POST 28/347 : PRINCIPAL PORTER
Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services
SALARY : R147 036 per annum
CENTRE : New Somerset Hospital
Minimum educational qualification: Grade 9/Standard 7 or General education and training certificate. Experience: Appropriate experience in porter services in a hospital environment. Inherent requirements of the job: Willingness to perform duties at irregular hours and over time, when required. A valid Code (B/EB) driver’s licence. Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Willingness to cover/work shifts when required. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Ability to achieve and maintain good interpersonal relations with staff and service providers. Knowledge of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. Ability to work independently and in a team context. Knowledge of the grievance procedure, code of good practice: dismissal and disciplinary code and procedure for the public service. Must be of sober habits. Thorough knowledge of contracts, with regards to funeral contractors, the Dead-On-Arrival protocols, the removal of corpses protocol and handling of folders protocol.
Control and manage the utilization of personnel to ensure the patient is transported to treatment areas timeously. Ensure that disciplinary procedures are effectively enforced. Ensure that personnel collect/clean wheelchairs, trolleys and collect blood hampers. Effective execution of all administrative functions applicable on a supervisory level and providing effective support to the Administrative Officer.
Ms F Hardnick Tel No: (021) 402-6623
Applicants apply online: www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs (click “online applications”)
No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Candidates will be required to undertake a practical test.