WCDOH Jobs 2022 – Housekeeping Supervisor


In line with the Employment Equity Plan of the Department of Health it is our intention with this advertisement to achieve equity in the workplace by promoting equal opportunities and fair treatment in employment through the elimination of unfair discrimination.

NOTE : It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department. Kindly note that excess personnel will receive preference.

ERRATUM: Kindly note that the advert for the post of Director: Labour Relations Chief Director: People Management, advertised in Public Service Vacancy Circular 39 dated 14 October 2022 with ref number: Post 39/265 has been amended as follows: Post Tile: Director: Employee Relations.

The Department of Health and Wellness is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in the regard will be appreciated.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for any of the positions advertised by the Western Cape Government.

Housekeeping Supervisor

Employment Type: Permanent

Reference No: MHS310/2022

Lentegeur Hospital

Appropriate cleaning, Linen and housekeeping experience in a hospital environment.
Minimum Educational Qualification:
General Education and Training Certificate (GETC)/Grade 9 (Std 7).
Mr. Z Gayiya / Ms. B McKay, tel. no. (021) 370-1341/ 1404/1248.
Competencies (Knowledge/Skills):
Proper working knowledge of all cleaning, linen and housekeeping policies, protocols, procedures and good work ethics. Good interpersonal, organising and decision-making skills. Knowledge of safety and hygiene standards. Ability to communicate (verbally and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Knowledge of inventory/stock control. Ability to work in a team and independently.
Duties (Key Result Areas/Outputs):
Responsible for overall control, organising, performing and coordinating of tasks related to food, linen and hygiene services. Ensure the control of cleaning, sorting, counting, unpacking and wash/sluice linen and patient clothing. Effective management with regard to ordering, utilization, control of cleaning, household items and equipment. Responsible for record-keeping and compilation of reports. Coordination of the provision of effective training appropriate to service delivery. Effectively manage the utilisation and supervision of resources as well related HR matters.
Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a competency test.
Inherent Requirement Of The Job:
Willingness to work shifts, weekends and public holidays. Overtime and relief work in other wards to ensure effective provision of services.
R 147,459- R 173,706 per annum Annual salary plus service benefits (13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance).
Starting Date:
10/14/2022 12:00:00 AM
Candidates may be subjected to a competency test. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. As directed by the Department of Public Service and 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 and previous employment.

  • It will be expected of candidates to be conversant in at least two of the official languages (English/Afrikaans/Xhosa) of the Western Cape.
  • It will be expected of shortlisted candidates to be:
  • available at the venue on the time and date as determined by the Department and
  • bring along recently (not older than 6 months) certified copies of your Identity Document (ID), driver’s license (if applicable for the post), qualification and/or proof of registration at relevant statutory body. Failure to adhere to the aforementioned may lead to his/her application being disqualified and not further considered.
Closing date: 11/4/2022 12:00:00 AM

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