General worker


West Coast District
SALARY : R125 373 per annum
CENTRE : Clanwilliam Hospital, Cederberg Sub-district

REQUIREMENTS : Minimum requirement: Basic literacy and numeracy. Experience: Appropriate
cleaning experience in a hospital

environment. Inherent requirements of the
job: Willingness to work shifts including night duty, overtime, weekends, public
holidays and relief in other departments.

Good communication skills (read,
speak and write) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western
Cape. Competencies (knowledge/skills):

Appropriate knowledge of infection
control and safety procedures in a hospital environment.
DUTIES : Provide a clean, safe, and hygienic environment in terms of

standards and
procedures to prevent injuries and the spread of infection which includes
sweeping, scrubbing, mopping floors, dusting polishing floors and furniture,

emptying bins daily, cleaning windows, light shades, walls and all toilets,
sluices and drains. Ensure that cleaning equipment, eg polishing and scrubbing

machines, mops, brooms and buckets are clean after use and securely stored.
Effectively use cleaning agents and stock as well as stock control. Ensure cost

effective management of cleaning supplies. Attend in-service training
appropriate to service delivery and give effective support to supervisor and

colleagues. Assist with serving of meals and beverages. Correct handling and
disposal of waste and medical waste.
ENQUIRIES : Mr NM Goeieman Tel No: (027) 482-2166

APPLICATIONS : The Manager: Medical Services, Citrusdal Hospital, Private Bag X14, Citrusdal,

NOTE : No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
CLOSING DATE : 11 August 2023


CLOSING DATE : 07 August 2023
NOTE : Only applications submitted online at: or will be accepted. All shortlisted candidates

must make themselves available to be interviewed at a date, time and place as
decided by the selection panel. Please ensure that you submit your application

on or before the closing date as no late applications will be considered. The
selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing

department. Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday
to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your

online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 214. All shortlisted
candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant

technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by
the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection

panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency
assessment (in compliance with the DPSA directive on the implementation of

competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing
generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS

Competency Assessment tools. The nominated candidate will be required to
complete the Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme before they may be

appointed into this post. The purpose of the Senior Management Pre-Entry
Programme, which is a public service specific training programme applicable

to all applicants who aspire to join the SMS, is to ensure that potential SMS
members have a background on processes and procedures linked to the SMS.

The duration of the online Pre-Entry Programme is 120 notional hours (15
days). Full details may be sourced by the following link:
Furthermore, thanks to the huge public interest we receive many applications

for our positions, and as such will not be able to respond personally to all
applications. Therefore, should you not hear from us within 10 weeks from

close of advert please consider your application unsuccessful.

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