Victoria Hospital- Porter/Cleaners

Reference Number (People’s Post 21/5/2019, Southern Mail 22/5/2019, PSVC 19/2019)
Component Department of Health
Job Institution: Victoria Hospital (Chief Directorate: Metro District 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 literacy and numeracy.


  • Appropriate Porter experience in a hospital environment.

Inherent requirement of the job:

  • Willingness to work shifts, willingness to handle corpses.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Basic literacy, ability to perform physical tasks e.g. lifting patients and heavy equipment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) in two of the three of the official languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Support with loading of patients in and out of ambulance and vehicles.
  • Accompany walking patients and transport sitting / non -walking patients per trolley or wheelchair between treatment areas.
  • Assist nursing staff with transfer of patients to bed / trolleys and vice versa.
  • Transport medical documentation.

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. (People’s Post 21/5/2019, Southern Mail 22/5/2019, PSVC 19/2019)

Salary R 102 534 per annum
Salary Level Level 2
Applications To Chief Executive Officer: Victoria Hospital
Private Bag X2
(Attention: Ms Z Peter)
Closing Date 14 June 2019
Enquiries Ms Y Nelukalo
Tel: (021) 799-1123
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