General worker


Chief Directorate: Rural Health Services
SALARY : R104 073 per annum
CENTRE : Worcester Hospital

REQUIREMENTS : Minimum requirement: Basic reading, writing and numerical abilities.

Experience: Appropriate experience in the portering services. Inherent
requirements of the job: Willingness to

work shifts including nightshift,
weekends and on public holidays. Must be able to work standby and overtime

including weekends and on public holidays. Must be of sober habits, 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): Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official

languages of the Western Cape. Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Knowledge of the 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 detail in mortuary register.
Efficiently and effectively controlled

equipment and reporting any defects to
trolleys/wheelchairs to supervisor. An effectively supported HR function.

ENQUIRIES : Ms G Piet Tel No: (023) 348–1125

APPLICATIONS : The Chief Executive Officer: Worcester Hospital, Private Bag X3058,
Worcester, 6850.


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

candidates may be subjected to a practical test. Shortlisted candidates with
disabilities are to provide information on

how the selection process can be
adapted to suit their needs for purposes of reasonable accommodation.

CLOSING DATE : 11 November 2022

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