaker and perform relevant duties.
Note: Shortlisted candidates may be subjected to a practical test. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
Enquiries: Mr D Snell, tel. 027 213 2039
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FOR THE ATTENTION OF MS ME TANGAYI TO THE MANAGER: MEDICAL SERVICES, VREDENDAL HOSPITAL, PRIVATE BAG X21, VREDENDAL 8160.
Closing Date: 5 February 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.