Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital: Cleaner


Directorate: Logistics

SALARY : R145 281 – R171 138 per annum (Level 04) (plus benefits)

CENTRE : Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital REQUIREMENTS : Adult Education and Training (AET) Level 4 or equivalent (Grade 9). Ten (10) years’ experience in a hospital s’ setting of which five (5) years in cleaning. Basic understanding of Policies (Batho Pele Principles, Patients Right Charter, Occupational Health and Safety, Six Priorities and National Core Standards). Ability to work under pressure. Knowledge of cleaning procedures and basic knowledge of the health systems. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skill. Good written and verbal communication skills. Ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders. 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 includes, fixed, after hours, night duty, weekends and public holidays. Applicant should be prepared to undergo Medical surveillance as an inherent job requirement.

DUTIES : Supervision of Cleaners by ensuring that all staff is on duty report any absenteeism to the Manager. Ensure that attendance registers are signed. Develop and update the cleaning rosters. Ensure that Cleaners are precise with time keeping i.e. keep to tea and lunch times and that there are no late comings or early departures. Ensure that Cleaners go on training (including in service training. Daily inspections must be done at the Wards and departments to ensure the cleanliness of patient areas is done (e.g. inside wards, offices, corridors, elevators, steps, kitchens, boardrooms, toilets, bathrooms, rest rooms etc.). Ensure that the Cleaners are using the correct colour code equipment and material in the correct area.

Refuse bags are replaced and used for the correct type of waste (transparent for general waste and red medical refuse bags) Daily checklists must be signed off in the Ward and department as well as the toilets and bathrooms every day after inspection was done. Report any problems by phoning the responsible supervisor for example: Non collection of medical and/or general waste or if the outside surrounding is dirty with papers, garden waste etc. Ensure that your subordinate’s equipment and cleaning machines are clean and neatly stores after work is done. Broken cleaning machines are taken to the Cleaning department for repairs. Cleaning material and chemicals are ordered and issued timeously. Order and issue refuse bags. Ensure that subordinates wear their protective clothing (gloves, mask, goggles and aprons) at all times. Ensure that janitor trolleys are used and fully equipped with right chemicals, equipment and material.

File all completed and signed off daily checklists for evidence during NCS inspections. Disciplinary actions taken (verbal-, first- and final written warning and reporting it to Labour Relations Office, keep record of all warnings). Provide guidance and advice to Cleaners. Evaluate of subordinates (PMDS).

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 8am and 3pm at Ground Floor, Main Admin Building or posted to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Private Bag X01, Pimville, 1808


Email to: mailto:[email protected]

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83 fully completed, obtainable from any Public Service Department. 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. Candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) – Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 off which one must be immediate supervisor, identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, credit/financial stability checks and employment verification).

The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as 148 required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. CHBAH reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for Non-SMS positions during the recruitment process to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity; therefore, all the appointments will be made in accordance with the Employment Equity target of the department. People with disability are encouraged to apply.

CLOSING DATE : 09 October 2020


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