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Job Opportunity: Driver at Department of Health

Reference Number: refs/020271

Directorate: Transport Department

Number of Posts: 1

Package: R171 537.00

Enquiries: Mr. AV Gumede: 011 812 8300


  • Minimum of Grade 10 or equivalent with 2 years driving experience.
  • Valid code 10 (C1)/(EB) driver’s license and valid PDP.
  • Ability to work under pressure, both independently and as part of a team.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to work shifts and on public holidays.
  • Proficiency in operating a tractor.


  • Transport patients, staff, documents, and other items to and from various destinations.
  • Perform regular vehicle checks and report any defects immediately.
  • Adhere to Occupational Health and Safety regulations.
  • Provide professional assistance and guidance as needed.
  • Ensure proper maintenance and cleanliness of government vehicles.
  • Familiarity with transport policies and Government Fleet procedures.


  • Applicants must complete the new Z83 form effective from January 1, 2021.
  • Submit a detailed CV with names of two referees.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents.
  • Successful applicants will undergo Occupational Health and Safety Medical Surveillance.
  • Verification of qualifications, references, financial information, and criminal record check will be conducted.
  • Applications must be submitted to Far East Rand Hospital, Human Resource Department, or online at
  • The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts.

Employer: Department of Health

Location: Far East Rand Hospital

Closing Date: 03-04-2024


Job Vacancy: Assistant Manager Nursing (Specialty) x1

Institution: Hlabisa Hospital
Component: Primary Health Care Clinics
Reference No.: HLH01/2024
Salary Notch: R683,838.00 per annum
Other Benefits: 13th cheque, 12% Rural Allowance, Homeowners Allowance (Employee must meet prescribed requirements), Medical Aid (Optional)

Minimum Requirements for the Post:

  • National Senior Certificate / Grade 12
  • Appropriate National Diploma / Degree in General Nursing Science and Midwifery
  • Minimum of ten (10) years appropriate/recognizable experience in Nursing after registration as a Professional Nurse with the SANC in General Nursing
  • At least six (6) years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognizable experience after obtaining the one (1) year Post Basic qualification in Clinical Nursing Science, Health Assessment, Treatment and Care (PHC)
  • At least three (3) years of the period referred to above must be appropriate/recognizable experience at PHC management level
  • Proof of current registration with SANC receipt as a Professional Nurse (2024)
  • Computer literacy
  • Valid driver’s license

Note: Certificate of service from previous employers is compulsory, which must be endorsed and signed by Human Resource Management.


  • Degree/Diploma in Nursing Management will be advantageous.

Knowledge, Skills, Training & Competencies Required:

  • In-depth knowledge of nursing legislation and related legal and ethical practices
  • In-depth knowledge of primary health care protocols and guidelines
  • Basic understanding and knowledge of HR and financial policies
  • Good report writing and facilitation skills
  • Good communication skills both verbal and written
  • Conflict management skills
  • Good interpersonal and team-building skills
  • Good supervisory skills

Key Performance Areas:

  • Assist all PHC facilities in the implementation of norms and standards including Ideal Clinic Realization and Maintenance Programme in response to current deficiencies in the quality of PHC services
  • Improve maternal and child health according to the sustainable development goals
  • Monitor EPI and Immunization programs to reduce child mortality
  • Supervise and monitor OPD and eye clinic services
  • Enhance the saving mothers programme
  • Manage the provision of high-quality nursing service in the department
  • Ensure the development and implementation of clinical policies, procedures, and guidelines for policies and other related programs/projects
  • Maintain clinical/good governance, through quality service, innovation, and nursing care by upholding relevant principles
  • Ensure staff development and performance by implementing EPMDS and other related Human Resource policies
  • Ensure effective utilization of all resources in the department
  • Ensure implementation of appropriate infection control measures within the department
  • Ensure implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of all programs
  • Monitor and ensure that all nurses are licensed to practice
  • Deal with grievance and labor relations issues in line with HR prescripts

Enquiries: Mrs. B.S.V Ndlovu Tel: 035 838 8610
Applications must be forwarded to:
Human Resource Department
Hlabisa Hospital
Private Bag X 5001
Hand Deliver to: Hlabisa Hospital, 60 Saunders Street, Hlabisa 3937
Email to:

Closing Date for Applications: 29 March 2024