Central Karoo District

SALARY: R102 534 per annum

CENTRE: Prince Albert Hospital

REQUIREMENTS: Minimum requirement: Basic numeracy and literacy (Attach proof). Experience: Appropriate experience in a linen bank in a hospital/health facility environment. Inherent requirements of the job: Valid Code B/EB driver’s license (Attach proof). Ability to work overtime, weekends and public holidays when operationally required and willingness to be trained and relief personnel in other departments as the need arises (CSSD, Workshop, Housekeeping, Kitchen) etc. The incumbent must be strong enough to lift heavy objects and be on their feet the entire day. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Ability to count, sort and sluice linen. Ability to operate equipment and machinery used in a linen bank. Ability to read, speak and communicate (verbal and written) in two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Computer Literacy will be an advantage.

DUTIES: Provide effective, efficient, safe hygiene and leaning practices. Daily collection of dirty linen from wards/departments for the linen bank and return of clean linen from the linen bank to the wards/departments. Daily sorting and counting of dirty linen prior to the transfer of linen to laundry. The daily sluice of dirty linen. Daily washing, ironing and packing of linen. Do linen counts and statistics within the laundry unit. Pushing heavy linen trolleys to and from the linen bank and wards/departments. Follow and maintain general hygiene and safety directives in the linen bank. Maintain safety measures for apparatus and equipment and report broken apparatus and equipment. Assist with the informal in-service training of new employees.

ENQUIRIES: Ms C Frolick Tel No: (023) 541-1300

APPLICATIONS: The District Manager: Garden Route District Office, Private Bag X6592, George, 6530.


NOTE: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Candidates may be required to undertake a practical test.

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