Kalafong Hospital: Porter x6

Administration Clerk Vacancy at Department of Health
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Kalafong Hospital: Porter x6


Reference Number : REFS/017083

Directorate : Patient Affairs Directorate

Number of Posts : 6

Package : R125 373.00 – R137 541.00 per annum (plus benefits)

Enquiries : Mr. KP Ramasodi Tel No: (012) 318 6761

Requirements :

Minimum of Abet Level 4 / Standard 08/ Grade 10 not less than Twelve (12) months of experience as a Porter in a Public Hospital environment. Attach testimonial from supervisor / Human Resource Development that clearly indicates the mentioned work experience. Good physical health, excellent interpersonal relations, communication skills and telephone etiquette. Be prepared to work under pressure and be able to work in a team.

Sound knowledge of Patients’ Rights and Batho Pele Principles and must have good knowledge of the meaning of patients waiting time, staff attitude as indicated in the Ministerial Key Priority Areas. Must be prepared to work shifts, which includes night duty, weekends and Public Holidays and must be prepared to rotate and operate as a reliever in all Sections when requested. Execute any other legal duties/instructions given by the Supervisor.

Duties :

Loading and offloading patients from private cars, ambulances and transportation of patients to various destinations in the hospital. Accompany walking, non-walking patients to different clinical areas around the hospital. Wheel empty or stretches as per request. Collection of corpses from Casualty, ICU, High Care and Wards to Mortuary fridge gauges before sorting corpse in the fridge.

Segregate generated waste according to Infection Prevention and control guidelines. Collecting of unused equipment’s around the hospital and reporting of lost, damaged or dysfunctional equipment’s.

Cleaning of equipment’s at all times, preparing them for re-use and covering stretchers with clean linen. Wearing of nametags for identification is compulsory. Comply with Occupational Health Standards (OHS) and Infection Control. Execute any duties delegated by your supervisor.

Notes :

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 new Z83 form accompanied by a curriculum vitae (CV) highlighting or stating the requirements mentioned above; 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.

Applications must be submitted to:

Kalafong Hospital,

Human Resource Department,

Private Bag X396,



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: Kalafong Tertiary Hospital is committed to the pursuit of diversity and redress.

Employer : Department of Health


Closing Date : 11 May 2023

Criteria Questions

Do you have twelve month experience as a Porter?

Do you have Abet Level 4/ Grade 08/ Grade 10?

Please Notes :

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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