Earn R 216 417.00 Per Annum As A Security Officer At The Department of Health of Gauteng Provincial Government

Earn R 216 417.00 Per Annum As A Security Officer At The Department of Health of Gauteng Provincial Government

  • Location: Gauteng, South Africa
  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Closing Date: 21 June 2024

About Gauteng Provincial Government Department of Health

The core mandate of the Department is to improve the health status of the population, improve health services, secure better value for money, ensure effective organisation, and provide integrated services and programmes that promote and protect healthy, quality and sustainable livelihoods for poor, vulnerable and marginalised groups in society.

The Department’s strategic goals are improved health and well-being, with an emphasis on vulnerable groups; reduction in the rate of new HIV infections by 50% in youth, adults and babies, and reduction in the number of deaths from TB and AIDS by 20%; increased efficiency of service implementation; human capital management and development for better health outcomes; and organisational excellence.

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Key Responsibilities

Supervise both internal and contract security personnel. Oversee and Manage access control. Develop, implement, and manage safety and security measures. Be pro-active in managing and minimizing risk. Retrieve reports of previous shifts, analyse, and take the reports to the Security Manager. Check and sign daily occurrence book, report to superiors. Check attendance register; post personnel to relevant duty posts. Verify wearing prescribed uniforms and address those who fail to comply. Do walk-about inspections. Patients who regularly abscond from hospital are diligently followed up and brought back to hospital. Burglaries to personnel and institution and members of public reported to SAPS; render necessary personal assistance. Attend effectively to conflict situations. Assist nursing personnel with aggressive patients successfully. Report losses to the Loss Control Officer. Counsel subordinates who fail to observe the code of conduct or absent themselves without leave approved. Ensure that all policies and procedures relating to Safety and Security is updated regularly, communicated to employees, and adhered to. Ensure that windows, doors, locks, security gates, etc. are maintained and always in good working order. Escort visitors / contractors. Maintain security measures. Perform any other duties delegated by the supervisor. Perform T.R.A (Threat and Risk Assessment) within the institution.


Grade 12 certificate or equivalent qualification; Security Grade A / B; 3-5-years’ experience in the security and safety field. Current registration with PSIRa. Computer literacy (Ms work, Excel, PowerPoint, Email). Knowledge of CCTV surveillance cameras, Access control system and control room. Ability to work under pressure. Conflict resolution and negotiation skills. Report writing skills. A knowledge of legislation applicable to security industry, e.g., Control of Access to Public Premises and Vehicles Act, No. 53 of 1985, MISS and Criminal Procedure Act 51 of 1977 and etc. Knowledge of Firearm Control. Sound knowledge of Labour Relations processes. PMDS, Knowledge of Health and Safety and Fire Prevention. Willingness to work shifts and extended hours. Candidates will be subjected to a medical surveillance.

Notes For Applications

Tara Hospital is committed to the pursuit of diversity, redress and will promote representation in terms of race, disability, and gender. Applications must consist of a fully completed and signed new (effective from 01/01/2021) Z83 (81/971431) form with a comprehensive CV containing at least three (3) contactable references. Certified copies of qualifications, ID, Statutory Registrations, or other relevant certificates need not be attached when applying for the post. Only short-listed candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the interview date following communication from HR. Candidates will be subjected to a medical surveillance. The relevant reference number / post number must be quoted in the application form. In terms of the National Qualification Framework Amendment Act 2019 it is an offence for any person to falsely or fraudulently claim to hold a qualification. Any person found to be misrepresenting their qualifications, work experience or facts in their CV will be disqualified and reported to the appropriate authority. Applications must be delivered to-: Tara the H. Moross Centre c/o HR Section, 50 Saxon Road Hurlingham 2196, or be posted to-: Tara the H. Moross Centre Private Bag x7 Randburg 2125. Due to technical problems with GPG vacancy website that the institution is consistently facing, applicants are encouraged to apply using hand delivery, postal address.

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