Reference Number (Athlone News 26/7/2017, Vukani 27/7/2017, PSVC 30/2017)
Component Department of Health

Institution: Vanguard Community Health Centre (Chief Directorate: Metro District Health Services)

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 skills.


  • Appropriate experience as a cleaner.
  • Experience with the use of cleaning equipment, cleaning materials and cleaning detergents.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of the correct methods of handling and disposal of refuse /waste products and adherence to policy and cleaning practices.
  • Excellent communication Skills (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages in the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • General cleaning and maintenance (sweeping, scrubbing, refuse removal, dusting, mopping, polishing, cleaning hospital grounds, cleaning of windows and walls).
  • Effective and efficient utilisation and storage of cleaning material and equipment.
  • Adhering to safety precautions and ensure adherence to occupational health and safety policies.
  • Maintaining of a high standard of neatness and hygiene in the facility.
  • Optimal support to Facility Manager, Housekeeper and colleagues.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Successful candidates may be subject to a practical test.

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 posts was also advertised in the (Athlone News 26/7/2017, Vukani 27/7/2017, PSVC 30/2017)

Salary R 83 766 per annum
Salary Level Level 1
Applications To

attention of Mr F Le Roux to the Director: Metro District
Health Services, Southern/Western Sub-structure, DP Marais Nurses Home, Retreat, 7945 or P.O. Box 30360, Tokai, 7966.

Closing Date 18 August 2017

Ms N Benn
Tel: (021) 695-8238

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