Department of Health: X6 Food Service Aid

Department of Health: X6 Food Service Aid

Apply Department of Health: X6 Food Service Aid 2024

Department of Health: X6 Food Service Aid The Department of Health is currently inviting applications for six (6) Food Service Aid positions at the Masakhane Provincial Laundry and Cook Freeze Factory. Offering a competitive annual package of R 131,265.00 plus benefits, this opportunity is ideal for individuals with an NQF Level 2 or Grade 10 qualification, preferably with food service experience in a clinical or hospital environment.

Food Service Aid x 6 Positions

  • Reference Number: refs/020768
  • Directorate: Cook Freeze Factory
  • Number of Posts: 6
  • Package: R 131,265.00 per annum, plus benefits
  • Enquiries: Mr. AL Mokgetle, 012-564 6300

The successful candidates will be responsible for preparing normal and therapeutic diets, portioning meals, adhering to hygiene and safety standards, and managing allocated resources. The department seeks dedicated team players who are ready to work under stressful conditions, including weekends, night shifts, and public holidays. Applications must be submitted online by 05-07-2024 via the E-Recruitment portal. For further inquiries, please contact Mr. AL Mokgetle at 012-564 6300. People with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply, as the Department is committed to promoting diversity and equity in the workplace.


  • NQF Level 2 or Grade 10 or equivalent qualification.
  • Food service experience in a clinical or hospital environment is advantageous.
  • Preference will be given to EPWP/Interns.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to work as part of a team and under stressful conditions.
  • Availability to work weekends, night shifts, and public holidays.
  • Commitment to workplace diversity and equity, especially in terms of race, gender, and disability.
  • Prepare normal and therapeutic diets following standardized recipes.
  • Portion meals according to ration scales and prescriptions.
  • Adhere to hygiene and safety protocols as per HACCP rules and OHS standards.
  • Handle and lift heavy food service equipment.
  • Manage allocated resources efficiently.
  • Be flexible to assist in various areas of the Cook Freeze Factory as needed.
  • Participate in ongoing training and development programs.


  • Applications must be submitted online via the E-Recruitment portal:
  • Hand-delivered, faxed, or emailed applications will not be accepted.
  • For assistance with online applications, email
  • Applications should include a fully completed and signed new Z83 application form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or online at, along with a recently updated comprehensive CV.
  • Applications lacking a new Z83 form and detailed CV will be disqualified.
  • Applicants must include the post reference number in their applications.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be asked to submit certified copies of educational qualifications and other relevant documents not older than six months before the interview.
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
  • All foreign qualifications must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from SAQA.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Suitable candidates will undergo vetting and pre-employment checks, including criminal record, citizenship, credit, qualification, and employment verification.
  • Where applicable, candidates will undergo a skills/knowledge test.
  • Medical surveillance will be conducted for recommended candidates.
  • The Department aims to promote representativity (race, gender, and disability) in the Public Service through these appointments.
  • The Department reserves the right not to fill these posts.
  • Note: People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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