General worker

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER

SALARY : R331 188 per annum
CENTRE : Office of the Chief Director: Metro Health Services


REQUIREMENTS : Minimum educational qualification: Appropriate three-year National Diploma or


Degree. Experience: Appropriate experience in applying legislation and
policies related to Occupational Health and

Safety, Health Care Waste
Management and Environmental Health. Inherent requirement of the job: A


valid (Code B/EB) drivers’ licence. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Project
Management, Research, Policy

Development and Practical knowledge of
relevant legislation and policies related to Occupational Health and Safety and


Health Care Waste Management. Good organizational, interpersonal,
leadership, conflict resolution and

problem-solving skills and attention to detail
and the ability to work independently.

Computer literacy and thorough
knowledge of computer systems (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and good


verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work with a multi-disciplinary
team within the parameters of matrix

management to ensure good quality
Healthcare in the Institution, understanding healthcare legislation and related


legal and ethical healthcare practices.
DUTIES : Ensure WCGHW -METRO facilities comply with relevant Occupational Health


and Safety and Health Care Waste Management requirements, legislation,
codes of practice, standards, and norms.

Investigate, report on, and assist with
resolving Occupational Health and Safety and Health Care Waste incidents at


facilities, manage and facilitate Occupational Health and Safety and Health
Care Waste Management training at

WCGHW – Metro facilities. Promote
Occupational Health and Safety and Health Care Waste awareness at WCGH-


Metro facilities and maintain a Health Care Waste Management database and
develop reports. Development of policies,

standard operating procedures,
norms, and standards. Conducting site visits and inspections. Compilation of

reports and reports writing and collating information and maintaining
databases.


ENQUIRIES : Ms N Raymond Tel No: (021) 815-8896 email:
natasha.raymond@westerncape.gov.za


APPLICATIONS : Applicants apply online: www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs (click “online
applications”)


NOTE : No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. All short-listed
candidates may be subjected to competency testing.


CLOSING DATE : 19 December 2022

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