Cleaner (10 posts) At The Department of Health and Wellness

Institution: Northern/Tygerberg Sub-Structure (8 posts)
Klipfontein/Mitchell’s Plain Sub-structure (2 posts)
(Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services)


Service benefits:

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

Basic numeracy and literacy skills. Abet (be able to read and write).


Appropriate cleaning experience in a Health facility and Hospital environment.

Inherent requirements of the job:

Ability to operate machinery and equipment.
Ability to lift/move heavy equipment and supplies.
Must be willing to render a shift service on weekends, public holidays, day and night duties; and rotate in different departments according to operational needs and requirements.
Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Good communication skills (read, speak and write) in at least two of the three languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

General cleaning and maintenance (i.e. dusting, sweeping, polishing, scrubbing and mopping, cleaning windows and walls).
Ensure that cleaning equipment, e.g. polishing and scrubbing machines, mops, brooms and buckets are clean after usage and securely stored.
Effective use of cleaning agents and stock as well as elementary stock control.
Responsible for general hygienic and safe environment in terms of standards and procedures to prevent injuries and the spread of infection.
Adherence to Covid-19 protocols.
Dispose and handing of waste according to waste management policy.
Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.


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. (Tygerburger/Athlone News 18/5/2022, PSVC 18/2022)

Salary R 104 073 per annum
Salary Level Level 2

Applications To Northern/Tygerberg Sub-Structure: The Director: Northern /Tygerberg Sub-structure Office, Bellville Health Park, Private Bag X1, Bellville 7535.
(For Attention: Ms A Kader)Klipfontein/Mitchell’s Plain Sub-structure: The Director: Klipfontein/Mitchell’s Plain Sub-structure Office, Private Bag X7, Lentegeur, Mitchells Plain, 7789 or 103 Highlands Drive, Lentegeur Hospital, Mitchells Plain, 7785.

For Attention: Mr RS Jonker
Closing Date 10 June 2022
Enquiries Northern/Tygerberg Sub-Structure: Ms A Jaftha, tel: (021) 444 7421
Klipfontein/Mitchell’s Plain Sub-structure: Mr RS Jonker, tel. no. (021) 370 5013

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