Unemployed People with Standard 8/ Grade 10, ABET Wanted at Public Hospital

Reference Number(George Herald 20/2/2020, PSVC 6/2020)
ComponentDepartment of Health
JobInstitution: George Regional Hospital (Chief Directorate: Rural Health Services)

Core Title: Artisan and Support Personnel

Service benefits: 

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

Minimum requirement:

  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills.


  • Appropriate experience within a health workshop environment.

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Must be prepared to work overtime.
  • Capability to do strenuous physical labour.
  • A valid (Code B/EB) driver’s licence.
  • Perform relief duties where required.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Ability to optimally utilise allocated resources such as materials, tools and equipment.
  • Knowledge of the application of the requirements of the Machinery and Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • Complete and efficient execution of instructions which include, amongst other, general maintenance.
  • Assist with engineering projects, maintenance and repairs, installations and alterations.
  • Strict adherence to the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Assist Handymen and Artisans in the performance of their duties.
  • Exercise control over tools, equipment and materials.

Note: Shortlisted candidates may be subjected to a competency assessment. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or www.westerncape.gov.za) 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. (George Herald 20/2/2020, PSVC 6/2020)

SalaryR 102 534 per annum
Salary LevelLevel 2
Applications ToChief Executive Officer: George Hospital
Private Bag X6534
(Attention: Mr BH Cassiem)
Closing Date6 March 2020
EnquiriesMr L du Plessis
Tel: (044) 802-4488
See HOW TO APPLY for directions on applying for this job > 

Author: Admin

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