People with Grade 10-12 Needed to Work at Public Hospitals

Reference Number (People’s Post 29/10/2019, Vukani 31/10/2019, PSVC 39/2019)
Component Department of Health
Job Institution: Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory

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.


  • Appropriate experience in cleaning/gardening of large institutions.
  • Appropriate experience with garden machinery and tools safely and efficiently.

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Be physically able to move/lift heavy equipment, do strenuous manual labour and be on your feet for long periods of time.
  • Willingness to work overtime over weekends and Public Holidays.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):  

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work independently, as well as part of a team.
  • Ability to read, speak and write in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Maintain and clean hospital grounds. (Maintain gardens, cut trees, tend to flower beds and weed eradication.)
  • Support to colleagues and supervisor.
  • Maintain garden tools and equipment.
  • Cut grass effectively and neat.

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 29/10/2019, Vukani 31/10/2019, PSVC 39/2019)

Salary R 102 534 per annum
Salary Level Level 2
Applications To Chief Executive Officer: Groote Schuur Hospital
Private Bag X
(Attention: Mr M Benjamin)
Closing Date 22 November 2019
Enquiries Mr J Peterson
Tel: (021) 404-2315
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