Cleaner Wanted At Department of Health


Closing Date: 12 June 2020

Salary: R 102 534 per annum

Institution: Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory

Service benefits:

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


Minimum requirements:

  • Ability to read and write.

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Render a shift service on weekends and public holidays, on day and night duty when required.
  • Must be physical fit to handle industrial cleaning equipment.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Ability to communicate effectively in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key results areas/outputs):

  • Responsible for cleaning duties, including sweeping, dusting, mopping, scrubbing, polishing, refuse handling and maintenance of general neatness and hygiene of the area.
  • Effective utilisation of cleaning materials and equipment.
  • Ensure that cleaning equipment is clean after usage and securely stored.
  • Effectively use cleaning agents and stock as well as elementary stock control.
  • Responsible for general hygienic and safe environment in terms of standards and procedures.
  • Optimal support to supervisor and colleagues.

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 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. (People’s Post 2/6/2020, Vukani 4/6/2020, PSVC 14/2020)


Applications To The Chief Executive Officer: Groote Schuur Hospital,
Private Bag X4, Observatory, 7935.
(For the Attention: 
Mr MS Benjamin)


Enquiries Mr E Cassiem
Tel: (021) 404-3237


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