DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
POST: HOUSEHOLD AID
Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services
SALARY: R90 234 per annum
CENTRE: Lentegeur Hospital
REQUIREMENTS: Minimum requirement: Basic numeracy and literacy. Experience: Appropriate experience in cleaning, linen, stock and food related services. Inherent requirements of the job: Ability to do physical tasks and operate household equipment. Render a shift service on weekends and public holidays. Willingness to relieve in other departments and to work overtime as and when required. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Good interpersonal relations and communications skills (oral and written) with supervisor, colleagues and the public. Ability to accept accountability, responsibility and to work independently. Basic knowledge of cleaning and laundry procedures. Ability to read, write and converse in two of the official languages of the Western Cape.
DUTIES: Prepare plate and serve meals and beverages to patients. Ensure the control of cleaning of household equipment, sorting, unpacking and wash/sluice of dirty/ soiled linen and patient clothing. Ensure daily counting of used linen and clean linen. Correct usage of equipment and chemicals also maintenance of general neatness and hygiene of the area. Assist with the routine stock control of linen and non-surgical equipment at ward level as required. Attend in-service training appropriate to service delivery.
ENQUIRIES: Ms D Lotz/B. L. McKay, Tel No: (021) 370 -1340 or 370-1248
APPLICATIONS: To the Chief Executive Officer: Lentegeur Hospital, Private Bag X4, Lentegeur, Mitchell’s Plain, 7785.
FOR ATTENTION: Mr T Twalo
NOTE: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
NOTE: It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department. Kindly note that excess personnel will receive preference.