General food service aid is needed now 

Gauteng department of health in Tara the H Moross Centre, Sandton is looking for general food service aid in the directorate of logistics and service support. When you apply on your Z83 application form quote the reference number REFS/014884. The successful candidate will get paid R 104 073 per annum (Plus benefits)

General food service aid Requirements 

Minimum qualification Grade 10-12 Ability to read and write. Good interpersonal relations and communication skills. 1-2 years of experience in hospitality and appropriate knowledge of food preparation and serving must be able to cope with the physical demands of the position. Be able to work in a team and under pressure. 

Prepared to work shifts (weekends and public holidays). Must be prepared to rotate to different areas within the food service unit/wards. Must be familiar with Batho Pele Principles as well as Six Key Ministerial priorities in terms of National Core Standards. Be willing to perform all general work related to food service as delegated by the manager/supervisor.


Perform routine tasks in the food service unit/ward and maintain hygiene. Safety measures in the unit/ward allocated. Be punctual, willing to undergo continuous training, be able to work under stressful conditions, wash patients’ dishes, and food trolleys and clean all kitchen equipment including crockery and cutlery. 

Dishing up food for the patients according to portion control and diet prescription. Transporting food trolleys from the kitchen to the wards and vice versa. Prepare and serve Tea and Coffee to the patients. Preparing meals and plating food as requested by supervising employees. Prepare simple meals such as salads or desserts. Help cooks with food preparation duties for the day by cutting, peeling, or slicing as needed.

 Cleaning the site and dining area by picking up trash, clearing and washing plates and dishes, and wiping down tables as needed. Adhere to food safety standards at all times, making sure that all food is free of contaminants and pathogens that might make patients sick. Clean pots, pans, and any other dishes in the food service unit/wards as needed. Adhering to safety and sanitation standards at all times.


Applications can be delivered to Tara the H. Moross Centre C/o HR Section, 50 Saxon Road Hurlingham 2196, can be posted to: Tara the H. Moross Centre, HR Section Private Bag x7 Randburg 2125.

  • Enquiries : Ms. A. Makumule Tel no (011) 535 3051/2

Notes :

Tara Hospital is committed to the pursuit of diversity, and redress and will promote representation in terms of race, disability, and gender. Applications must be submitted on a duly new z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at 

The Completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV specifying all experience indicating the respective dates (MM/YY) as well as indicating three reference persons with the following information: name and contact number(s), email address and an indication of the capacity in which the reference is known to the candidate. 

The relevant reference number must be quoted in the application form. The copies of qualifications, ID, drivers’ license and relevant certificates and registrations need not be attached when applying for the post. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the interview date following communication from HR.

Closing date: 13 September 2022

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