Helen Joseph Hospital Housekeeper needed now

Helen Joseph hospital housekeeper position is available for a candidate with at least a grade 10 or abet certificate. On your application quote the following reference number refs/014741. 10 positions are available and this job is in the directorate of support services. The successful candidate will get a salary package of R147 459.00 per annum plus benefits.

Helen Joseph Hospital Housekeeper Requirements 

  • Minimum appointment requirements 
  •  NQF level 3 (Grade 10/ABET level 4). 
  •  Must be computer literate 
  •  Be able to work under pressure 
  •  Able to work shifts including public holidays 
  •  Good communication, numerical, organizing, and supervisory skills Experience 
  •  Three (3) years of relevant experience are required.


JOB PURPOSE: To render supervision of housekeeping and cleaning services KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS: Supervise the provisioning of housekeeping, cleaning, safeguarding & maintenance services. Ensure cleanliness, tidiness, hygiene, and safety of all areas allocated for cleaning. 

 Ensure that all equipment for cleaning is in good working conditions and is effectively utilized. Keep records of stock levels and equipment utilized for the area of work. Ensure replacement or repair of faulty/outdated equipment. Responsible for ordering, receiving, storage, stock control, and stock taking. Perform administration functions associated with housekeeping & cleaning services. Identify hazards in the buildings/offices/residential areas such as those related to fire and electricity. 

 Monitor compliance in that all instructions relating to the utilization and storage of materials and equipment is upheld. Ensure that buildings/offices/residential areas comply with Infection Control and Hygiene regulations. Supervise and manage human and physical resources. Allocate functions to staff. Supervise the provision of housekeeping, cleaning, safeguarding & maintenance services. 

 Develop allocation schedules or duty rooster. Supervise and report on staff performance through the compilation of staff job descriptions and performance work plans (PMDS). Conduct performance reviews of staff. Inspire and motivate staff performance. Facilitate the undertaking of disciplinary measures in cases of deviations.


There is an application box at the hospital entrance – ask Security Officers on duty for assistance). Alternatively, applications can be posted to Helen Joseph Hospital Private Bag X 47, Auckland Park, 2006; Attention: Human resources department. Applications should be delivered by 12h00 (Noon) on the closing date. 

Enquiries : Mrs. Belphia Avheani. Tel : (011) 489 0882/ 0285

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