DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
In line with the Employment Equity Plan of the Department of Health it is our intention with this advertisement to
achieve equity in the workplace by promoting equal opportunities and fair treatment in employment through the
elimination of unfair discrimination.
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
OTHER POSTS: DRIVER OPERATORS (X6 POSTS)
POST 43/157 : SECURITY OFFICER
Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services
SALARY : R115 437 per annum
CENTRE : Alexandra Hospital
REQUIREMENTS : Minimum educational qualification: General Education and Training Certificate (GETC)/Grade 9 (Std 7). Registration with a professional council: Registration with the
Private Security Regulatory Authority of South Africa in terms of the Private Security
Industry Regulations Act (Act 56 of 2001) PSIRA. Experience: Appropriate experience
in a Psychiatric environment. Inherent requirements of the job: Willingness to work night
shifts, public holidays, weekends, and overtime. Must have no criminal record.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Ability to function independently in challenging
situations. Must be self-disciplined, self-motivated and have the ability to work under
pressure. Good listening, report-writing, conflict and group handling skills. Ability to
communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
DUTIES : Access/egress control of all wards on the establishment. Assist personnel with handling
aggressive/difficult patients. Escort patients on/off hospital premises, where required.
Deliver a supportive security service with the aim to prevent injuries, abscond of
patients, litigation and adverse incidents. Effective application of service delivery and
efficient support. Control/monitor surveillance cameras to identify and prevent any
unlawful entry, suspicious, dangerous objects and adverse incidents. Monitor and report
on the compliance with SLA by the outsourced security service provider.
ENQUIRIES : Mr F Leukes Tel No: (021) 503-5000
APPLICATIONS : The Chief Executive Officer: Alexandra Hospital, Private Bag X1, Maitland, 7405.
FOR ATTENTION : Mr S Petersen
NOTE : No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
CLOSING DATE : 16 November 2018