POST 31/247: PORTER SALARY: R102 534 per annum

SALARY: R102 534 per annum 

CENTRE: Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital 


Minimum requirement: Basic literacy and numeracy skills. Experience: Appropriate porter duty experience in a hospital environment. Inherent requirements of the job: Willingness to work shifts including nightshifts, weekends, and public holidays. Willingness to handle bodies (corpses). Ability to handle heavy objects. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. 


Accompany walking patients and transport sitting/non-walking patients per wheelchair/trolley from reception to the wards or from the wards to the treatment centers. Direct or accompany visitors to various destinations. Assist with the loading of patients in/out of ambulances/vehicles and transfer of patients to beds/trolleys and vice versa. Carry medical and other documentation (patient files, reports, etc.) towards/treatment areas. Assist with shifting of medical equipment to and from rooms. Responsible for the cleanliness and reporting of defects of trolleys and wheelchairs. Assist with the transportation of corpses from wards. Transport of Blood and Specimen. 

ENQUIRIES: Mr F Snyders Tel No: (021) 658 5457 


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


Ms. T Nqola NOTE: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

CLOSING DATE: 17 September 2021 


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.