Directorate: Human Nutrition
SALARY : R145 281 per annum (plus benefits)

REQUIREMENTS : Abet where applicable. Between 5-10 years’ experience of working in a hospital Food Service unit. Knowledge of a limited range of work procedures such as, Food service work, equipment, working procedure in respect of working environment.

Courier services, and catering. Interpersonal relationship, Numerical skills, organising, literacy and Good communication skill. Routine verbal exchange of information requiring helpfulness and politeness. Should be willing to work shifts and public holidays. Be able to work in a team and under stressful conditions.

Appropriate knowledge of food preparation and large scale (as per core). Knowledge of basic preparation of food for therapeutic diets and operating food service equipment.

The following will be and added advantage: Sound communication, leadership skills (ability to supervise) Awareness of Batho Pele Principles and basic computer literacy.

DUTIES : Supervision of food service tasks performed by Food service aids in areas in the main kitchen and ward kitchens. Be cost aware and practice stock control and complete daily control of stock cards and issuing of supplies.

To supervise over food provisioning and food preparation in the fresh preparation areas and frozen meals area in the main kitchen. Can also be responsible for supervision over the reconstitution of frozen meals in the ward kitchens and distribution of reconstituted meals and beverages to patients in wards.

To monitor stock allocated to each 154 section. Monitor stock levels in Ward kitchens. Liaison with nursing staff regarding patient amounts and diets. Supervision, evaluation, and disciplining of subordinates (Food Service Aids), ensuring sound communication and assisting with problem solving.

Plan staff according to duty rosters and complete weekly work schedules. Monitor hygiene and safety practices and ensure that PPE regulations are implemented. Complete weekly reports of effective functioning and maintenance of equipment in the Food Service Unit, reporting to Food Service Manager.

Assist Food Service Manager with Human Resource administration / leave and registers of sub-ordinates as well as the implementation of in-service and continuous training, annual performance evaluation and rotation of Food service aid in relevant areas where necessary.

ENQUIRIES : Ms. S. Rodrigues Tel No: 011 488 3833

APPLICATIONS : Applications should be submitted at Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital, Admin Building first floor, Room 7, No. 17 Jubilee Road, Parktown 2193.

NOTE : The Department of Health is committed to the achievement and Maintenance of diversity and equity employment, especially of race, gender and disability.

Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form with a C.V, Certified copies of I.D, and Qualifications to be attached.

Suitable candidate will be subjected to personnel suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification) Suitable candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes.

Suitable candidates will undergo a medical screening test.

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