Cleaner (100 Posts) – Western Cape Department of Health

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R104 073 a year

Full Job Description

Institution: Northern/Tygerberg Sub-Structure (8 posts)
Klipfontein/Mitchell’s Plain Sub-structure (2 posts)
(Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services)

Service benefits:

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

Minimum requirement:

  • Basic numeracy and literacy skills. Abet (be able to read and write).


  • Appropriate cleaning experience in a Health facility and Hospital environment.

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Ability to operate machinery and equipment.
  • Ability to lift/move heavy equipment and supplies.
  • Must be willing to render a shift service on weekends, public holidays, day and night duties; and rotate in different departments according to operational needs and requirements.
  • Competencies (knowledge/skills):
  • Good communication skills (read, speak and write) in at least two of the three languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • General cleaning and maintenance (i.e. dusting, sweeping, polishing, scrubbing and mopping, cleaning windows and walls).
  • Ensure that cleaning equipment, e.g. polishing and scrubbing machines, mops, brooms, and buckets are clean after usage and securely stored.
  • Effective use of cleaning agents and stock as well as elementary stock control.
  • Responsible for a general hygienic and safe environment in terms of standards and procedures to prevent injuries and the spread of infection.
  • Adherence to Covid-19 protocols.
  • Dispose and hand out waste according to waste management policy.

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

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or 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 license and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the aforementioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address indicated in the advertisement. No late, faxed, or e-mailed applications will be accepted.CVs 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, and 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. (Tygerburger/Athlone News 18/5/2022, PSVC 18/2022)


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