HOUSEKEEPING SUPERVISOR in Mitchells Plain District Hospital, 07 October 2016



*Position Title:



Mitchells Plain District Hospital

*Position Type: 



R119 154 per year

*Job Description:

Key result areas/outputs:

  • Effectively supervise and manage household staff: responsible for planning duty rosters, daily tasks, staff allocation, annual leave, performance evaluation, in service training, discipline, grievance handling and conflict management.
  • Quality assurance by means of effective Infection prevention and control and risk management: implement relevant policies, protocols and procedures.
  • Ensure maintenance of clean, safe, and hygienic environment within the hospital wards at all times.
  • Stock control which includes: manage, order and control of household equipment, supplies and provisioning.
  • Up to date inventory and loss control of kitchen appliances and linen at ward level.
  • Client care: coordinate, prepare and serve patient meals according to set standards.


Minimum educational qualification:

General education and training Certificate (GETC)/grade 9 (Std 7).


Experience in household service in a Ward//Hospital environment or Frail Care Centre.

Inherent requirements of the job:

  • Ability and willingness to work shifts, including weekends, public holidays and night duty.
  • Relief according to the needs of the service.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Ability to read, speak and write in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
  • Supervisory skills and optimal utilization of subordinates.
  • Knowledge of disciplinary code of conduct.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

*How to Apply:

The Chief Executive Officer: Mitchell’s Plain District Hospital, AZ Berman Drive, Lentegeur or Private Bag X9, Mitchell’s Plain, 7789.

*Contact Information:

Ms A Brown

☎ Tel: (021) 377-4410

*Closing Date:

07 October 2016

*Additional Information:

It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department. Kindly note that excess personnel will receive preference.

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