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

Institution: Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre, Mitchell’s Plain (Chief Directorate: General Specialist and Emergency Services)

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 requirement:

  • Basic literacy and numeracy.

Inherent requirement of the job:

  • Physically fit to perform tasks such as lifting of patients from beds or onto bends and wheelchairs.


  • Experience in general porter duties within a Hospital or Community Health Centre.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a team and independently.
  • Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas):

  • Assist in positioning, escorting and transporting disabled patients.
  • Assist with the dressing and feeding of disabled patients.
  • Render assistance to nursing staff with the transfer of patients to beds/wheelchairs and vice versa.
  • Respond to request from wards and departments.
  • Communicate meaningfully with patients, families and co-workers.

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 (Plainsman 13/12/2017, PSVC 50/2017)

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

The Chief Executive Officer: Western Cape Rehabilitation Centre
Private Bag X19
Mitchells Plain
(Attention Ms Y Mbongo)

Closing Date 5 January 2018

Ms RC Adams-Canham
Tel: (021) 370-2394

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