at Life Kingsbury Hospital
Location Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Date Posted
Category General
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR



A position for a porter has become available at Life Kingsbury Hospital, Cape Town This position reports to the Services Manager and will be part of a professional team that is continuously striving for the highest standards of quality in healthcare.


Critical Outputs

Assists and transports patients by wheelchair, stretcher, patient vehicle to and from various destinations within hospital e.g wards, treatment areas, operating Theatre

Porters’ patients requiring assistance on discharge from nursing unit or treatment area to hospital exit/vehicle.

Sorting and delivering incoming and outgoing mail.

Collecting and delivering prescription charts, credits and medication between Pharmacy/Wards/Theatre

Moving furniture, stores and medical equipment safely.

Transferring files, specimen samples and pharmacy boxes to different areas in the hospital.

Movement of cylinders of gas within the hospital.

Giving directions to customers re: wards, Dept, DR’s rooms etc.

Performing general administrative and other related duties as requested.




Matric or equivalent

Physically fit, possess physical strength for heavy boxes, drive and energy

Experience in working in customer service/dealing with customers

Experience in working in healthcare will be an advantage

Able to work in a team

Responsible, meticulous and efficient.

Good time management with the ability to work under pressure, independently and in a team.

Ability to work shifts on a rotational basis. Night shift will be required




Problem-solving, analysis and judgement


Engaging diversity

Verbal & written communication and presentation

Building relationships

Customer responsiveness

Organisational awareness

Drive & energy Excellence orientation

Ethical behaviour


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