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Job Title: General Assistant

Anova Health Institute is an NGO devoted to empowering people and improving lives by providing healthcare solutions and support to those in need. Together with SIOC Development Trust (SIOC-CDT), established in 2006 by Sishen Iron Ore Company (SIOC) (PTY) LTD, they are implementing a Mental Health Programme (Psychosocial Support) to reduce premature mortality from non-communicable diseases through prevention, treatment, and the promotion of mental health and wellbeing.

We are looking for a General Assistant to support, coordinate, and manage the cleaning services to ensure efficient operation at our Thabazimbi offices, maintaining a clean, sanitary, and safe facility for staff and clients.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Perform cleaning tasks for the offices, including sweeping, vacuuming every second day, disinfecting, mopping, and dusting daily.
  • Use cleaning materials and equipment as recommended by the supplier.
  • Clean kitchens daily.
  • Empty dustbins and remove waste daily.
  • Clean windows as needed (at reachable level).
  • Comply with all health and safety regulations, such as using a “Wet Floor” sign when mopping.

Materials Management:

  • Report any property damage immediately.
  • Liaise with the office manager to order provisions such as coffee, tea, sugar, milk, and cleaning materials before they run out.
  • Ensure that paper towels, cleaning materials, and groceries are always sufficiently stocked.
  • Safekeep cleaning materials and groceries.

Health & Safety:

  • Adhere to Health and Safety regulations by using protective clothing and equipment.
  • Assist with any ad hoc duties as required.
  • Change bulbs for the office.
  • Serve as the contact person for all tea requests for meetings in the boardroom.
  • Run errands when required.
  • Arrange teas for meetings, including setting up tea trolleys, serving, and clearing up.
  • Help with the movement of office furniture or any movable assets.
  • Assist between both Parktown offices.
  • Perform any other tasks as agreed with the line manager.

Minimum Qualifications, Experience, and Skills Required:

  • Grade 12 or Matric
  • At least 1 year of domestic or office cleaning experience
  • Communication skills and local language ability

Generic Skills:

  • Ability to maintain a professional image.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage own time.
  • Recognize and support business values.
  • Good verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Good team player.

In accordance with our Employment Equity goals and plan, preference will be given to suitable applicants from designated groups as defined in the Employment Equity Act 55 of 1998 and subsequent amendments. Preference will also be given to persons with disabilities.

Anova Health Institute is a provider of essential health services and has a mandatory vaccination policy. Should your application be successful, you will be required to submit your proof of vaccination before commencing employment in the role.

Applicants who have not been contacted within 4 weeks of submitting their application should assume that they have not been successful.


Job Title: General Assistant

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