Gauteng Department of Health is Recruiting Six (6) Food Service Aides: R 131 265.00 Per Annum

Gauteng Department of Health is Recruiting Six (6) Food Service Aides

  • Location: Gauteng, South Africa
  • Number of Vacancies: 6
  • Closing Date: 05 July 2024

About Gauteng 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.

Key Responsibilities

Preparation of normal and therapeutic diets as per standardised recipes. Portioning of meals according to the ration scale and prescription. Apply hygiene and safety measures in the factory according to HACCP rules and OHS standards. Lifting of heavy Foodservice equipment. Be responsible for all allocated resources. Be able to relieve in all areas of the CookFreeze factory when required. Must be willing to undergo continuous training and development programs available.


NQF Level 2 or Grade 10 or equivalent qualification. Food Service experience in a clinical/hospital environment will be an added advantage. Priorities will be given to interns EPWP/Interns. Good communication and interpersonal skills. Be willing to work in a team and under stressful conditions. Must be able to work weekends, nightshift and Public holidays. Diversity and Equity in the workplace will be strongly considered, especially in respect of Race, Gender and Disability.

Additional Information

Applications should be submitted strictly online at the following E-Recruitment portal: No hand-delivered, faxed or emailed applications will be accepted. NB: For assistance with online applications please email your query to [email protected]. Application should be accompanied by a fully completed and signed new Z83 application form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at plus a recently updated comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV). Applications without proof of a new Z83 application form and detailed CV will be disqualified. Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications.

(Shortlisted candidates will receive communication from HR to submit certified copies of educational qualifications and other relevant documents not older than 6 months on or before the day of the interview). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). All foreign qualification must be accompanied by evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will only be limited to shortlisted candidates. Suitable candidates will be subjected to vetting and personnel pre-employment suitability checks (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification). Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Medical Surveillance will be conducted on the recommended candidates. It is Department’s intention to promote representivity (race, gender, and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. The Department reserves the right not to appoint/fill this post. NB:PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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