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Department of Health: HOUSEHOLD AID

Appropriate experience as a cleaner in a housekeeping environment.

Institution: Knysna Hospital (Eden District) - 13th Cheque, Employer’s Contribution to the Pension Fund, Housing and Medical Aid allowance

Ref Nr: Bul G22/2015: Post 31

Core Title: Health Associated Sciences and Support Personnel

Institution: Knysna Hospital (Eden District)

Service benefits:

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


Minimum requirement:

  • Basic numeracy and literacy.


  • Appropriate experience as a cleaner in a housekeeping environment.

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Ability to do physical tasks and operate heavy duty cleaning and household equipment.
  • Render a shift service on weekends and public holidays, day and night duty.
  • Rotate in wards according to the needs of the service.            

Competencies (knowledge/skill):

  • Basic knowledge of cleaning procedures and the cleaning equipment.
  • Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Responsible for cleaning duties in wards, refuse handling and maintenance of general neatness and hygiene in the area.
  • Render assistance to the supervisor with general housekeeping duties such as control of cleaning and household equipment, care and control of linen and serving of meals to patients.
  • Attend in-service training appropriate to service delivery.

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 (Knysna/Plett Herald 4/6/2015)


R 73 044 per annum

CLOSING DATE: 26 June 2015


The District Manager
Eden District Office
Private Bag X6592
George, 6530
(For the attention of Ms S Pienaar)


Ms GA Lloyd, Tel: 044 302 8440

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