General worker


SALARY : R107 196 per annum
CENTRE : Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital

REQUIREMENTS : Minimum requirements: Basic literacy and numeracy skills. Experience:
Appropriate experience in cleaning

hospital or health environments. Inherent
requirements of the job: Ability to lift/move heavy objects and working at
heights requiring the use of a stepladder.

Willingness to work shifts, public
holidays, weekends, overtime and night duty. Relief in other departments when
necessary. Willingness to undergo formal

and informal training. Competencies
(knowledge/skills): Knowledge of Infection Control and Occupational Health
and Safety. Good interpersonal skills with

the rest of the multi-disciplinary team
as well as the public. Communication skills in at least two of the three official
languages of the Western Cape. Good

communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work in a team environment and independently.

DUTIES : Responsible for cleaning duties i.e. sweeping, dusting, emptying bins daily,
mopping, scrubbing and polishing, cleaning windows, deep cleaning of toilets,

general refuse and medical waste handling and maintenance of general
neatness and hygiene (adhere to OSH and IPC policies). Perform patient’s and

parents’ meal serving and cleaning of crockery and cutlery (according to
HACCP principles and food service unit policies). Effective use of machinery,

maintenance and safekeeping of consumables and equipment. Attend in-
service training and render support to the supervisor with regards to general

housekeeping duties. Handling of linen (soiled lined, dirty lined, clean linen,
counting of linen, packing linen room, etc.) Assist in performing ad-hoc duties

within the hospital.
ENQUIRIES : Ms L Chenga Tel No: (021) 658 5436 / Ms S Cupido Tel No: (021)658 5452

APPLICATIONS : To the Chief Executive Officer: Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital,
Private Bag X5, Rondebosch, 7700.

NOTE : No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
CLOSING DATE : 31 March 2023

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