Western Cape Government
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
WORCESTER REGIONAL HOSPITAL
STERILISATION OPERATOR PRODUCTION
REMUNERATION: R115 437 PER ANNUM
13TH CHEQUE, EMPLOYER’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE PENSION FUND, HOUSING AND
MEDICAL AID ALLOWANCE
Minimum educational qualification: General Education and Training Certificate (GETC)/Grade 9
(Std 7). Experience: Experience and appropriate knowledge of CSSD. Inherent requirements of the job: Willingness
to work shifts (day and night), as well as public holidays • Willingness to work overtime when needed. Competencies
(knowledge/skills): Knowledge of the sterilisation process • Good interpersonal and numerical skills • Ability to
work in a team environment and independently • Effective cleaning and packing abilities of heavy equipment • Good
communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Duties (key result areas/outputs): Deliver/collect soiled equipment to and from the theatres and various other
departments with a heavy duty trolley, including related duties in the operating theatres, • Decontaminate, package,
control and sterilise of instruments, linen and supplies as well as assisting with stock taking • Clean, control and
test instrument washing machines, autoclaves and other equipment in the department • Operate autoclaves and
instrument washing machines and ETO (gas sterilisation) procedures • Issue sterile stock according to departmental
needs • Order, monitor, control and maintain stock levels • Fold and sterile linen packs, as well as condemning of linen.
Note: Preference will be given to candidates that obtained certificates for Basic/Intermediate/Advance Course
in Decontamination and Sterilisation in CSSD. Shortlisted candidates may be subject to competency testing. No
payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
Enquiries: Ms S Nieuwoudt, tel. 023 348 6455
PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION FOR THE ATTENTION OF MS H SWART, TO THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE
OFFICER: WORCESTER HOSPITAL, PRIVATE BAG X3058, WORCESTER 6850.
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.
22 March 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 short-listed 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 short-listed 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.