Cleaners: Paarl Laboratory

Closing Date 4 April 2022
Salary R 104 073 per annum
Salary Level Level 2
Reference Number: (Paarl Post 17/3/2022, PSVC 9/2022)
Component: Department of Health
Job Institution: Forensic Pathology Service, Paarl Laboratory
(Chief Directorate: Emergency and Clinical Services Support)

Service benefits:

13th cheque, employer’s contribution to pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance

Minimum requirements:

Basic numeracy and literacy

Appropriate experience in cleaning mortuary, hospital or laboratory environments.
Competencies (knowledge/skills):

Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Knowledge of and exposure to cleaning environment, equipment, materials and chemicals.
Ability to work in the vicinity of corpses (mutilated, decomposed, infectious viruses, etc).
No Criminal Record.
Duties (key result areas/outputs):

Effectively maintain a high standard of cleanliness and hygiene in the facility and surrounding grounds.
Apply occupational health and safety measures.
Provide clean, safe and hygienic environment in terms of standards and procedures to prevent injuries and the spread of infection which includes: sweeping, scrubbing, mopping of floors, dusting, polishing of floors and furniture, emptying bins daily, cleaning of windows, cleaning of offices, kitchen, dissection areas, trolleys, body pans, instruments, light shades, walls and all toilets, sluices and drains.
Ensure that cleaning equipment e.g. polishing and scrubbing machines, mops, brooms, buckets etc. are clean after usage and securely stored.
Effectively use cleaning agents and stock as well as elementary stock control.
Clean, wash and disinfect all official vehicles and equipment weekly or when request so.
Attend in-service training appropriate to service delivery and optimal support to supervisor and colleagues by establishing a hygienic environment.
Note: No payment of any kind is required is required when applying for this post.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms obtainable from any Government department must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the afore-mentioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated on the advertisement. No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. CV’s will not be returned. Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.

As directed by the Department of Public Service & Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment.

The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with a disability are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. (Paarl Post 17/3/2022, PSVC 9/2022)

Applications To
Forensic Pathology Service, Francie Van Zijl Avenue,
Tygerberg P O Box 19071, Tygerberg, 7505,
tel: +27 21 928-1505, fax: +27 21 928-1570.
For Attention: Ms C Machelm

Ms D Ontong
Tel: (021) 862-2047

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