Reference Number: People's Post 11/8/2015
Component: Department of Health
Job Institution: Alexandra Hospital

Institution: Alexandra Hospital

Minimum requirement:

► Basic numeracy and literacy.


► Appropriate experience in a household/cleaning environment in a ward, hospital/health facility.
► Experience in stock, assets, linen and equipment control.

Inherent requirements of the job:

► Willingness to work weekends, overtime, public holidays and night duty.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

► Basic knowledge of cleaning and the cleaning of equipment.
► Adhere to safety precaution and ensure adherence to occupational health and safety policies.
► Support to housekeeping supervisor and adhere to policies and cleaning practices
► Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

► Deliver an effective cleaning service such as dusting, washing, scrubbing, polishing, washing, refuse removal.
► Perform general household aid duties such as control of cleaning and household equipment, and the care and control of linen.
► Adherence to food management policies and practices and the serving of meals to patients.
► Adhere to safety precaution and ensure adherence to occupational health and safety policies.

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:

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. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated.

This post was also advertised in the People's Post 11/8/2015.

Salary: R 78 156 per annum.

Service benefits:13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.
Salary Level: Level 2
Applications To:
The Chief Executive Officer
Alexandra Hospital
Private Bag X1 Maitland

Closing Date: 4 September 2015
Enquiries: Ms RA Fisher
Tel: (021) 503-5077

No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted.

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