Clinic Cleaner & General Worker

Reference Number (Tygerburger 26/6/2019, PSVC 22/2019)
Component Department of Health
Job Institution: Elsies River Community Health Centre   (Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services)

Core Title: Medical Sciences and Support Personnel

Service benefits:

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

Minimum requirements:

  • Basic numeracy and literacy.


  • Appropriate hospital cleaning experience.

Inherent requirement of the job: 

  • Ability to do physical tasks and operate heavy duty cleaning and household equipment.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of the correct methods of handling and disposal of refuse/waste products and adherence to policy and cleaning practices.
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Responsible for cleaning duties (i.e. sweep, dust, mop, scrub, polish, refuse handling) and maintenance of general neatness and hygiene of the facility.
  • Effective and efficient utilisation and storage of cleaning material and equipment.
  • Adhere to safety precautions, infection control principles and ensure adherence to occupational health and safety policies.
  • Maintain a high standard of neatness and hygiene in the facility.
  • Optimal support to Supervisor, Housekeeper and colleagues.

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.(Tygerburger 26/6/2019, PSVC 22/2019)

Salary R 102 534 per annum
Salary Level Level 2
Applications To Northern/Tygerberg Substructure office
Bellville Health park
Private Bag X1
(Attention: Ms A Kader)
Closing Date 19 July 2019
Enquiries Ms LT Beukes
Tel: (021) 931-6023
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