Department of Health-Hospital General Workers (280 Positions)-Only need Abet/Grade 10

Department of Health invites all suitable unemployed individuals to apply for their available Hospital General Workers Jobs

Position Title: FOOD SERVICES GENERAL WORKER (280 Positions)

REF: LDH/04/01

Salary: R3 500.00

Skills and Competencies

  • Knowledge of supplies, equipment, and/or services ordering and inventory control.
  • Ability to follow routine verbal and written instructions.
  • Ability to read and write.
  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
  • Ability to safely use cleaning equipment and supplies.
  • Ability to lead and train students.
  • Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects.
  • Knowledge of food service lines set-up and temperature requirements.
  • Skill in cooking and preparing a variety of foods.
  • Knowledge of food preparation and presentation methods, techniques, and quality standards

Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Comply with HACCP on food handling and preparations to ensure food safety
  • Ensure that daily activities are in-line with the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP)
  • Pre-preparation and cooking of food for normal diet as per standardized recipes
  • Pre-preparation and cooking of food for therapeutic diet as per standardized recipes
  • Portioning, serving (plating or bulk serving) and packing meal delivery carts according to the wards diet lists
  • Pushing meal delivery carts to wards to deliver food as per ward list
  • Collecting meal delivery carts from the wards after serving of each meal
  • Placing servings in blender to make foods for soft or liquid diets.
  • Assisting in packing of food into storerooms
  •  Packaging and labelling of therapeutic diets as per ward diet list
  •  Placing of items such as eating utensils, and condiments on trays.
  • Apportioning and placing of food servings on plates and trays according to diet list
  • Examining filled tray for completeness and places on cart, dumbwaiter, or conveyor belt.
  • Washing dishes and cleans work area, tables, cabinets, and ovens.
  • Collecting, placing and garbage and trash in designated containers.
  • Emptying of waste bins at all times
  • Cleaning, washing and maintaining work areas, including floors, facilities, pots, pans, service ware, utensils, and equipment; collects and places garbage and trash in designated containers; as appropriate to the area of operation.
  • Performing miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.
  • Handling of Dishwasher and cleaning of equipment’s and utensils before and after use.
  • Supplying clean cutlery and crockery during meal times
  • Reporting any faults, breakages and illness in the Food Service Unit(FSU)
  • Cleaning of the FSU and food trolleys according to the cleaning schedule and after every meal preparation and serving.

Minimum Requirements

  •  A minimum of Grade 12 and or ABET NQF level 4 certificate/ National Vocational certificate in Hospitality Management from TVET will be an added advantage.
  • Inherent requirements of job: Must be able to work shifts (including night duty, weekends and public holidays). Willingness to work extra hours on short notice


Capricorn District [71]: Zebediela Hospital [6], Thabamoopo Hospital [6], Botlokwa Hospital [6], Seshego Hospital [8], Mankweng Hospital [8], Pietersburg Hospital [13], WF Knobel Hospital [8], Helene Franz Hospital [10],
Lebowakgomo Hospital [6]

Mopani District [43]: Nkhensani Hospital [6], Letaba Hospital [5], Dr CN Phatudi Hospital [7], Van Velden Hospital [5],Kgapane Hospital [7], Maphutha L Malatji Hospital [7], Evuxakeni Hospital [6]

Sekhukhune District [50]: Dilokong Hospital [7], Mecklenburg Hospital [7], Groblersdal Hospital [7], Jane Furse Hospital [8], Matlala Hospital [7], Philadelphia Hospital [7], St Ritas Hospital [7]

Vhembe District [58]: Elim Hospital [7], Tshilidzini Hospital [6], Malamulele Hospital [7], Messina Hospital [7], Donald Frazer Hospital [10], Hayani Hospital [7], Louis Trichardt Hospital [7], Siloam Hospital [7]

Waterberg District [58]: Warmbaths Hospital [7], Witpoort Hospital [6], Mokopane Hospital [8], Thabazimbi Hospital [7], Voortrekker Hospital [6], FH Odendaal Hospital [6], George Masebe Hospital [8], Ellisras Hospital [8]

Please Note:

  • Applications should be submitted on Z83 obtainable from any government institutions and must be accompanied by copies of required qualifications, Identity document and comprehensive CV.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be required to come for an interview, at which time, certified copies of all relevant qualifications and copy of ID must be submitted.
  • Applicants should complete separate applications where more than one centre is applied for.
  • The new Z83 form must be fully completed and signed by the applicant

Download Z83 Form Here

How To Apply

Apply here online for Department of Health-Hospital General Workers (280 Positions)

Download Limpopo Department of Health Circular 10 of 2023 here

The closing date for applications is 14 April 2023