Hospital Cleaners & Porter

Reference Number (Vukani 26/9/2019,PSVC 35/2019)
Component Department of Health


Institution:  Khayelitsha District Hospital (Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services)

Service benefits:

  • 13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.


Minimum requirement:

  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills.


  • Appropriate experience in a health related environment.

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Willingness to work shifts, weekends and public holidays.
  • Ability to perform tasks such as lifting patient’s from/onto beds, trolleys and wheelchairs.
  • Must be of sober habits.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Ability to speak in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Willingness to work in a team.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Safely transport patients on trolleys and wheelchairs within various areas in the hospital.
  • Assist with shifting of medical equipment.
  • Ensure cleaning of wheelchairs and trolleys.
  • Assist with the removal of bodies from wards and perform relevant duties.
  • Assist with ambulatory patients as well as greeting and directing patients to various areas
  •  in the hospital.
  • Collect NHLS samples and bloods for cross match samples from the wards.
  • Render supportive service to supervisor.

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. (Vukani 26/9/2019,PSVC 35/2019)


Salary R 102 534 per annum
Salary Level Level 2
Applications To To the Chief Executive Officer
Khayelitsha District Hospital
Private Bag X6
Khayelitsha, 7783.
(For the attention: Mr C Louw)


Closing Date 18 October 2019
Enquiries Ms V Mashalaba
Tel:  (021) 360-4533/4209
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