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 receive preference.
OTHER POSTS: SWITCHBOARD OPERATOR/RECEPTIONIST
POST 09/134 : HOUSEHOLD AID (WASTE DEPARTMENT)
SALARY : R102 534 per annum
CENTRE : Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Rondebosch
REQUIREMENTS : Minimum educational qualification: Basic numeracy and literacy. Experience:
Appropriate waste management experience in a hospital setting. Inherent
requirements of the job: Compulsory shift work, flexible hours, weekends, and
public holidays. Physical, mentally and emotionally fit to provide an essential
service. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Ability to participate and work as
part of a team. Maintain effective relationships with staff, patients and public.
Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the
DUTIES : Effectively deliver environmental hygiene. Perform the internal transportation,
handling and disposal of waste. Aiming to meet waste reduction and recycling
targets. Ensure the correct and safe waste methods of waste segregation,
storage, transport, and disposal of waste. Ensure that waste is collected in the
prescribed containers at the point of generation. Collection of all types of waste.
Maintain good hygienic control over instruments and trolleys. Ensure that all
waste areas are kept need and tidy and locked when not in use. Ensure 100%
compliance in terms of NCS. Assist with the supervision of waste outsourced
service provider. Ensure that boxes are weighted correctly according to weight
limit. Ensure that boxes are sealed correctly because of cross infection. Ensure
record keeping. Maintain protective clothing code.
ENQUIRIES : Ms S Cupido Tel. No: (021) 658-5452
APPLICATIONS : To Chief Executive Officer: Red Cross Children’s Hospital, Klipfontein Road
FOR ATTENTION : Ms T Nqola
CLOSING DATE : 27 March 2020