Life Kingsbury Hospital

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

Critical Outputs
  • Professional interaction with clients.
  • Transport patients from reception to wads and vice versa
  • Assist patients with wheelchair from vehicles to reception, emergency unit and via stretcher to respective wards from emergency unit.
  • Porter patients requiring assistance on discharge from nursing unit or treatment area to hospital exit/vehicle.
  • Check wheelchairs for cleanliness and whether in need of repairs.
  • To collect and record all prescriptions cards, credits and requisitions from the wards.
  • To record and deliver ethical and surgical stock to wards safely, securely and timeously.
  • Moving furniture, stores and medical equipment safely.
  • Setting up of venues for meetings and functions.
  • Transferring files, specimen samples and pharmacy boxes to different areas in the hospital.
  • Movement of cylinders of gas within the hospital.
  • Performing general administrative and other related duties as requested.
  • Matric
  • 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
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal and written communication
  • Drive and energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Organisational awareness
  • Leading by example
  • Motivating and developing people
  • Customer responsiveness

Chwayita Mpangele

021 670 4312
Closing date
Friday, June 14, 2024

Internal applicants - Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. External candidates will also be considered.

Explore our vacancies and find the right opportunity for you. Download the application form and email to the relevant contact person specified in the job advertisement.

Life Healthcare is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  Applicants who have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date of this advert, should consider their application as unsuccessful.



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