Department of Health: Enrolled Nursing Assistants X12 posts

Department of Health invites unemployed people with the necessary qualifications to apply for the enrolled nursing assistants 

Enrolled Nursing assistants

  • Reference Number : refs/020864
  • Directorate : Nursing
  • Number of Posts : 12
  • Package : R165 177.00 per annum plus 37% in lieu of benefits
  • Enquiries : Ms DM Busang: 012-354 2852


  • A relevant qualification in Nursing and currently registered with the South African Nursing Council [SANC] as a Nursing Assistant [Auxiliary Nurse]. Knowledge of Batho Pele Principles, patients rights charter and other prescripts related to the scope of work. Good communication skills, ability to work under pressure and work as part of a team. Verified proof of experience. 


  • Assistant and support patients with activities of daily living (physical care) and self-care, render quality of care according to the scope of practice and relevant guidelines. Provide elementary clinical nursing care in accordance with the scope of practice. Maintain professional growth/Ethical standards and self-development. Provide health education to patients, family and community to promote health. Maintain constructive working relationships with nurses and other stakeholders. Utilize material and resources effectively and efficiently. Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. Elementary communication skills. Elementary writing skills. Good interpersonal skills.


  • Applications should be submitted strictly online at the following E-Recruitment portal: No hand-delivered, faxed or emailed applications will be accepted. NB: 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 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 Department’s intention to promote representivity (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. NB: The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know. PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

How to Apply

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