Nurse Assistant Positions Available at Weskoppies Hospital

Department of Health Announcement

Are you passionate about providing compassionate care to others?

The Department of Health is seeking dedicated individuals to join our team at Weskoppies Hospital as Nurse Assistants.

This is an excellent opportunity to contribute to the health and wellbeing of mental health care users while advancing your career in the healthcare sector.

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Position Details:

  • Position: Nursing Assistant Grade 1/2/3
  • Reference Number: refs/020157
  • Directorate: Nursing
  • Number of Posts: 14
  • Package: R 157 761.00 – R 264 948.00 per annum plus benefits (salary will be in line with OSD regulations with regards to years of experience)
  • Enquiries: Ms. PB Schoonwinkel TEL: 012 319 9877


  • Grade 12.
  • Basic qualification leading to enrolment with the South African Nursing Council as a Nursing Assistant.


  • Assist Mental Health Care Users with activities of daily living.
  • Provide elementary clinical nursing care.
  • Promote and maintain a safe environment conducive to physical, psychological, and social wellbeing of Mental Health Care Users.
  • Assist in the effective utilization, maintenance, and control of human resources, equipment, and supplies.
  • Maintain professional growth/ethical standards and self-development.

Application Process:

  • Applications should be submitted strictly online at the E-Recruitment portal.
  • No hand-delivered, faxed, or emailed applications will be accepted.
  • For assistance with online applications, please email your query to
  • Application should be accompanied by a fully completed and signed New Z83 application form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at plus a recently updated comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  • Applications without proof of a new Z83 application form and detailed CV will be disqualified.
  • Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications.
  • Shortlisted candidates will receive communication from HR to submit certified copies of educational qualifications and other relevant documents not older than 6 months on or before the day of the interview.
  • It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). All foreign qualification must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
  • Correspondence will only be limited to shortlisted candidates.
  • Suitable candidates will be subjected to vetting and personnel pre-employment suitability checks (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification, and employment verification).
  • Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test.
  • Medical Surveillance will be conducted on the recommended candidates.
  • It is the Department’s intention to promote presentivity (race, gender, and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts.
  • The Department reserves the right not to appoint/fill this post.
  • The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know.


Department of Health


Weskoppies Hospital

Closing Date:


Join us in making a difference in the lives of mental health care users. Apply now and embark on a fulfilling career journey with us!


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