Government Vacancies

Porter Position at Department of Health

Department of Health invites suitably qualified South Africans to apply for a Porter position currently available at Helen Joseph Hospital.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : Helen Joseph Hospital

  • Reference Number : REFS/015850
  • Directorate : Support Service
  • Number of Posts : 5
  • Package : R 107 196.00 per annum plus benefits
  • Enquiries : Ms. G.T Mapengo Tel: 011 489 0074

Requirements :

  • NQF level 3 Certificate or Grade 10 certificate or equivalent qualification. No experience required. EPWP employees will be prioritized. Exposure in the hospital environment will be an added advantage. Competencies: Knowledge of Batho Pele Principles, Patients’ Rights and responsibilities, interpersonal relations skills, telephone etiquette. In order to address the Employment Equity agenda in line with the Employment Equity Plan of the institution, preference will be given to White males and females, Indian males and females as well as Coloured males and females.

Duties :

  • Transport patient from and to different departments. Transport corpses from wards to mortuary. Offload patients from ambulance and private cars to stretchers. Clean stretchers and wheelchairs after usage all the time. Report all faulty and broken equipment to the supervisor. To collect stretchers and wheelchairs around the institution. Must be prepared to work day and night shifts including Sunday and public holidays when allocated. Release bodies after hours and weekends to undertakers when requested to do so. Report non-functional of fridges any faulty, low/high temperatures. Ensure cleanliness of the fridges

Notes :

  • Helen Joseph Hospital is committed to the pursuit of diversity, redress and will promote representation in terms of race, disability and gender. The Institutional Employment Equity Plan will be considered in the process of filling the posts. Applications must be submitted on a New Version of Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated cv. Copies need not be certified when applying for this post. The communication from HR department regarding the requirements for certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore, only shortlisted candidates for the post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. Successful candidates will be subjected to OHS medical surveillance as required by HBA regulations within the OHS Act 85 of 1993, reference check and verification of qualifications will be conducted. Applications must be submitted at Helen Joseph Hospital, No. 1 Perth Road Auckland Park, Johannesburg. (There is an application box at hospital entrance – ask Security Officers on duty for assistance). Alternatively, applications can be posted to Helen Joseph Hospital Private Bag X 47, Auckland Park, 2006; Attention: Human resources department. PLEASE NOTE: The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know. Applications should be delivered by 12h00 (Noon) on the closing date.

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Closing Date : 13-01-2023

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