Hospital Porter & General Workers

Reference Number(Athlone News/Plainsman 8/10/2019, Vukani 10/10/2019, PSVC 36/2019)
ComponentDepartment of Health
JobInstitution: Hanover Park Community Health Centre (Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services)

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.


  • Porter duty experience in a public health facility.

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Willingness to work shifts including nightshifts.
  • Must be prepared to handle bodies (corpses).
  • Valid (code B/EB) driver’s licence.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Accompany walking patients and transport sitting/non-walking patients to various departments/sections within the Facility.
  • Render assistance to nursing staff with the transfer of patients to beds/trolleys and vice versa.
  • Management and maintenance of Oxygen cylinders within the Facility.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness, reporting defects of trolleys and wheelchairs including the replacement of trolley linen when necessary and assist with shifting of medical equipment to and from rooms.
  • Assist with the transportation of corpses in trauma unit to designated area.
  • Assist with driving duties when required including assistance with stock.
  • Assist with maintenance of grounds when required.

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. Candidates with a disability are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. (Athlone News/Plainsman 8/10/2019, Vukani 10/10/2019, PSVC 36/2019)

SalaryR 102 534 per annum
Salary LevelLevel 2
Applications ToFacility Manager: Hanover Park Community Health Centre
C/O Hanlyn and Hanover Park Avenue
Hanover Park
(Attention Ms M James)
Closing Date1 November 2019
EnquiriesMs M James
Tel: (021) 692-4972
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