General Stores Worker (Main Pharmacy Stores)

General Stores Worker position at Tygerberg Hospital:

Position: General Stores Worker (Main Pharmacy Stores)

  • Vacancy Number: POST 28/348
  • Salary: R125,373 per annum
  • Centre: Tygerberg Hospital, Parow Valley


  • Minimum requirement: Basic numeracy and literacy.
  • Experience: Appropriate experience in medical stores.
  • Inherent requirements of the job: Must be able to manage heavy cartons on a continuous basis. Good communication skills (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Competencies (knowledge/skills): Good interpersonal and communication skills.


  • Receive stock deliveries of non-pharmaceutical goods from suppliers.
  • Open cartons and check contents for correctness against the invoice, noting expiry dates and batch numbers.
  • Inspect external appearance for damage and accuracy.
  • Deliver finished, final, and packaged pharmaceutical items to designated areas in the hospital.
  • Place checked stock in designated places.
  • Maintain the cold chain for temperature-sensitive items.
  • Assist with issuing stock to the pharmacy.
  • Conduct stocktaking and maintain neat, tidy, and hygienic areas.
  • Report all deviations and discrepancies.


  • Contact person: Ms. M Erasmus
  • Telephone: (021) 938-4678

Application Process:


  • Successful candidates may undergo competency assessments/proficiency tests.

Closing Date:

  • The closing date for applications is September 1, 2023.

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