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Sterilisation Operator Production (2 posts)

Department of Health: New Somerset Hospital. Minimum Requirements: General Education and Training Certificate (GETC) /Grade 9 (Std 7). 13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance...

Ref Nr: Bul G22/2015: Post 16

Core Title: Health Associated Sciences and Support Personnel

Institution: New Somerset 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 educational qualification:

  • General Education and Training Certificate (GETC) /Grade 9 (Std 7).


  • Appropriate experience in cleaning, packing and sterilisation of equipment and instruments.

Inherent requirement of the job:  

  • Ability to do physical work and shifts, work on weekends and public holidays.                                                                                                 

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Knowledge of cleaning materials and agents.
  • Knowledge of hospital hygiene and sterilisation.
  • Ability to operate equipment effectively and efficiently.                                                                         

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Reception, collection, cleaning, controlling, packing, sterilisation and distribution of equipment, linen and instruments.
  • Biological and chemical testing of sterilisation units.
  • Report safety risks.
  • Perform duties in absence of colleagues when necessary.
  • Optimal support to supervisor and colleagues.

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 Career Junction 29/5/2015, Table Talk 3/6/2015


 R 87 330 per annum

CLOSING DATE: 19 June 2015


The Chief Executive Officer
New Somerset Hospital
Private Bag
Green Point
(For the attention of Mr Z Sonkwala)


Ms G McCrae, Tel: 021 402-6430 / 402-6485

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