Department of Health is recruiting Household Aid [x2 posts] | APPLY WITH GRADE 10

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The Department of Health is hiring and invites suitably qualified applicants to submit applications for the job vacancy: HOUSEHOLD AID (X2 POSTS).

Closing date: 06 October 2023 at 16:00

SALARY : R125 373 per annum
CENTRE : Swartland Hospital, Swartland Sub-district

The Department of Health is an equal opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will assist the department in achieving its Employment Equity targets at these specific levels in terms of the Department’s Employment Equity Plan.

Therefore White male / female, Coloured male/ female, Indian male / female and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


The Department of Health is the executive department of the national government that is assigned to oversee healthcare in South Africa.

Healthcare in South Africa is administered by the Department of Health. However, South Africa does not have a system of universal healthcare. Instead, it has two parallel systems. A private healthcare system and a public healthcare system operate in tandem with one another.


Minimum educational qualification: Basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Experience: Appropriate knowledge and experience in cleaning hospitals or health environments

Inherent requirements of the job: Communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Ability to lift/move heavy objects and work at heights requiring the use of a stepladder. Willingness to work shifts, public holidays, weekends, overtime, and night duty. Relief in other departments when necessary.

Competencies (knowledge/skills): Literacy and numeracy skills. Good communication skills. Knowledge of collection of waste, waste handling, waste segregation and waste disposal. Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety and Infection Control policies.


Renders effective, efficient, and safe hygiene and domestic services in the Nursing Component. Renders support services to Household supervisor.

Contributes to effective management of domestic responsibilities. Contributes to effective utilisation and functioning of apparatus and equipment. Adheres to loyal service ethics.



Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The District Director: Westcoast District Office, Private Bag X02, Malmesbury, 7300.

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

All applications must be submitted on a NEW Z83 form, which can be downloaded from the link at the bottom of this post or obtainable from any Public Service Department.

The application should be accompanied by a recent comprehensive CV only; contactable referees (telephone numbers and email addresses must be indicated). Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other related documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from Human Resources.

Each application form must be fully completed, duly signed and initialled by the applicant. The application must indicate the correct job title, the office where the position is advertised and the reference number as stated in the advert.

Failure by the applicant to fully complete, sign and initial the application form will lead to disqualification of the application during the selection process. Applications on the old Z83 will unfortunately not be considered.

Should you be in a possession of foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).


Ms L Julius Tel No: (022) 487-9304


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