Reference Number: Athlone News 25/5/2016
Component: Department of Health
Core Title: Health Associated Sciences and Support Personnel
Institution: Alexandra Hospital (Chief Directorate: General Specialist and Emergency Medical Services)

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

Minimum requirement:
General Education and Training Certificate (GTEC)/Grade 9 (Std 7).

Appropriate experience in a household service/cleaning environment.

Inherent requirement of the job:
Must be willing to render a shift service on weekends and public holidays and night duty.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Sound interpersonal and supervisory skills.
Knowledge of safety, hygiene and infection control standards.
The ability to communicate(written and verbal) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Support to housekeeping management structure and adhere to policies and practices.
Good experience in stock control in a household/cleaning department, e.g. linen, equipment and consumables.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Responsible for effectively manage, order, control and use of stock, linen and equipment.
  • Ensure correct and timeously serving of meals and adherence to food management practices.
  • Ensure the safekeeping and maintenance, condemning of all assets, linen, stock equipment, and follow up on repairs, ordering, safekeeping and issue stock and provisions.
  • Effective supervision, performance management, training and discipline sub-ordinates.
  • Ensure adherence to Occupational Health and safety and infections control protocols.
  • Support to management and adherence to HRM policies and practices.

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. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. This posts was also advertised in the (Athlone News 25/5/2016)

Salary: R 119 154 per annum
Salary Level: Level 4

Applications To:
The Chief Executive Officer
Alexandra Hospital
Private Bag X1
Maitland 7405.
(For the attention of Ms P Mokhosoa)

Closing Date: 17 June 2016
Enquiries: Ms R Fisher
Tel: (021) 503-5077