Hospital Food Services and Household Staff

Reference Number (Mossel Bay Advertisers 17/1/2020, psvc 1/2020)
Component Department of Health
Job Institution: Mossel Bay Hospital (Garden Route District)

Service benefits:

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


Minimum educational qualifications:

  • Basic literacy (ability to read, write and basic numeracy skills).


  • Appropriate experience in a large food service unit.

Inherent requirement of the job:

  • Willingness to work shifts and overtime, which include weekends and public holidays.
  • Incumbent must be healthy and strong enough to lift heavy objects and be on their feet the entire day.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Knowledge of hygiene, Occupational Health, HACCP and safety principals.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the basic food groups and cooking methods.
  • Ability to communicate efficiently in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Ability to be trained in preparing of normal and therapeutic diets.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Assist in receipt, store of all provisions and stock in the food service unit.
  • Prepare, produce all normal and therapeutic diets.
  • Weigh, dish and distribute foods to the wards.
  • Clean all areas, utensils and equipment in the Food Service Department.
  • Follow and adhere to Health and Safety prescripts.
  • Follow and adhere to elementary control measures and standard operating procedures.
  • Provide milk feeds to babies that are safe and made according to the Standard Operational Plan.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

Shortlisted candidates may be subjected to a competency test.Kindly indicate your preference of institution on your Z83. A separate application has to be submitted if you apply for more than one institution. If a Z83 is received with more than one preference, only the first preference will be considered.

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(Mossel Bay Advertisers 17/1/2020, psvc 1/2020)

Salary R102 534 per annum
Salary Level Level 2
Applications To The Director:
Garden Route District Office
Private Bag X6592
George, 6530.

(For the attention: Ms S Pienaar )

Closing Date 31 January 2020
Enquiries Mr B Caffoen
Tel: (044) 604-6114
Email: [email protected]
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