Department of Health – Nursing Assistant (x88)


POST: NURSING ASSISTANT GRADE 1 – 3 REF NO: ECHEALTH/NA/NMMFH/01/06/2020 (88 POSTS) – One-year
Contract
SALARY: R132 525 – R230 307 per annum (OSD)
GRADE 1: R132 525 – R149 163 per annum (OSD)
GRADE 2: R156 846 – R1176 526 per annum (OSD)
GRADE 3: R187 263 – R230 307 per annum (OSD)


CENTRE: Nelson Mandela Metro, Rev. Dr Eliazbeth Mamisa Cabula – Nxiweni Field Hospital


REQUIREMENTS: Qualification that allows registration with SANC as Nursing Assistant (Enrolled Nurse Assistant).
Current registration with SANC as a Nursing Assistant. Grade 1: No experience required. Grade 2: Minimum of ten (10)
years appropriate / recognisable experience in Nursing after registration as a Nursing Assistant. Grade 3: Minimum of
twenty (20) years appropriate / recognisable experience in Nursing after registration as a Nursing Assistant.


DUTIES: Assist patients with activities of daily living. Provide elementary clinical nursing care. Maintain professional
growth/ethical standards and self-development. Maintain hygiene of patients. Provide nutrition. Assist with elimination
process. Measure, interpret and record vital signs. Operate all relevant apparatus and equipment. Assist professional
nurses with clinical procedures. Preparation of patients for diagnostic and surgical procedures. Maintain the code of
conduct as required in the Public Service.

CLOSING DATE: 3 JULY 2020
NOTE: Applications must be posted on the Z83 Form accompanied by copies of Qualification(s) inclusive of Matric
certificate, Identity document (certified within the past six months by South African Police Service), Proof of registration,
proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen, a comprehensive CV, indicating three reference persons: Name and Contact
Numbers, A relationship with reference, Reference checks will be done on nominated candidate(s). Note: Failure to
submit these copies will result in the application not being considered. Please do not send any original certificates,
diplomas or testimonials. Applicants must note that further Personnel Suitability checks will be conducted on shortlisted candidates and that their appointment is subject to the outcome of these checks which include security clearance,
security vetting, qualification verification and criminal record checks. Note that correspondence will only be conducted
with the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted by the Department of Health within three (3) months of
the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. We thank all applicants
for their interest. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for these posts.


ADDITIONAL NOTE: The filling of these posts will be in line with the Annual Recruitment Plan 2020/21. The Eastern
Cape Department of Health has the right not to fill these posts. Adverts are placed per health district so as to
accommodate other facilities within the health district.


Applications directed to the addresses as indicated below or Hand Delivery as indicated below:
Nelson Mandela Metro Office – Post to: HR Office, Nelson Mandela Health District, Private Bag X 28000, Greenacres
Port Elizabeth 6057 or hand deliver to: Registry Office Nelson Mandela Health District Office (Old Walton Building)
Conningham Street, Parson Hill, Port Elizabeth, 6057. Enquiries: Ms P Makuluma Tel No: 041 391 8164