Hospital Child Taker X2 |

Institution: Lentegeur Hospital (Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services)

Core Title: Administrative Line Function and Support Personnel

Service benefits:

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

Minimum requirement:

  • Numeracy and Literacy and a Child Care Certificate.


Inherent requirement of the job:

  • Willingness to work shift and/or rotation basis.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Ability to work independently and within a team.
  • Ability to perform child minding activities, multitask and take overall responsibility for each child.
  • Educare teaching and training skills.
  • Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Provide quality child care to children at the LGH Childcare Centre and create a safe, stimulated and happy environment for the children.
  • Supervise the children between the ages 1 to 6 years.
  • Provide effective communication within and outside the institution.
  • Report incidents or abnormalities to the relevant manager, parent or guardian.
  • Basic education and training of children and monthly reporting.
  • Maintain a clean and healthy environment to prevent infections.

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. (Plainsman 11/12/2019, PSVC 45/2019)

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