at Department of Health
Location Johannesburg, South Africa
Date Posted September 10, 2019
Category Healthcare
Job Type Full-time




FOOD SERVICE AID (ERRATUM) Directorate HUMAN NUTRITION Package R96 549.00 per annum plus benefits Requirements Abet or equivalent qualification with between 0 – 2 years’ experience in food services. Basic numeracy literacy. Good verbal and written communication skills. Knowledge of Batho Pele Principles will be an added advantage. Should be prepared to work shifts and public holidays. Be willing to work in a team and under stressful conditions. Previous experience in food preparation and diet knowledge will be an added advantage. Duties To undergo orientation training in the Cook freeze meal system at the hospital. Packing of frozen plated meals and distribution of food in crates. The preparation of salads and snacks in Main kitchen, Diet kitchen and/or fluid diets and feeds in the Tube Feed area. Can also be requested to prepare soup and porridges and set trolleys in ward kitchens, as well as reconstituting of frozen meals. To assist with the serving of food and beverages to patients. Collect trolleys and dishes from the wards and the washing of the dishes after meal serving. To perform routine tasks to operate all Food Service equipment. Lifting of heavy food baskets and pushing of trolleys and tea trolleys. Taking responsibility of food supplies and reporting waste and losses. Applying hygiene and safety measures in the area of work according to Hygiene and safety manual and planned work schedules. To liaise and communicate with colleagues, supervisors, managers, patients, and hospital staff where applicable. Be prepared to relieve in all areas of food service unit when required. Be willing to undergo continuous training and take part in development programs and evaluation of performance. Notes NB: APPLICANTS THAT APPLIED PREVIOUSLY ARE ENCOURAGED NOT TO RE-APPLY. The Department of Health is committed to the achievement and Maintenance of diversity and equity employment, especially of race, gender and disability. Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form with a C.V, Certified copies of I.D and Qualifications to be attached. Suitable candidate will be subjected to personnel suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification) Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Successful will undergo a medical screening test. Applications should be submitted at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Admin Building Ground Floor Help Desk No. 17 Jubilee Road, Parktown, Or apply online at: NB: Governments posts are note for sale. Enquiries Ms S Rodriques, 011 488 3833