Department of Health Job Openings: Cleaner, Security Officer, and Social Worker Positions

The Department of Health is seeking dedicated and qualified candidates to fill various positions, including Cleaners/Household Workers, Security Officers, and Social Workers. Detailed information for each role, including application requirements and duties, is outlined below.

Department of Health :Cleaner/Household Worker Positions

Reference Number: refs/020702 and refs/020642
Directorate: Administration Support
Number of Posts: 5 for each reference
Package: R131,265.00 Per Annum
Enquiries: Mr. Lekoko (011 694 3813) for refs/020702, Ms. H. Twala (082 336 3278) for refs/020642

  • Minimum of Grade 10 or relevant NQF level 2/ABET Level 4
  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills
  • Experience in public service or cleaning (advantageous)
  • Knowledge of Batho Pele Principles and Patients’ Rights
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including nights, weekends, and public holidays

Duties:

  • Cleaning windows, walls, carpets, floors, and office furniture
  • Dusting and polishing
  • Emptying bins and cleaning toilets
  • Washing and changing linen
  • Serving refreshments and washing dishes
  • Operating cleaning equipment and handling chemicals
  • Safekeeping of cleaning materials and reporting defects

Application Notes:

  • Complete and sign a new Z83 form
  • Submit a detailed CV and copies of qualifications and ID (driver’s license for shortlisted candidates)
  • Reference number must be correctly quoted
  • Encourages applications from people with disabilities
  • Security screening includes reference checks, criminal records, qualification verification, and medical surveillance

Security Officer Position

Reference Number: REFS/020699
Directorate: Support Services
Number of Posts: 1
Package: R155,148.00 per annum (excluding benefits)
Enquiries: Mr. S. Gule (011 535 3094)

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • 6-11 months of experience plus Security Certificate Grade C
  • Registered with PSIRa and valid PSIRa certificate
  • Computer literacy and CCTV experience (advantageous)
  • Knowledge of relevant Acts and Minimum Information Security Standards
  • Ability to work shifts and under pressure
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Duties:

  • Safeguarding state assets, vehicles, employees, patients, contractors, and visitors
  • Monitoring and controlling the movement of patients and visitors
  • Escorting staff members, visitors, and patients
  • Reporting incidents and breaches
  • Searching people and vehicles, enforcing departmental policies
  • Assisting with aggressive patients and managing hospital security aids
  • Monitoring CCTV surveillance and responding to emergencies

Application Notes:

  • Submit a fully completed and signed new Z83 form with a comprehensive CV
  • Certified copies of qualifications, ID, and relevant certificates required for shortlisted candidates
  • Medical surveillance required
  • Reference number must be quoted in the application form
  • Encourages applications from diverse backgrounds in terms of race, disability, and gender

Social Worker Grade 1 Position

Reference Number: refs/020673
Directorate: District Specialist Mental Health Team
Number of Posts: 2
Package: R204 per hour
Enquiries: Ms. B. Moleofane (011 876 1836)

Requirements:

  • Grade 12 with a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work
  • Current registration with SACSSP
  • Less than 10 years of relevant experience (Grade 1)
  • Valid driver’s license and computer literacy
  • Good communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in community-based rehabilitation (advantageous)
  • Knowledge of Public Service Acts and Batho Pele principles

Duties:

  • Providing social work services for care, support, protection, and development
  • Conducting community-based social work with a focus on health promotion, prevention, and community work
  • Compiling monthly reports and administrative tasks
  • Implementing quality assurance policies and developing improvement plans
  • Participating in staff meetings, social work forums, and trainings

Application Notes:

  • Applications must be submitted online
  • No S&T claims or resettlement allowance will be paid
  • Submit a new Z83 form with a detailed CV
  • Shortlisted candidates to submit certified copies of qualifications and documents
  • Candidates subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks and medical surveillance
  • Encourages applications from people with disabilities
  • Employment equity profile considered
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