x18 Ward Attendants Posts at the Gauteng Department of Health (South Africa National Dept of Health)

  • CENTRE: Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (CHBAH)
  • SALARY: R107 196 per annum (Level 02), (plus benefits)

POST: WARD ATTENDANTS REF NO: CHBAH 628 (X18 POSTS)- Directorate: Nursing

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CENTRE: Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (CHBAH)


Adult Education and Training (AET) Level 3 or equivalent Grade 5-7 No experience Competencies/Knowledge/Skills Excellent interpersonal and organizational skill. Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders. Ability to work independently and in a team. Ability to communicate well with people at different levels. Ability to organize and plan. Ability to act with tact and discretion. Must be selfmotivated. Ability to handle tasks of multidisciplinary nature and work independently and in a team. High level of reliability. Good customer skills and competencies. Ability to handle information confidentially. Must be able to work under pressure and to take initiative. Basic understanding of Policies (Batho Pele Principles, Patients Right Charter, Occupational Health and Safety, Six Priorities and National Core Standards). Knowledge of regulations and the legislative framework related to Supply Chain Management


Clean And Create and Orderly Environment: In Ward Prepare disinfectant solution for the day’s use. Carbonise and make beds after patient has demised, discharged, or transferred. Prepare boxes/ bins for disposal of medical waste and place red plastic bag inside Label boxes /bins and place them in the designated area for collection. Provide and change refuse bags in the ward. Ensure and maintain cleanliness in all areas in the ward. Clean equipment and furniture used in the ward. Clean medical equipment under supervision e.g., vital monitors, drip stands. Replenish toilet paper, hand towels and soap in the toilet, bathrooms, and hand basins. Receive, count, record and store clean linen from the laundry. Sorting and sealing of contaminated linen. Adhere to policies and procedures. Proper utilization of cleaning materials. Adhere to recommended dress code (protective clothing). Ensure waste is sorted accordingly. Assist with messaging when necessary. Replenish /supply linen/draw sheets. Ensure A Clean Environment In The Kitchen. Provide the patients with water, ice, water bottles and glasses. Cleaning of food utensils. Care for and cleaning of the kitchen floor, cupboards, and walls. Controlling of crockery and stock in the unit kitchen and report to supervisor. Prepare food trolley and serve. Help with feeding of patients under supervision of nursing staff. Remove leftovers and clean. Wash baby bottles (for lodger babies). Defrost and cleaning of fridges in the unit once a week. Ensure a clean environment in the Sluice Room Clean and tidy sluice room. Clean urinals, bedpans, wash basins and small bowls. Disinfect, bedpans, urinals, washbasin, and small bowls. Provide A Support Role for the Nursing Personnel to Ensure a Quality Health Care Updated inventory available. Assist supervisor with inventory count. Availability of cleaning material.
ENQUIRIES: Mr B Mulaudzi Tel No: (011) 933 9779/0134


Applications can be hand delivered to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital from 8am to 3pm at Ground Floor, Main Admin Building or posted to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Private Bag X01, Pimville, 1808. No faxed applications will be considered.


Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 form. The application form is obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. The new Z83 must be fully completed (please refer on the left side of Z83 special notes for clarity), it must be initialled and signed. On the Z83 the Department where position was advertised it should state Department of Health (Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital). According to Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Circular 19 of 2022, applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications, service certificate and other relevant documents on application but must submit a fully completed Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae. The Curriculum Vitae should be recently updated that specifies the following: All experience should be in a chronological order indicating the position, institution and respective dates indicating the starting and ending period (DD/MM/YYYY). The information on the new Z83 must be in sync with the Curriculum Vitae. Only shortlisted candidates will be required/requested to submit certified copies of qualifications, service certificate and other relevant documents on or before the interview. Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) –Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 off which one must be immediate supervisor, the Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond names provided, where necessary. Failure to submit all the relevant information preceding the statement above will result in disqualifying the candidate. Identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, credit/financial stability checks and employment verification. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. CHBAH reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for non SMS positions during the recruitment process to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). The Department reserve the right not to fill the post. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Z83 Application form

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