Join the Department of Health as a Nursing Assistant

Are you a dedicated and compassionate individual with a passion for nursing? Do you have a qualification that allows registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as a Nursing Assistant? Look no further than the Department of Health’s latest vacancy!

The Department of Health is seeking a Nursing Assistant to join their team at Kopanong Hospital. As a Nursing Assistant, you will play a vital role in providing basic nursing care to patients, assisting with clinical procedures, and contributing to a safe and positive working environment.


Grade 12 plus a qualification that allows registration with SANC as a Nursing Assistant

– Current registration receipt as a Nursing Assistant

– Elementary communication and writing skills

– Ability to function as part of a team


Demonstrate basic understanding of nursing legislation and related ethical nursing practices

– Provide patients with basic nursing care, including maintaining hygiene, providing nutrition, and mobility

– Assist with clinical procedures for diagnosing and surgical procedures under the supervision of a Professional Nurse

– Utilize resources effectively and efficiently

– Maintain the code of conduct as required in the public service

– Contribute to a safe environment for patients and team members

– Participate in building teamwork and a positive working environment


Grade 1: R165 177.00 per annum (plus benefits)

– Grade 2: R192 675.00 per annum (plus benefits)

– Grade 3: R227 070.00 per annum (plus benefits)


– Ms. M.E Polo (Nursing Manager)

– Tel no: 016 428 7130

How to Apply:

Applications should be posted to Private Bag X031, Vereeniging, 1930 or hand-delivered to Kopanong Hospital, Human Resources Department, 02 Casino Road, Duncanville, Vereeniging, 1930 between 07h30 – 15h30

– Use a new Z83 application for employment form as issued by the Minister for the Public Service and Administration

– Include a recent updated CV

– Certified copies of Identity Document, Qualifications, and other relevant documents will be required from shortlisted candidates

Closing Date: 14-05-2024


Note: Due to the large number of applications expected, 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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