Steve Biko Academic Hospital Vacancies: Operator and Household Worker

As Gauteng Department of Health provides more and more vacancies for customer satisfaction, all applicants can apply for them. One of them is Steve Biko Academic Hospital vacancies as the position of operator and household worker. Furthermore, once you feel interested with these positions, you can consider these details and information to apply for.

Steve Biko Academic Hospital Vacancies
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Programme Description

Position: Operator and Household Worker

Recruiter: Gauteng Department of Health

Location: Steve Biko Academic Hospital


Operator: R145 281 per annum plus benefits

Household Worker: R102 534 per annum plus benefits

Reference number:

Operator: SBAH 70/2021

Household Worker: SBAH 71/2021


As advertised, there are two different positions which are available to apply for. Moreover, these are the duties of an operator who will work in Steve Biko Academic Hospital.

  • Being responsible for ensuring that instruments and equipment received are in good order and complete
  • Cleaning, packing, and also autoclaving various toweling, gowns, and small packs
  • Handling cooled down items for packing in sterile store area effectively
  • Utilizing of human and financial resources effectively
  • Adhering to safety regulations
  • Maintaining growth or ethical standards and self-development
  • Performing duties as required
  • Lastly, maintaining general hygiene and tidiness of unit

On the other hand, when you prefer working as a household worker, these will be your duties and responsibilities to handle, as follows.

  • Ensuring a clean and secure environment for patients and personnel including cleaning and dusting wards, bathrooms, kitchens, offices, floors, and windows
  • Disposing medical and general waste from the wards
  • Managing dirty linens
  • Collecting and returning food trolleys
  • Serving meals, tea, coffee, and also water to the patients
  • Cleaning, managing, and controlling cutlery and crockery
  • Collecting clean materials and waste containers
  • Unpacking consumables and clean linen
  • Utilizing human and financial resources effectively
  • Adhering to safety regulations
  • Also, performing duties as required per job
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Furthermore, to qualify yourself as an operator, they have to satisfy by having these following requirements.

  • Having Grade 12 or equivalent qualification is the minimum requirement
  • Having background in health care will be an advantage
  • The applicants must have good interpersonal relations and communication skills
  • All applicants must be able to cope with the physical demands of the position
  • Being able to work in a team and under pressure is compulsory
  • Besides, all applicants must be willing to work in shifts, weekends, at night, and also during public holidays

In contrast, these requirements have to be fulfilled when they want to apply for the position of a household worker.

  • All applicants must have the minimum of Grade 10 or equivalent Abet
  • Having the minimum of one year experience working in hospital environment will be a benefit
  • Besides, the applicants must have good interpersonal relations and communication skills
  • They must be physically fit for being able to cope with physical demands of the position
  • Being able to work in a team and under pressure is compulsory
  • Also, willing to work in shifts, weekends, public holidays, and night duty is obligatory


In addition, having met all the requirements does not further guarantee that you will get the position. Thus, in the following, there are all the compulsory documents that all applicants must complete.

  • A Z83 form
  • An identity document
  • Also, certified copies of qualifications

For applying, the applicants can send these documents to Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Private Bag X169, Pretoria, 0001. Alternatively, applicants can also hand deliver them to Cnr Malherbe & Steve Biko Road, Main Entrance at Level 3.

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Moreover, do not forget to clearly indicate the position and reference number while applying. In fact, the recruiter is not tolerating any late and incomplete application. Consequently, you have to recheck before finally submitting the application.


Moreover, had you any enquiries related to Steve Biko Academic Hospital vacancies, you can contact Mrs. AM Mowayo at (012) 354 1716.

Closing Date

Finally, the closing date of Steve Biko Academic Hospital will be on 16 July 2021.