Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital : Cleaners (X15 Posts)


CLOSING DATE : 30 October 2020


SALARY : R102 534 – R120 780 per annum (Level 02) (plus benefits)
CENTRE : Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital



Adult Education and Training (AET) Level 4 or equivalent (Grade 9). Basic understanding of Policies (Batho Pele Principles, Patients Right Charter, Occupational Health and Safety, Six Priorities and National Core Standards). Physical ability to operate heavy duty cleaning machines and ability to perform duties that requires moving heavy equipment. Ability to work under pressure. Knowledge of cleaning procedures and basic knowledge of the health systems. 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 self-motivated. Ability to handle tasks of multidisciplinary nature and work independently and in a team. Knowledge of Labour Relations processes. Must be prepared to engage in intensive labour practices. 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. Be prepared to rotate within the scope of work. Must be prepared to work shifts which includes, fixed, after
hours, night duty, weekends and public holidays. Experience in cleaning will be an added advantage. Applicants should be prepared to undergo medical surveillance as an inherent job requirement.



Cleaning of floors (sweep, mop and buffing with cleaning machine). Cleaning of walls, windows, doors, window frames, bathrooms, toilets, dusting etc. cleaning corridors, public toilets, offices, clinics, entrances, stairs, fire escapes, lifts, passages, waiting areas and carpets. Clean body fluids (urine, blood & feaces) and vomit. Removal of general and medical waste. Cleaning bins and flattening of cardboard boxes. Adhere to the Healthcare waste management policy and infection control prescripts. Operate heavy duty cleaning machines. Provide a clean and hygienic environment. Clean outside (surrounding outside the door of the Ward) by sweeping, picking up papers, cigarette stumps and other objects daily. Report broken cleaning machines and equipment to Supervisor. Cleaning of equipment and machines daily after use and store it in a safe secured and lockable area. Wear protective clothing (gloves, mask, goggles and disposal apron) at all times. Completion of daily work activities on cleaning check lists for toilets and Wards/Departments. Comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). Perform other duties as allocated by the supervisor. Be willing to undergo continuous training and development programs. Attend meetings and training as approved by supervisor. Comply with the Performance Management and development programs. Attend meetings and training as approved by supervisor. Comply with the Performance Management and Development System (Contracting, quarterly reviews and final assessment).


ENQUIRIES : Ms J van Rensburg Tel No: (011) 933 8756

APPLICATIONS : Applications should be hand delivered to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital between 8am and 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 or emailed applications will be considered. Applications must be submitted on form Z83 fully completed, obtainable.


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