Reference Number Athlone News 9/8/2017, Southern Suburbs Tatler 10/8/2017, PSVC 32/2017
Component Department of Health

Institution: Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Rondebosch

Core Title: Administrative Line Function and Support Personnel

Service benefits:

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

Minimum educational qualification:

  • Grade 12 / Senior Certificate.


  • Previous experience in the provision of administrative services in a hospital.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Computer literacy in MS Word and Excel.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Ability to execute duties accurately and thoroughly.
  • Good organisational and interpersonal communication skills.          
  • Knowledge of Human Resource Management, labour legislation and the nursing agency tender process.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Responsible for providing an effective nursing administrative service to the Nursing Department.
  • Effective support towards the functioning of the Nursing Department.
  • Effective use of resources and consumables.
  • Effectively maintained ethical standards and self-development.

 Note: Shortlisted candidates will undergo a competency 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 post was also advertised in Athlone News 9/8/2017, Southern Suburbs Tatler 10/8/2017, PSVC 32/2017.

Salary R 152 862 per annum
Salary Level Level 5
Applications To

The Chief Executive Officer: Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital
Private Bag X5
(For attention: Mr P Petersen)        

Closing Date 1 September 2017

Ms M Franken
Tel:  (021) 658-5187

See HOW TO APPLY for directions on applying for this job >