DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH – POST 10/128 : HOUSEHOLD WORKER [REQUIREMENTS : Minimum qualifications Grade 10 and above]

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It is the department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability status is required.


POST 10/128 : HOUSEHOLD WORKER REF NO: HOUWORK/02/20 Directorate: Nursing

SALARY : R102 534 – R120 780 per annum (plus benefits)

CENTRE : Kalafong Provincial Tertiary Hospital

REQUIREMENTS : Minimum qualifications Grade 10 and above (original certified report/transcript of not more than 3 months). Twelve (12) months proven experience in a formal clinical or hospital environment will be an added advantage. Able to read and write. Skills: Good interpersonal relations and communication skills. Must be able to cope with the physical demands of the position. Be able to work as a team and under pressure. Must be willing to work shifts, weekend, public holidays and night duty.

DUTIES : Ensure a clean and secure environment for patients and personnel. E.g. cleaning and dusting of wards, kitchens, bathrooms, sluices, offices, floors, windows, medical equipments, refrigerators and etc. Disposing of medical and general waste from the wards. Management of dirty and clean linen. Collect and return food trolleys, serve meals, tea, coffee and water to the patients. Clean, manage and control cutlery and crockery. Collect cleaning materials and waste containers. Unpack consumables and clean linen. Adhere to safety regulations. Disinfection of beds after patient is demised or discharged. Perform duties as required per job description, work schedule and delegated duties by Operational Manager or Sister in-charge of shift.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. M.V. Mathabatha Tel No: (012) 318-6622

APPLICATIONS : must be submitted to: Kalafong Hospital, Human Resource Department, Private Bag X396, Pretoria, 0001. Hand Delivery at Kalafong Security Gate and sign in register book Please Note: The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know.

NOTE : Medical surveillance will be conducted on the recommended applicants, at no cost. People with disabilities are welcome to apply. Applications must be filled on a Z83 form accompanied by a CV highlighting or stating the requirements mentioned above; and certified copies of ID and qualifications (not older than 3 months). Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications. Failure to submit the required documents will result in the application not being considered. Qualifications of candidates recommended for appointment will be verified. Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Candidates will be subjected to security screening and vetting process Applications received after closing date will not be accepted. The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment. Candidates will be expected to be available for selection interviews on the date, time and place determined by the Department. Note: Kalafong Tertiary Hospital is committed to the pursuit of diversity 109 and redress. Candidates whose appointment will promote representivity in terms of race, disability and gender will receive preference.

CLOSING DATE : 27 March 2020

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