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Department of Health: Management and General Support Personnel

Ref Nr: Bul G20/2015: Post 9

Core Title: Management and General Support Personnel

Institution: Paarl Hospital (Chief Directorate: General Specialist and Emergency Services)

Service benefits:                                              

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


Minimum requirement:

  • Basic reading, writing and numeracy skills.


  • Appropriate experience on transportation of passengers and goods in a health environment.

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Valid (B/EB/C1) driver’s licence.
  • Valid Public Driver’s Permit (PDP).
  • Good physical health.
  • Willingness to work overtime and shifts (as a relief) as per needs requirement.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Ability to communicate in at least two of three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Safe driving skills.
  • Knowledge of Transport Circular 4 of 2000.
  • Good knowledge of road networks in Cape Town/Peninsula.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Transport goods, services and personnel from one point to the other.
  • Conduct routine maintenance, inspection of vehicles, timeously reporting of defects and keeping of logbooks.
  • Effective delivery and collection of blood products/specimens
  • Prepare reports for transport officer and act as relief when required.
  • Ensure continuity of service by assisting other sections when required.
  • Adhere to traffic rules and violations when driving a Government vehicle.

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. Disabled candidates are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. This posts was also advertised in the Paarl Post 21/5/2015


 R 73 044 per annum

CLOSING DATE: 12 June 2015


The Chief Executive Officer
Paarl Hospital
Private Bag X3012
Paarl, 7620
(For the attention of Mr KN Cornelissen)


Ms GP Storm, Tel: (021) 860-2529

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