Bul G41/2015: Post 2
Component: Department of Health
Core Title: Health Associated Sciences and Support Personnel
Institution: Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory

Service benefits:

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

Minimum requirement:

  • Basic reading, writing and numerical skills.


  • Extensive experience in designing, sewing of various garments and other linen items.

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Must be willing to walk to different sections within the hospital.
  • Ability to do calculations and measurements.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Ability to maintain good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to function within a team and work under pressure.
  • Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Knowledge of sewing machines.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

Receive requests for measurements, designing and manufacturing from departments.
Visit departments for measurements and ascertaining of job requests.
Put together designs for special items to manufacture.
Manufacture garments and linen items as requested by departments.
Request approval from manager to carry out jobs requested by departments.
Record keeping and filing of all work processed and requisitioning and maintenance of all stock needed within the sewing department.

Note: Short-listed candidates will be subjected to a practical test. 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. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. This posts was also advertised in the (Peoples Post 13/10/2015, Vukani 15/10/2015)

Salary: R 93 444 per annum
Salary Level: Level 3
Applications To:
The Chief Executive Officer
Groote Schuur Hospital
Private Bag X4
Observatory, 7935.
(For the attention of Ms N Mbilini)

Closing Date: 6 November 2015
Enquiries: Ms NP Msuthwana
Tel: (021) 404-5315