POST 35/217 : PORTER
Chief Directorate: Rural Health Services
SALARY : R125 373 per annum
CENTRE : Worcester Regional Hospital
REQUIREMENTS : Minimum requirement: Basic reading, writing and numerical abilities.
Experience: Appropriate experience in the portering services. Inherent
requirements of the job: Ability to communicate in at least two of the three
official languages of the Western Cape. Willingness to work shifts including
nightshift, weekends and public holidays. Must be able to work standby and
overtime including weekends and on public holidays. Must be of sober habits,
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physically fit to lift patients and heavy equipment. Physically able to be on one’s
feet for long periods. Must be prepared to handle bodies (corpses).
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Good interpersonal and communication
skills. Knowledge of safe infection prevention methods. Ability to work
independently, under pressure, unsupervised and in a team context.
DUTIES : Efficient and safe handling and transportation of patients. Assist with the
loading of patients in/out of ambulances/vehicles. Render assistance to
nursing staff with the transfer of patients to beds/trolleys and vice versa.
Effectively and efficiently managed Mortuary Services, including transportation
of corpses from wards to the mortuary and entering details in the mortuary
register. Efficiently and effectively controlled equipment and report any defects
to trolleys/wheelchairs to the supervisor. An effectively supported HR function.
ENQUIRIES : Ms G Piet Tel No: (023) 348 1125
APPLICATIONS : The Chief Executive Officer: Worcester Regional Hospital, Private Bag X3058,
FOR ATTENTION : Mr RM Hill
NOTE : Shortlisted candidates may be subjected to a practical test. No payment of any
kind is required when applying for this post.
CLOSING DATE : 20 October 2023
APPLICATIONS : Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To apply submit your
application online only: via http://www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or
CLOSING DATE : 16 October 2023
NOTE : All shortlisted candidates must make themselves available to be interviewed at
a date, time and place as decided by the selection panel. Please ensure that
you submit your application on or before the closing date as no late applications
will be considered. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of
the employing department. Kindly note that technical support is only available
from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any
difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861
370 214. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that
intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will
be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical
exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic
managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA directive
on the implementation of competency-based assessments). The competency
assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the
mandated DPSA SMS Competency Assessment tools. The nominated
candidate will be required to complete the Senior Management Pre-Entry
Programme before they may be appointed into this post. The purpose of the
Senior Management Pre-Entry Programme, which is a public service specific
training programme applicable to all applicants who aspire to join the SMS, is
to ensure that potential SMS members have a background on processes and
procedures linked to the SMS. The duration of the online Pre-Entry Programme
is 120 notional hours (15 days). Full details may be sourced by the following
Furthermore, thanks to the huge public interest we receive many applications
for our positions, and as such will not be able to respond personally to all
applications. Therefore, should you not hear from us within 10 weeks from
close of advert please consider your application unsuccessful.