Hospital General Staff Wanted

Reference Number PSVC 19/2019
Component Department of Health
Job Institution: Swartland Hospital (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.

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Willingness to work overtime.
  • Must be physically fit to perform duties as required.
  • Valid Code (B/EB) drivers licence.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Ability to work independently and good organisational as well as team skills.
  • Good communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of Western Cape.
  • Ability to plan ahead (pro-active) and work independently, as well as in a team.
  • Knowledge of: Carpentry, Electrical, Painting, Refrigeration, Plumbing and Glazing within a Health environment.
  • Strict adherence to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Assist with repairs, installations and emergency breakdowns and maintain and repair equipment at hospital.
  • Complete and return repair requisitions and perform the necessary administrative functions.
  • Assist in preventive maintenance procedures.
  • Able to do minor electrical, plumbing repairs and building at the hospital and assist with repairs and installation projects, supervise and in-service training of co-workers.
  • Exercise effective control over supplies and assets.
  • General support functions to management.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Shortlisted candidates may be subjected to a competency 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. Candidates with a disability are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. This post was also advertised in PSVC 19/2019.


Salary R 145 281 per annum
Salary Level Level 4
Applications To The District Director: West Coast District Office
Private Bag X15
(For attention: Mr E Sass)


Closing Date 21 June 2019
Enquiries Mr G Waneburg
Tel:  (022) 487-9202
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