DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
It is the Department’s intension to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filing of this post with a candidate whose transfer /promotion / appointment will promote representivity in line with the numeric targets as contained in our Employment Equity plan.
SPECIALIZED AUXILIARY SERVICES OFFICER
NUMBER OF POSTS:
Chief Directorate: Trauma, Violence and Laboratory Services Directorate: Forensic Pathology Services, Forensic Chemistry Laboratory
R196 407 per annum (plus competitive benefits)
- Pretoria: Ref No: NDOH 40/2018 (X1 Post)
- Durban: Ref No: NDOH 41/2018 –(X1 Post)
A Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent NQF 4 certificate with a minimum of three years proven experience working in a Laboratory environment. Basic knowledge of physical science, supportive duties within the laboratory, health and safety measures, operation of scientific equipment and mathematical calculations. Good communication (written and verbal) planning, organizational and computer (MS Word, MS Excel and PowerPoint) skills. Ability to work independently and under pressure. A valid driver’s license.
Render specialized auxiliary services within Blood Alcohol Section; collecting samples from the reception for placement into cold storage and daily recording of temperature of the cold room and the laboratory. Prepare waste boxes for sample opening and waste for disposal. Prepare vials for analysts for sample analysis, keep shelves and washroom tidy where seals and labels are stored. Change location of samples on Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) database. Assist with capturing of alcohol and fluoride results, capture changes of sample information, report any faults regarding the LIMS database. Provide specialized auxiliary functions within Toxicology Section; sorting/filing of analyst worksheets and envelopes of seals and labels, store all organs and exhibits. Adhere to health and safety measures. Render administration services. Assist with warehouse duties. Liaise with Technical and Quality Manager for removal of waste in toxicology, blood alcohol/food. Render specialized auxiliary services within Food Section; apply different methods of testing the samples; prepare samples for extraction (weighing, grinding) and perform analyses of samples less complex in nature.
Ms AA Grove’ at Tel No: (012) 395-9361
NOTE: A test will be conducted on the day of the interview.
The Director-General, National Department of Health, Private Bag X828, Pretoria. 0001. Hand delivered applications may be submitted at Reception (Brown application Box), Civitas Building, corner of Thabo Sehume (formerly known as Andries) and Struben streets. Pretoria.
Ms M Shitiba
Applications should be submitted on form Z83 obtainable from any Public Service Department, and should be accompanied by a CV (previous experience must be comprehensively detailed) and certified copies of qualification certificates (including Senior Certificate/Grade 12 certificate regardless of the qualification requirement indicated in the advert), service certificates, including ID and driver’s licence. (Certified copies of certificates should not be older than three months) No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered. Applications received after the closing date and those that do not comply with the requirements will not be considered. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications and national certificates (where applicable) evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right not to fill the posts. The successful candidate will be subjected to personnel suitability checks and other vetting procedures. Applicants are respectfully informed that correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If notification of an interview is not received within three (3) months after the closing date, candidates may regard their application as unsuccessful. The Department will not be liable where applicants use incorrect/no reference number(s) on their applications.
CLOSING DATE: 23 JULY 2018; TIME: 12:00PM MID-DAY