Food Service Aid

Reference Number: refs/016321
Directorate: Support Department
Number of Posts: 1
Package: R107 196.00 Per annum plus benefits
Enquiries : Ms. MN Manetha. Food Service Manager. Tel No: 011 681 2038

Requirements: AET Level 4/Grade 9 – Grade 12/NCV Level 4, experience in the Hospital Environment. Knowledge of the Food Service industry will be added as an advantage. Good communication (verbal & written) skills. Applicants should have a basic and knowledge, understanding of food safety and various hygiene practice necessary in the food service unit. Applicants should understand the Batho Pele Principles in relation to the food service unit. Must be willing to work shifts, public holidays, and weekends. Preference will be given to EPWP employees.

Duties: Perform specific duties regarding receiving, storage, preparation, cooking, dishing up, and distribution of food and snacks, for patients on normal and special diets. Assist with the preparation of food for normal and therapeutic diets including snacks, cooking, and dishing up for the patients according to portion control measures. Ensure that portions served are according to the stipulated dietary allowances. Pack food on delivery trollies according to the wards. Responsible for the general cleanliness and hygiene of the food service unit and practicing the clean-as-you-work rules (cleaning of the floor, storage, utensils, and equipment, waste segregation, and sanitation in the food service). Wear appropriate uniform and protective clothing. Operate and care for equipment. Report broken equipment and any faulty equipment as well as any observed risks. Rotate to different areas in the food service units and undergo food service work-related training.

Notes: Applications must be submitted on the New Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The completed and signed Z83 form should be accompanied by a recently updated detailed CV specifying all experiences indicating the respective dates (DD/MM/YY) as well as indicating three references with the following information: name and contact numbers, email address and an indication of the capacity in which the reference is known to the candidate. The relevant reference must be quoted in the application form. Copies of your qualifications and Identity document do not need to be attached or certified upon application. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of the documents on or before the interview date following communication from HR. In terms of the National Qualifications Framework Amendment Act 2019, it is an offense 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. Applications can be delivered to South Rand Hospital, Private Bag X1 Rosettenville, 2130 or hand deliver to South Rand Hospital, 1st floor, Friars Hill Road application box. Due to technical problems with the GPG vacancy website that the institution is consistently facing, applicants are encouraged to apply using hand delivery, no postal address or email will be accepted. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The Hospital reserves a right to fill or not fill the post. Employer.

Employer: Department of Health
Location: South Rand Hospital
Closing Date: 03-03-2023

Criteria Questions
Do you have AET Level 4/Grade 9 – Grade 12/NCV Level 4?
Do you have experience in the Hospital Environment?

Please Note: 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.