Department of Health
EXCITING OPPORTUNITY FOR PEOPLE WHO WANT TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
NEW SOMERSET HOSPITAL
STERILISATION OPERATOR PRODUCTION (CSSD)
REMUNERATION: R122 595 PER ANNUM
SERVICE BENEFITS: 13TH CHEQUE, EMPLOYER’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE PENSION FUND, HOUSING AND MEDICAL AID ALLOWANCE
Requirements: Minimum educational qualification: General Education and Training Certificate (GETC)/Grade 9 (Std 7). Experience: Appropriate experience in the CSSD environment. Inherent requirements of the job: Willingness to work shifts, weekends, public holidays and night duty and be rotated • Willingness to be trained and upskilled, and to attend training courses as designated by the hospital. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape • Ability to work in a cooperative way within a team context with good interpersonal skills • Basic understanding of disinfection, decontamination and sterilisation • Basic knowledge of theatre instruments and linen.
Duties (key result areas/outputs): Collect and deliver soiled and clean linen and packs to and from theatre and wards • Effective application of sterilisation processes and techniques, including decontamination, packing and sterilisation of instruments, linen and supplies • Promote/adhere to infection control as well as health and safety regulations • Assist with cleaning and testing of sterilisation equipment, washing machines and autoclaves • Cost-effective utilisation of resources and maintain equipment in optimum working condition • Monitor, control and maintain adequate stock levels, assist and report with investigation of lost instruments/equipment • Support to the supervisor and team members.
Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
Enquiries: Ms S Basardien, tel. 021 402 6430
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FOR THE ATTENTION OF MR Z SONKWALA, TO THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER: NEW SOMERSET HOSPITAL, PRIVATE BAG, GREEN POINT 8005.
Closing Date: 1 November 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 & 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.