Role title Handyman
Location Netcare Milpark Hospital
Reporting structure Technical Services Supervisor
Closing date 09 May 2022
To perform basic maintenance of buildings, grounds, equipment and other small jobs that may be required
from time to time.
KEY WORK OUTPUT AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
The duties of the post include but are not limited to the following, and are carried out in accordance with
Netcare’s Policies and Procedures.
Ensure job plans & maintenance schedules are carried out.
Ensure job cards for allocated maintenance are completed.
Identify preventative maintenance opportunities.
Investigate faults & carry out the required maintenance.
Report / escalate faults to the Supervisor.
Ensure that maintenance performed is according to the required Health & Safety Standards.
Adhere to company policies, procedures & legislation in line with corporate governance.
Performing unsupervised basic maintenance of Hospital facilities and equipment.
Unsupervised tasks will include (but not limited to):
basic plumbing and maintenance of water reticulation
General cleaning and maintenance of Hospital property
ensuring that the public areas are well maintained
Maintaining items referred to in Policy 23.19.2 as “C: General”
Supervised tasks will include:
Maintaining items referred to in Policy 23.19.3 as “A: Life Support” and “B: Strategic
Supervision will be by a technically competent person relating to the area being work on.
Assisting the Technical Manager with the maintenance and repair of hospital plant and equipment as and
Basic literacy with the ability to read and write.
Basic skills with general tools.
Grade 12 or equivalent qualification NQF 4
Driver’s license and own transport preferable
Minimum of 2 years working experience in a general handyman position with a proven track record. Basic
plumbing and fire door fitting skills essential.
Professional flexibility in working hours while supporting daily business hours.
NON MANAGERIAL/ SPECIALIST SKILLS
Managing Self Capacity to plan, organise and control own work environment by setting
appropriate priorities and achieving set objectives within a given time frame.
Adapting and Responding to Capable of supporting and advocating change initiatives and managing own
Change reaction to change.
Communication The capacity to clearly present information, either written or verbal.
Teamwork Capacity to cooperate with others to work towards a common goal.
Technical Knowledge The capacity to perform a technical function to required standards.
VALUES AND BEHAVIOURS
Netcare Values At Netcare, our core value is care. We care about the dignity of our patients
and all members of the Netcare family. We care about the participation of our
people and our partners in everything we do. We care about truth in all our
actions. We are passionate about quality care and professional excellence.
Care – The basis of our business. The professional, ethical patient care and
services we offer at every level of the organisation.
Truth – The crucial element in building relationships that work. Open
communication with honesty and integrity is essential.
Dignity – An acknowledgement of the uniqueness of individuals. A
commitment to care with the qualities of respect and understanding.
Passion – The creative, passionate and innovative drive to do things better
than before. To develop and implement successful healthcare solutions
Participation – The willingness and desire to work in productive and
creative partnerships with others and the commitment to communicate.
The Netcare Way Netcare is committed to providing quality care. Our basic service standard
holds us accountable for the below seven behaviours which you will be
accountable to uphold:
I always greet everyone to show my respect.
I always wear my name badge to show my identity.
I am always well groomed to show my dignity.
I always practise proper hand hygiene to show my care.
I always seek consent to show my compassion.
I always say thank you to show my appreciation.
I always embrace diversity to show I am not a racist.
NETCARE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The Company’s approved Employment Equity plan and targets will be considered as part of the recruitment
process aligned to the Group’s Employment Equity strategy. Netcare actively supports the recruitment of people
Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are requested to e-mail a detailed CV to
Please note that reference checks for internal applicants will be conducted with the current and past
Netcare direct line managers of the applicant and the relevant Netcare HR Managers. Employees are
therefore encouraged to discuss internal job applications with their direct line manager to ensure that the
line manager is aware of the application.
In the event of a candidate having any disability that may impair the individual’s ability to perform the job
function, the candidate must kindly inform the employer so that an assessment for reasonable
accommodation can be made.
By applying for this position and providing us with your CV and other personal information, you are
consenting to the information being used for the specific purpose for which it was provided, which is
recruitment purposes and possible appointment purposes (should you be successful). Please note that your
information will be processed for recruitment purposes only or for such purposes relating to assessing the
establishment of an employment relationship with yourself, and this will be done in accordance with the
applicable data protection and privacy legislation. We confirm that such information will not be used for any
other purpose without obtaining your prior consent.
If your application is not successful, we retain your CV and other information provided for a period of
6 months after which it will be destroyed in a secure manner. If you object to your information being used in
accordance with the aforementioned clauses, please indicate your objection and we will immediately
destroy your personal information in a secure manner.