In line with the Employment Equity Plan of the
Department of Health and Wellness, it is our intention with this advertisement to achieve equity in the workplace by promoting equal opportunities and fair
treatment in employment through the elimination of unfair discrimination.

NOTE : It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a
date, time and place as determined by the Department. Kindly note that excess
personnel will receive preference.


POST 36/118 : PORTER
Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services
SALARY : R125 373 per annum
CENTRE : Mitchells Plain District Hospital/ EC HUB (Operating between institutions and
Heideveld Emergency Hub)

 Minimum requirement: Basic reading and writing skills. Experience:
Appropriate Porter/mortuary experience in a public health facility. Inherent
requirements of the job: Willingness to work shifts, including nightshift,
weekends, and Public Holidays. Willingness to handle corpses (deceased
bodies). Willingness to work overtime when required. Must be of sober habits,
and physically fit to lift patients/corpses from/onto beds, trolleys, vehicles,
wheelchairs, and heavy equipment. Willingness to cover shifts in the absence
of colleagues. Prepared to work in all departments /wards in hospital and
Heideveld EC Hub. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Good interpersonal and
communication skills. Knowledge of safe infection prevention methods. Ability
to work under pressure, unsupervised, and in a team context.

DUTIES : Deliver specimens to laboratories and ensure a safe and hygienic work
environment. Check and replace gas cylinders in wards/treatment areas and
assist with shifting medical equipment to and from rooms. Accompany walking
patients and transport sitting/non-walking patients per trolley or wheelchair
between wards and treatment areas. Take responsibility for the transportation
of corpses from wards to the mortuary and perform relevant duties in the
mortuary which include mortuary registers. Safe transport of patients on
trolleys and wheelchairs to and from different departments/wards and assist
with loading of patients in/out of ambulances/vehicles. Responsible for the
cleanliness of trolleys, wheelchairs, and working areas and report any defects
to trolleys/wheelchairs to the supervisor and reply to requests from

ENQUIRIES : Mr M Pedro Tel No: (021) 377 4327
APPLICATIONS : The CEO: Mitchell’s Plain Hospital: AZ Berman Drive, Lentegeur or Private Bag X9, Mitchell’s Plain 7789.

NOTE : No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Candidates may be subjected to a competency test.
CLOSING DATE : 27 October 2023


Chief Directorate: Emergency and Medical Services Support
SALARY : R125 373 per annum
CENTRE : Emergency Medical Services, College of Emergency Care

: Minimum requirement: Basic numeracy and literacy. Experience: Appropriate
experience as a Cleaner in a training environment/ hospital/Health Facility
environment/ or other areas with an influx of people. Inherent requirement of
the job: Willingness to work extra hours, and on weekends when required.

DUTIES : Provide a clean, safe, and hygienic environment to prevent injuries and the
spread of infection which includes sweeping, scrubbing, mopping of floors,
dusting, polishing of floors and furniture, emptying bins daily, cleaning of
windows, light shades, walls, and all toilets, sluices, and drains. Provide health
and safety duties and assist with cookery during meetings. Ensure that
cleaning equipment e.g., polishing and scrubbing machines, mops, brooms,
buckets etc. are clean after usage and securely stored. Relief and assistance
in other programmes according to the needs of the service.

ENQUIRIES : Ms C Mabaleka Tel No: (021) 938 6270/4115
APPLICATIONS : The Director Emergency Medical Services, Private Bag X24, Bellville 7530.
NOTE : No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
CLOSING DATE : 20 October 2023

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