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 The Department of Health invites suitably qualified candidates to apply for Food Service Aid Job Vacancy at Paarl Hospital

Closing date: 06 October 2023

Food Service Aid Job Vacancy at Paarl Hospital

Chief Directorate: Rural Health Services
SALARY : R125 373 per annum
CENTRE : Paarl Hospital


Minimum requirement: Basic reading, writing and numerical skills. Experience Appropriate Large Scale Hospital Catering experience. Appropriate experience of therapeutic diets, food groups, preparation and cooking methods, and quality and portion control of food according to standardized recipes. Inherent requirements of the job: Ability to communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Incumbents must be prepared to work shifts and overtime which include weekends and public holidays. Incumbent must be healthy and strong enough to lift heavy objects and be on their feet the entire day. Ability to do work of a physical nature. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Knowledge of production for normal and therapeutic diets in an Industrial Foodservice Unit on a large scale.

Knowledge of hygiene, occupational health, HACCP, and safety principles. Ability to maintain good interpersonal skills. Proof of attendance of a Kitchen Hygiene, Kitchen Cleaner, or Assistant Chef will be an added advantage. Ability to function within a team and work under pressure.


Preparation and production of all normal and therapeutic diets in accordance with the WCG Food Service Policy. Follow standardised WCG Receipts and Menus. Weighing, dishing and distribution of food to various wards. Clean and maintain the kitchen area and equipment as well as adhere to health and safety

Dress according to Departmental specifications and adhere to Hospital / WCG Policy. Follow and adhere to Health and Safety prescripts. Follow and adhere to elementary control measures and standard operational procedures.

ENQUIRIES : Ms D Koen Tel No: (021) 860 2546


Form Z83 Editable Word Document (DOWNLOAD)

The Chief Executive Officer: Paarl Hospital, Private Bag X3021, Paarl 7621.

FOR ATTENTION : Mr K Cornelissen
NOTE : No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. Short-listed candidates may be subjected to a practical test.

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