Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital – Cleaner (x2 Posts)

SALARY : R145 281 – R171 138 per annum (Level 04) (plus benefits)
CENTRE : Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital
REQUIREMENTS : Adult Education and Training (AET) Level 4 or equivalent (Grade 9). Ten (10)
years’ experience in a hospital s’ setting of which five (5) years in cleaning.
Basic understanding of Policies (Batho Pele Principles, Patients Right Charter,
Occupational Health and Safety, Six Priorities and National Core Standards).
Ability to work under pressure. Knowledge of cleaning procedures and basic
knowledge of the health systems. Excellent interpersonal and organizational
skill. Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to liaise with internal
and external stakeholders. Ability to communicate well with people at different
levels. Ability to organize and plan. Ability to act with tact and discretion. Must
be self-motivated. Ability to handle tasks of multidisciplinary nature and work
independently and in a team. Knowledge of Labour Relations processes. Must
be prepared to engage in intensive labour practices. High level of reliability.
Good customer skills and competencies. Ability to handle information
confidentially. Must be able to work under pressure and to take initiative. Be
prepared to rotate within the scope of work. Must be prepared to work shifts
which includes, fixed, after hours, night duty, weekends and public holidays.
Applicant should be prepared to undergo Medical surveillance as an inherent
job requirement.

DUTIES : Supervision of Cleaners by ensuring that all staff is on duty report any
absenteeism to the Manager. Ensure that attendance registers are signed.
Develop and update the cleaning rosters. Ensure that Cleaners are precise
with time keeping i.e. keep to tea and lunch times and that there are no late
comings or early departures. Ensure that Cleaners go on training (including in
service training. Daily inspections must be done at the Wards and departments
to ensure the cleanliness of patient areas is done (e.g. inside wards, offices,
corridors, elevators, steps, kitchens, boardrooms, toilets, bathrooms, rest
rooms etc.). Ensure that the Cleaners are using the correct colour code
equipment and material in the correct area. Refuse bags are replaced and used
for the correct type of waste (transparent for general waste and red medical
refuse bags) Daily checklists must be signed off in the Ward and department
as well as the toilets and bathrooms every day after inspection was done.
Report any problems by phoning the responsible supervisor for example: Non
collection of medical and/or general waste or if the outside surrounding is dirty
with papers, garden waste etc. Ensure that your subordinate’s equipment and
cleaning machines are clean and neatly stores after work is done. Broken
cleaning machines are taken to the Cleaning department for repairs. Cleaning
material and chemicals are ordered and issued timeously. Order and issue
refuse bags. Ensure that subordinates wear their protective clothing (gloves,
mask, goggles and aprons) at all times. Ensure that janitor trolleys are used
and fully equipped with right chemicals, equipment and material. File all
completed and signed off daily checklists for evidence during NCS inspections.
Disciplinary actions taken (verbal-, first- and final written warning and reporting
it to Labour Relations Office, keep record of all warnings). Provide guidance
and advice to Cleaners. Evaluate of subordinates (PMDS).

ENQUIRIES : Ms J van Rensburg Tel No: (011) 933 8756
APPLICATIONS : Applications should be hand delivered to The Director: Human Resource, Chris
Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital between 8am and 3pm at Ground Floor,
Main Admin Building or posted to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani
Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Private Bag X01, Pimville, 1808 or Email to:

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83 fully completed, obtainable from
any Public Service Department or on the internet at The completed and signed form should be
accompanied by a recently updated CV that specifies the following: All
experience indicating the position, institution and respective dates
(DD/MM/YY). Documents to be attached are ID document, copies of
qualification/s including matric and relevant council registration certificate and
proof of current registration (Where applicable). Relevant service certificates.
Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not
being considered. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after
the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) –
Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 off which one must be
immediate supervisor, identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal
record checks, credit/financial stability checks and employment verification).

The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as
required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. CHBAH
reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for Non-SMS positions
during the recruitment process to determine the suitability of candidates for the

The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of
Employment Equity; therefore, all the appointments will be made in accordance
with the Employment Equity target of the department. People with disability are
encouraged to apply.
CLOSING DATE : 09 October 2020