Food Service Aid – Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital Government Vacancies 2022

Food Service Aid

Reference Number : refs/012855
Directorate : Human Nutrition
Number of Posts : 6
Package : R104 073.00 per annum (plus benefits)
Enquiries : Ms. S. Rodrigues Tel No: 011 488 3437

Requirements :

Qualifications & Experience: Grade 10. Knowledge: of a limited range of working procedure in respect of Food Service working environment and elementary duties such as: equipment, health and safety measures, planning and organising. skills. Basic numeracy, literacy, good communication skills, ability to perform routine tasks and Basic interpersonal relationship skills. Be prepared to work under pressure and able to work in a team. Be prepared to rotate and work shifts. Be prepared to do physical labour. It is a legal requirement that employees wear protective clothing. The following will be an added advantage: Grade 12. Appropriate knowledge of food and food preparation. (previous experience in food preparation and diet knowledge in Hospitals environment). Awareness of Batho Pele Principles. Be willing to work under stressful conditions.

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 to the ward kitchens. The preparation of salads and snacks in the 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 packing and reconstituting of frozen meals in the ovens. To assist with the serving of food and beverages to patients. Collect trolleys and dishes from the wards and washing of the dishes after meal serving. To perform routine task 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 :

Applications should be submitted on a (PDF Format only) to the following email-address Only online application will be considered. PLEASE USE THE REFERENCE AS THE SUBJECT. 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 new Z83 form 2021 (obtainable from any Public Service Department or on with a C.V, applications must include three (3) contactable references, Copies of I.D, Qualifications to be attached. Therefore, only the shortlisted candidates for the post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview. Suitable candidate will be subjected to personnel suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification) Suitable candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Suitable candidates will undergo a medical screening test. Suitable candidates will have to disclose his / her financial interest. The Department of Health reserves the right to fill or not to fill the position. Due to high volumes of anticipated applications, communication will be limited to the shortlisted candidates only. Should you not hear from us within 3 months after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Coloured Males and females, Indian Males and Females and White Males and females are encouraged to apply.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital

Closing Date : 04-02-2022

Criteria Questions
Do you have a minimum of ABET qualification or Grade 10 qualification or equivalent qualification?


Please Notes :

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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