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SOCIAL WORKER & AUXILIARY WORKER JOBS
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
POST 19/124: PERIODIC SOCIAL WORKER
REF NO: REFS/017354
Directorate: Social Services
SALARY: R194.00 per hour
CENTRE: Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work. Registration with SACSSP.
Applicant must be in possession of South African valid driver’s license.
Knowledge and understanding of Mental Health, Social Work legislation and ethical prescripts, Knowledge of social systems, theories, skills and values to ensure that one is able to intervene efficiently and effectively where people interact with their environments in order to promote social and mental well-being.
Ability to work independently and in a multidisciplinary context.
Analytical thinking, independent decision making and problem solving skills.
To render social work services to patients, families and the community at large.
Conduct home visits as part of social circumstances assessments and tracing families.
Facilitation of alternative placements of mental health care users.
Facilitation of child protection and children in need of care and protection cases.
Assist with tracing families of destitute and unknown patients.
Working with terminally ill patients.
Attend multidisciplinary team meetings and ward rounds to give advice in matters relating to Social Issues.
Compile daily, weekly and monthly statistics.
Write reports of social work interventions undertaken with patients and/or their families.
Ms Kate Monageng Tel No: (012) 529 3257
can be delivered to:
Dr. George Mukhari Academic Hospital, 3111 Setlogelo Drive, Ga-Rankuwa, 0208 Nurses Home Block 13 (HR Registry)
Posted to: Dr. George Mukhari Academic Hospital, Private Bag X422, Pretoria, 0001.
Due to technical problems with GPG vacancy website that the institution is consistently faced with, applicants are encouraged to apply using any of the above methods.
Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the completed CV and new updated Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za/documents.Received applications using the incorrect application for employment (old Z83) will not be considered.
Each application for employment must be fully completed, initialled, and signed by the applicant. Failure to complete will lead to disqualification during the selection process. Section A, B, C and D must be completed in full. Section E, F and G: Noting that there’s a limited space provided applicants often indicate “refer to Curriculum Vitae (CV) or see attached”, this is acceptable if the CV has been attached and provides the required information.
The question that relates to conditions that prevents re-appointment under part F must be answered. Declaration must be completed and signed). Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on or before the day of the interview. Please ensure that the specific reference number is quoted correctly. Correspondence will be entered with shortlisted candidates only.
If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. The employer reserves the right to fill this position. It is legislative requirement that all newly appointed staff members be subjected to Personnel Suitability Check (PSC) – Verification, upon appointment within the department. This verification processes entails reference checks, identity verification, qualification verification, criminal records checks. Successful candidates will be subjected to OHS medical surveillance as required by HBA regulations within OHS Act 85 of 1993.
CLOSING DATE: 19 JUNE 2023
POST 19/123: AUXILIARY WORKER
REF NO: CHBAH 651
SALARY: R147 036 per annum, plus benefits
CENTRE: Chris Hani Baragwanth Academic Hospital
Adult Education and Training (AET/ ABET) Level 3 or equivalent (Grade 5-7).
Exposure in working in Human Resources will be an added advantage.
Knowledge and application of Batho Pele Principles and Six Priorities.
Must be able to lift and move heavy objects.
Ability to liaise with internal and external stakeholders.
Ability to communicate well with people at different levels, high–level reliability.
Good customer skills and competence.
Sound report writing skills.
Ability to handle conflict.
Ability to work independently and in a team.
Ability to organize and plan. Sound verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to act with tact and discretion. Must be self-motivated.
Ability to work under pressure and be prepared to rotate within Patient Affairs Department.
Knowledge of regulations and the legislative framework related to Patient Affairs and the ability to interpret them.
Code 8/ 10 driver’s license and experience in mortuary will be an added advantage.
Must be prepared to work shifts, which include, weekends and public holidays and extended hours are compulsory, Applicant should be prepared to undergo Medical Surveillance as an inherent job requirement.
Provide assistance to the supervisor in relation to the general mortuary functions.
Ensure cleanliness and maintenance of equipments and environment in areas of responsibility and prepare for re-use to comply with the Occupational Health and Safety Act Transporting of corpses from wards to Mortuary.
Daily checking and monitoring of fridges gauges and reporting all faulty Fridges in the mortuary.
Maintain high confidentiality. Attend to queries in a professional manner.
Clean Stretchers and prepare them for re-use.
Assisting families on a daily basis.
Clean the deceased storage area with chemicals as prescribed by Occupational Health and safety standards issue corpses and check if correctly labelled before removal from the Mortuary.
Record all corpses received and issued out of the mortuary in the mortuary register.
Assisting with the rendering of an effective.
Efficient and caring services within the mortuary services.
Completion of pass-out forms during the collection of the corpses by the undertakers.
Perform any other mortuary tasks as delegated by the supervisor.
Be willing to undergo continuous training and development programs.
Attend meetings and training as approved by supervisor Management of personnel performance and review thereof. (Contracting, Quarterly review, and final assessment).
Ms. S. Mudzili Tel No: (011) 933 0302
can be hand delivered to The Director:
Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital from 8am to 3pm at Ground Floor, Main Admin Building
Posted to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Private Bag X01, Pimville, 1808.
No faxed applications will be considered.
Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 form. The application form is obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. (Kindly note that the application forms received by the institution after the closing date of the advert irrespective of the reasons will not be considered).
The new Z83 must be fully completed (please refer on the left side of Z83 special notes for clarity), it must be initialled and signed. On the Z83 the Department where position was advertised it should state Department of Health (Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital). According to Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Circular 19 of 2022, applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications, service certificate and other relevant documents on application but must submit a fully completed Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae.
The Curriculum Vitae should be recently updated that specifies the following: All experience should be in a chronological order indicating the position, institution and respective dates indicating the starting and ending period (DD/MM/YYYY). The information on the new Z83 must be in sync with the Curriculum Vitae. Only shortlisted candidates will be required/requested to submit certified copies of qualifications, service certificate, other relevant documents on or before the interview and candidates in possession of a foreign qualification will be required to furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) – Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 off which one must be immediate supervisor, the Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond names provided, where necessary. Failure to submit all the relevant information preceding the statement above will result in disqualifying the candidate. Identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, credit/financial stability checks and employment verification. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. CHBAH reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for non-SMS positions during the recruitment process to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). The Department reserve the right not to fill the post. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.