Reference Number (Tygerburger 13/12/2017, PSVC 50/2017)
Component Department of Health

Institution: Tygerberg Hospital, Parow Valley

Core Title: Health Associate Sciences And Support Personnel

Service benefits:

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

Minimum educational qualification:

  • General education and Training Certificate (GETC) Grade 9 (Std 7).


  • Appropriate experience in food service environment.
  • Appropriate supervisory experience.

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Ability to do physical tasks.
  • Willingness to work shifts, weekends and public holidays.
  • Physically fit to lift heavy objects and be on their feet the entire day.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Literacy with sound numerical skills.
  • Ability to work in large scale freezers and cold rooms.
  • Ability to work according to the rules or standards and to meet deadlines.
  • Sound interpersonal communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Knowledge and ability to handle industrial equipment.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation and policies or nutrition and different diets or large scale food preparation according to standard recipes.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Support the principal food services supervisors and food service manager or senior in the execution of their tasks.
  • Supervise and administer physical resources.
  • Assist with meal bookings, meal cards and coding.
  • Supervise food hygiene guidelines.
  • Allocate tasks and co-ordinate work schedules.
  • Maintain security of kitchen unit and all physical resources and supplies.
  • Supervise and administer activities regarding the meal plan (patients and private patients).

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for these 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 (Tygerburger 13/12/2017, PSVC 50/2017)

Salary R127 851 per annum
Salary Level Level 4
Applications To

The Chief Executive Officer: Tygerberg Hospital
Private Bag X3
(Attention Mr R McKenzie)

Closing Date 5 January 2018

Ms R Keyser
Tel: (021) 938-4135

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