General Worker

Institution: Hermanus Hospital (Overberg District)

Core Title: Health Associated Sciences and Support Personnel

Service benefits:

  • 13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.

Minimum requirement:

  • Basic numeracy and literacy.

Inherent requirement of the job:

  • Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence.


  • Appropriate experience in a stores environment.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Ability to work in a physically demanding environment.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Deliver stock to wards and other departments on the hospital premises and Clinics in the Overstrand Sub-district.
  • Ensure issued vouchers are returned to the relevant clerk to capture and file.
  • Assist Clerk with the receipt, pack, unpack, store and issue stock according to standards.
  • Assist Asset Management with annual count and physical disposal of items.
  • Assist Supply Chain staff with stock-take, general office duties and keep the store neat and tidy in order to comply with safety regulations.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or 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 afore-mentioned 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. CV’s 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 shortlisted 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 shortlisted 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.

The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with a disability are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. (Hermanus Times 4/7/2019, PSVC 24/2019)

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