Dept of Health Western Cape Vacancies: Driver and Food Service Aid

Sometimes working in medical or hospital environment can be tricky. It may seem tiring but it can be exciting as well. You will deal a lot of people who can share stories and you can have more networks there. Besides, do not forget about the experience you will have. When you like working in medical environment, you should never miss these Dept of Health Western Cape vacancies. For the details, you can check this following information.

Dept of Health Western Cape Vacancies
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Programme Description

Position: Driver and Food Service Aid

Recruiter: Department of Health Western Cape


Driver: Oral Health Centres

Food Service Aid: Beaufort West Hospital


Driver: R122 595 per annum

Food Service Aid: R102 534 per annum


Furthermore, being a driver requires you to be able to handle these following duties from time to time.

  • Transporting both the students and staffs to the satellite Clinics and hospital
  • Transporting emergency patients and also visitors
  • Being responsible for the completion of prescribed log sheets
  • Keeping the vehicles clean
  • Posting parcels and letters
  • Collecting and distributing all mail
  • Assisting with driving of dental mobile bus

Moreover, when you prefer working as a food service aid, you have to comprehend these duties and responsibilities to handle.

  • Performing all tasks emanating from preparing and serving food
  • Maintaining general hygiene and safety standards in the Food Service Unit
  • Assisting in the receiving, stock controlling of food supplies, and safe storage
  • Assisting with the informal in-service training of new employees
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In addition, there are some requirements for those who wish to work as a driver.

  • Having the basic numeracy and literacy skill is must
  • The applicants must have appropriate driving experience in Hospital environment
  • Having a valid driver’s license code C1 and Public Drivers Permit (PDP) is compulsory
  • Having the ability to understand and communicate effectively in at least two out of three official languages of Western Cape
  • The applicants must have good driving skills, communication and interpersonal skills

However, these following requirements are compulsory to possess when you want to apply as the food service aid.

  • Having the basic numeracy and literacy skill is must
  • The applicants must have appropriate experience in Industrial Food Service Unit within the setting of hospital
  • Being able to lift heavy objects
  • Being willing to work in shift during weekends and public holidays
  • Having the ability to communicate efficiently in at least two out of three official languages of Western Cape is obligatory
  • Having proper knowledge of hygiene, occupational health, safety principles and HACCP is compulsory


In addition, the applicant must complete these following documents to facilitate the recruiter to consider hiring you.

  • A copy of ID
  • A comprehensive CV
  • Copies of qualifications

Consequently, these documents can be delivered to The Dean or Manager, Oral Health Centres, Private Bag X1, Tygerberg, 7505 for attention Ms N Jooste for the position of driver. Meanwhile, for the position of food service aid, you can send the applications to The District Manager, Garden Route District Office, Private Bag X6592, George, 6530 for attention Ms S Pienaar.

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Moreover, for any queries about driver’s position you can contact Mr Z. Karoodien at (021) 937 3015. Meanwhile, when you have some questions about the position of a food service aid, you can contact Ms E Brits at (023) 414 8283.

Closing Date

The latest submission of all applications for Dept of Health Western Cape vacancies will be on 23 April 2021.