Reference Number Ons Kontrei 24/11/2017, PSVC 47/2017
Component Department of Health

Institution: Food Services Aid (West Coast District)

Core Title: Health Associated Sciences and Support Personnel

Service benefits:

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

Minimum requirement:


  • Basic numeracy and literacy.


  • Appropriate experience in food service environment, cooking and kitchen cleaning.

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Work shifts and overtime which include weekends and public holidays.
  • Must be physically fit to operate heavy duty cleaning equipment and handle heavy cooking equipment.

Competencies (knowledge and skills):

  • Knowledge of hygiene, occupational health, HACCP and safety principals.
  • Ability to (read, speak and write) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Assist in the receipt and storage of all provisions and stock in the foodservice unit.
  • Preparation and production of all normal and therapeutic diets.
  • Weighing, dishing and distribution of 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.

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 disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. This posts was also advertised in the (Ons Kontrei 24/11/2017, PSVC 47/2017)

Salary R 90 234 per annum
Salary Level Level 2
Applications To

Medical Manager: Citrusdal Hospital
Private Bag X14
(Attention Ms N Smit)

Closing Date 15 December 2017

Ms NW Smit
Tel: no. (022) 921-2153

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