Anova Health Institute NPC: General Assistant

Anova Health Institute NPC invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for the position of General Assistant to be based in Kathu, Northern Cape.

Position: General Assistant

Location: Kathu, Northern Cape

Job Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 14 November 2023

Job Details

Head Office
Business Unit
Minimum experience
Entry Level
Company primary industry
Non-profit Organisation Management
Job functional area

Job Description

Anova is an NGO that empowers people and changes lives. Good health and quality of life is what motivates us to provide healthcare solutions and support for those who need it most.

The successful incumbent will co-ordinate and manage the cleaning services for the efficient operation for Anova. Maintaining a clean, sanitary and safe facility for staff and clients.


  • Performs cleaning tasks for the offices: e.g. sweeping,
  • Vacuums every second day.
  • Disinfects, mops and dusts daily.
  • Uses cleaning materials and equipment as recommended by the Supplier.
  • Cleans kitchens daily.
  • Empties dustbins and removes waste daily.
  • Clean Windows as and when required (at reachable level)
  • Complies with all health and safety regulations e.g. using “Wet Floor” sign when mopping.

Materials Management

  • Report any damage to property immediately when noticed.
  • Liaise with office manager to order provisions such as coffee tea sugar and milk, cleaning material, etc. before they runs out.
  • Make sure that paper towels are ordered before they run out.
  • Ensure that there are sufficient cleaning materials at all times.
  • Ensure that there are sufficient groceries at all times.
  • Safe keeping of cleaning materials and groceries.

Health & Safety

  • Adheres to Health and Safety regulations by using protective clothing and equipment.
  • Assists with any adhoc duties as and when required.
  • Change bulbs for the office
  • Available as the contact person for all tea requests for meetings in the boardroom.
  • Runs errands when required.
  • Arrange teas for meetings – i.e. set up tea trolleys, serve and clear up.
  • Help with the movement of office furniture or any movable assets.
  • Assist between both Parktown offices.

Any other tasks as agreed with line manager.

Minimum Qualifications, Experience and Skills Required:

  • Grade 12 or Matric an advantage
  • At least 1 year domestic or office cleaning experience
  • Communication skills and local language ability

Generic Skills

  • Ability to maintain a professional image;
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage own time;
  • Recognise and support business values;
  • Good verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Good team player.

Anova Health Institute is a provider of essential health services and therefore has a mandatory vaccination policy. Should your application be successful, you will be required to submit your proof of vaccination before commencing employment in the role. 

Applicants who have not been contacted within 4 weeks of submitting their application should assume that they have not been successful. 

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Closing Date: 14 November 2023

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