Western Cape Dept of Health – Porter 2019

West Coast District
SALARY: R102 534 per annum
CENTRE: Swartland Hospital

REQUIREMENTS: Minimum requirement: Basic literacy and numeracy. Experience: Appropriate Porter experience. Inherent requirement of the job: Willingness to work shifts and over weekends. Ability to perform tasks such as lifting of patients from/onto beds, trolleys and wheelchairs. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

DUTIES: Safe transport of patients on trolleys and wheelchairs to and from different departments/wards and in and out of ambulances. Collect and distribute patient records and relevant documentation. Assist with shifting of medical equipment. Take responsibility for the transportation of corpses from wards to the mortuary and perform relevant duties in mortuary. Respond to request from wards/departments.

ENQUIRIES: Mr G Waneburg Tel No: (022) 487-9202

APPLICATIONS: The District Director: West Coast District Office, Private Bag X15, Malmesbury, 7299


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

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on the prescribed form Z83 [obtainable from any Public Service Department office], which must be originally signed and dated by the applicant and which must be accompanied by a detailed comprehensive CV and certified copies of original educational qualification certificates (not copies of certified copies), driver’s license (where it is required) and certified copy of ID document. Failure to comply with the above instructions will result in applications being disqualified. Applicants applying for more than one post must submit a separate form Z83 (as well as the documentation mentioned above) in respect of each post being applied for. Under no circumstances will photostat copies or faxed copies of application documents be accepted. Applicants, who do not receive confirmation or feedback within two (2) months from the closing date, must accept that their applications were unsuccessful. Due to the large volume of applications to be processed, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged. Applicants must also quote the relevant reference number and the name of the publication in which they saw the advertisement. Applicants, who do not comply with the instructions indicated above, will be disqualified. Applications received after the closing date will be disqualified. Candidates should not send their applications through registered mail as the Department will not take the responsibility for non-collection of these applications. It is our intention to promote representivity in the Department through the filling of these posts. The candidature of applicants from designated groups, especially in respect of people with disabilities, will receive preference. It must further be noted that all recommended candidates will be subjected to suitability checks prior to being appointed.

CLOSING DATE: 14 June 2019.