SALARY: 10 hours per week @ R70.60 per hour

CENTRE: EMS West Coast Stations: Vredenburg, EMS Overberg Stations: Botrivier


Minimum requirements: Basic numeracy and literacy skills.

Experience: Appropriate experience as a Cleaner in a hospital/health facility environment.

Inherent requirements of the job: The ability to do physical tasks and operate heavy duty cleaning and household equipment. Rotate in different departments according to operational needs and requirements.

Competencies (knowledge/skills): Good interpersonal skills. Knowledge of the correct methods of handling and disposal of refuse/waste products and adherence to policy and cleaning practices. Excellent communication Skills (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages in the Western Cape.


  • General cleaning and maintenance (sweeping, scrubbing, refuse removal, dusting, mopping, polishing, cleaning hospital grounds, cleaning of windows and walls).
  • Effective and efficient utilization and storage of cleaning material and equipment.
  • Effective Maintenance and removal of Medical and Domestic Waste.
  • Adhering to safety precautions and ensure adherence to occupational health and safety policies.
  • Maintaining of a high standard of neatness and hygiene in the facility.
  • Effective maintenance of grounds.
  • Optimal support to Facility manager, supervisor, and colleagues.


EMS West Coast District Office – Mr. E Pedro Tel No: (022) 433-8853 / Ms. S Andrew Tel No: (022) 433-8853

EMS Overberg District Office – Ms. H Esterhuizen Tel No: (028) 312-1063 / Mr. M Jacobs Tel No: (028) 284-9100


To the Director Emergency Medical Services, Private Bag X24, Bellville 7530.


NOTE: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.





Reference Number : REFS/015846

Directorate : Support Service

Number of Posts : 17


Package : R 107 196.00 per annum plus benefits

Enquiries : Ms. BP Mathe Tel: (011) 489 0584


Requirements :


Grade 10, ABET or authentic School report. Good verbal and written communication skills. Ability to read and write. Ability to work under pressure and ability to perform routine tasks. Must be prepared to work shifts, weekends, public holidays and night duty. Preference will be given to the EPWP employees Employment measures could be gender and race that has got less presentation in the section. Knowledge of using cleaning equipment will serve as advantage. In order to address the Employment Equity agenda in line with the Employment Equity Plan of the institution, preference will be given to White males and females, Indian males and females as well as Coloured males and females.


Duties :


Perform all cleaning service of routine nature with utilisation of various aids including cleaning floors, lift and stairs, washing windows, mirrors, cleaning bathrooms, toilets, cleaning wards, management of waste and collection of healthcare risk waste consumables, offices and non-clinical areas within the hospital and the removal of general and medical waste in designated areas within the hospital. Perform any other cleaning activities as directed by team leader / supervisor.


Notes :


Helen Joseph Hospital is committed to the pursuit of diversity, redress and will promote representation in terms of race, disability and gender. The Institutional Employment Equity Plan will be considered in the process of filling the posts. Applications must be submitted on a New Version of Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated cv. Copies need not be certified when applying for this post. The communication from HR department regarding the requirements for certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore, only shortlisted candidates for the post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. Successful candidates will be subjected to OHS medical surveillance as required by HBA regulations within the OHS Act 85 of 1993, reference check and verification of qualifications will be conducted.


Applications must be submitted at

Helen Joseph Hospital,

No. 1 Perth Road Auckland Park, Johannesburg.

(There is an application box at hospital entrance – ask Security Officers on duty for assistance).


Alternatively, applications can be posted to Helen Joseph Hospital

Private Bag X 47,

Auckland Park,


Attention: Human resources department.


PLEASE NOTE: The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know. Applications should be delivered by 12h00 (Noon) on the closing date.


Employer : Department of Health


Location : Helen Joseph Hospital




Criteria Questions

Do you have Grade 10 or authentic School report?

Do you have good verbal and written communication skills?


Please Notes :


Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful

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