Department of Health Security Guard Reference Number : refs/012603

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Requirements :

Grade 10 or NQF level 3, Basic Security Officers Course (Grade C), One-year security experience in a hospital environment. Knowledge: of the Access Control procedures, knowledge of the measures for the control and movement of equipment and stores. 

Knowledge of prescribed security procedures e.g. (Access Control Act, Criminal Procedure Act, Protection of Information Act, MISS) and the authority of security officers under these documents. Knowledge of emergency procedures. Skills: Good communication skills, statements and report writing, interpersonal skills, client relationship management skills, problem solving, ability to keep sensitive matters confidential, professionalism, No criminal record.

Duties :

Perform access control which include the following; determine whether visitors have appointments for the services that the visitor require, confirm the appointment and refer the visitor to the relevant service delivery point, complete all security registers, escort the visitors to the relevant employee/venue where required, conduct searching to detect unauthorized and dangerous equipment, ensure that unauthorised and dangerous objects do not enter the building, perform proper lockup for all offices and access points, identify suspicious conduct, perform crowd control, report all identified security breaches and non-compliance to the Supervisor. 

Ensure safety in the building by doing the following: do premises patrol to identify and check that doors are locked as required, that water leaks are reported, identify fire hazards, check that lights switch on and off, identify suspicious objects and packages, provide support in case of emergency, assist medical personnel with restraining of psychiatric and violet patients, wear uniform at all times while on duty. Ensure that equipment, documents and stores do not enter leave the building unauthorized.

Perform control room duties by ensuring that all security equipment are in good working condition, attend all phone calls coming into the control room, update all registers in the control room, inform the supervisor of all incidents, Ensure that the control room is never left unattended.

Notes :

Applications should be submitted on a (PDF Format only) to the following email-address Supporthr.Cmjah@gauteng.gov.za Only online application will be considered. PLEASE USE THE REFERENCE AS THE SUBJECT. 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 new Z83 form (obtainable from any Public Service Department or on www.dpsa.gov.za/documents) with a C.V, applications must include three (3) contactable references, Copies of I.D, Qualifications to be attached. 

Therefore, only the shortlisted candidates for the post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview. 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. 

Suitable candidates will have to disclose his / her financial interest. The Department of Health reserves the right to fill or not to fill the position. Due to high volumes of anticipated applications, communication will be limited to the shortlisted candidates only. Should you not hear from us within 3 months after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful. Coloured Males and females, Indian Males and Females and White Males and females are encouraged to apply.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital

Closing Date : 20-12-2021

  • Directorate : Logistics
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R 124 434.00 per annum (plus benefits)
  • Enquiries : Mr. TM Paledi TEL (O11) 488 3071

Criteria Questions

Do you have Grade 10 or NQF level 3, Basic Security Officers Course (Grade C), One-year security experience in a hospital environment?

Please Notes :

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.


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