Baragwanath Academic Hospital looking for CLEANERS – REF NO: CHBAH: 333 (X15 POSTS)

Directorate: Logistics (Cleaning)

SALARY: R102 534 – R120 780 per annum (Level 02 and plus benefits)

CENTRE: Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital

CLOSING DATE: 30 October 2020

REQUIREMENTS: Adult Education and Training (AET) Level 4 or equivalent (Grade 9). Basic understanding of Policies (Batho Pele Principles, Patients Right Charter, Occupational Health and Safety, Six Priorities, and National Core Standards). Physical ability to operate heavy-duty cleaning machines and the ability to perform duties that requires moving heavy equipment. Ability to work under pressure. Knowledge of cleaning procedures and basic knowledge of the health systems. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders. Ability to work independently and in a team. Ability to communicate well with people at different levels. Ability to organize and plan. Ability to act with tact and discretion. Must be self-motivated. Ability to handle tasks of multidisciplinary nature and work independently and in a team. Knowledge of Labour Relations processes. Must be prepared to engage in intensive labour practices. High level of reliability. Good customer skills and competencies. Ability to handle information confidentially. Must be able to work under pressure and to take initiative. Be prepared to rotate within the scope of work. Must be prepared to work shifts which include, fixed, after hours, night duty, weekends and public holidays. Experience in cleaning will be an added advantage. Applicants should be prepared to undergo medical surveillance as an inherent job requirement.

DUTIES: Cleaning of floors (sweep, mop and buffing with cleaning machine). Cleaning of walls, windows, doors, window frames, bathrooms, toilets, dusting etc. cleaning corridors, public toilets, offices, clinics, entrances, stairs, fire escapes, lifts, passages, waiting areas and carpets. Clean body fluids (urine, blood & feaces) and vomit. Removal of general and medical waste. Cleaning bins and flattening of cardboard boxes. Adhere to the Healthcare waste management policy and infection control prescripts. Operate heavy-duty cleaning machines. Provide a clean and hygienic environment. Clean outside (surrounding outside the door of the Ward) by sweeping, picking up papers, cigarette stumps and other objects daily. Report broken cleaning machines and equipment to Supervisor. Cleaning of equipment and machines daily after use and store it in a safe secured and lockable area. Wear protective clothing (gloves, mask, goggles and disposal apron) at all times. Completion of daily work activities on cleaning checklists for toilets and Wards/Departments. Comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). Perform other duties as allocated by the supervisor. Be willing to undergo continuous training and development programs. Attend meetings and training as approved by the supervisor. Comply with the Performance Management and Development System (Contracting, quarterly reviews and final assessment).

ENQUIRIES: Ms. J van Rensburg Tel No: (011) 933 8756

APPLICATIONS: Applications should be hand-delivered to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital between 8 am and 3 pm at Ground Floor, Main Admin Building or posted to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Private Bag X01, Pimville, 1808. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered. Applications must be submitted on form Z83 fully completed, obtainable.

NOTE: from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV that specifies the following: All experience indicating the position, institution and respective dates (DD/MM/YY). Documents to be attached are ID document, copies of qualification/s including matric and relevant council registration certificate and proof of current registration (Where applicable). Relevant service certificates. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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