Hospital Cleaner Wanted at Dep of Health


Institution: Robertson Hospital (Cape Winelands Health 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.

Requirements
Minimum requirement:

  • Basic numeracy and literacy.

Experience:

  • Appropriate household aid experience in a health facility.

Inherent requirement of the job:

  • Willingness to work weekends, overtime, public holidays, night duty.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Basic knowledge of cleaning and the use of cleaning of equipment.
  • Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Dust, wash, scrub, polish, waste handling and maintenance of general neatness and hygiene of the wards on a daily basis.
  • Adherence to OHS and IPC policies.
  • Responsible for handling of clean and soiled linen on ward level according to IPC policies and ward systems.
  • Perform food service duties according to HACCP principles and food service unit policies.
  • Render assistance to the supervisor with regards to general housekeeping duties such as control of cleaning and household equipment and upkeep of linen.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Short-listed candidates may be expected to complete a practical test.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or www.westerncape.gov.za) 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. (Robertson Gazette 10/12/2019, PSVC 45/2019)


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