Food Services Aid at Tygerburger hospital


Reference Number (Tygerburger 24/10/2018, PSVC 43/2018)
Component Department of Health
Job Institution: Karl Bremer Hospital (Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services)

Core Title: Health Associated Sciences And Support Personnel

Service benefits: 

  • 13th cheque, employer’s contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance.

Minimum requirement: 

  • Basic numeracy and literacy.


  • Appropriate experience in an Industrial Food Services Unit.

Inherent requirements of the job: 

  • Willingness to work shifts, weekends and public holidays.
  • Physically strong enough to lift heavy objects and be on their feet the entire day.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • The ability to function in a group and to work under pressure.
  • Knowledge of HACCP, National Guidelines of safe preparation, storage and handling of powdered infant formula for Health Facilities and Home Environment and Health and Safety policies.
  • Knowledge of basic cleaning and maintenance of equipment used in the milk kitchen and Food Service Unit.
  • Knowledge with regards to the functioning of a hospital milk kitchen.
  • The ability to read, speak and write in two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Duties (key result areas/outputs):

  • The preparation and distribution of milk feeds to the wards, according to prescribed standardised recipes and the standard operation plan, and temperature control during the various processes.
  • Assist with the receipt, storage and stock control of food and milk kitchen supplies.
  • Maintain record keeping and statistics of milk feeds delivered to the wards.
  • Pre-prepare and prepare, dish up and distribute normal and special diets.
  • Follow and maintain general hygiene and safety directives in the food service unit and milk kitchen including for the use of apparatus and equipment, and washing of crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils.
  • Maintain safety measures for apparatus and equipment, and report broken apparatus and equipment.
  • Assist with the informal in-service training of new employees.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Short-listed candidates will be expected to complete a practical test.

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS: Z83 forms (obtainable from any Government department or must: Be completed in full, clearly reflect the name of the position, name and date of the publication (candidates may use this as reference), be signed, accompanied by a comprehensive CV, the names of 3 referees and certified copies of ID, driver’s licence and qualification/s. A separate application form must be completed for each post. Applications without the afore-mentioned will not be considered. Applications must be forwarded to the address as indicated on the advertisement. No late, faxed or e-mailed applications will be accepted. CV’s will not be returned. Excess personnel will receive preference. Applications, which are received after the closing date, will not be considered. Further communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not received a response from the Department within 3 months of the closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful. It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department.

As directed by the Department of Public Service & 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, credit records and previous employment.

The Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in this regard will be appreciated. This posts was also advertised in the (Tygerburger 24/10/2018, PSVC 43/2018)

Salary R 96 549 per annum
Salary Level Level 2
Applications To The Medical Manager: Karl Bremer Hospital
Private Bag X1
(Attention Ms A Dyers)
Closing Date 16 November 2018
Enquiries Mr R Broekhuizen
Tel: (021) 918-1385
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