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House Assistant

Job Title: House Assistant

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Ref. Number: refs/017714
Department: Community Empowerment Center
Number of Positions: 3
Salary: R147 036.00 per year plus service benefits
Inquiries: Contact Mr. Tshidiso Chabane/ Ms. Dolly Seboane/ Avhatakali Nemukula at 073 464 0234/ 066 156 6669 (During office hours from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM)


  • Minimum education: ABET/ Standard 8
  • 6 to 12 months of experience working with victims of Gender-based Violence is advantageous.
  • Absence of any criminal record or ongoing legal matters involving you.
  • Desired skills: Strong customer service, previous experience assisting victims of Gender-based Violence, effective communication, empathy, and basic understanding of Gender-based Violence.
  • Report daily incidents to the supervisor.
  • Prepare tea for visitors and management.
  • Deliver meals to sick clients.
  • Provide clients with clothing and toiletries.
  • Submit daily client statistics.
  • Accompany clients to hospitals, clinics, or court proceedings.
  • Maintain records of toiletries and linen.
  • Allocate rooms to sheltered clients.
  • Assist and supervise kitchen activities.
  • Perform daily roll calls of clients in the center.
  • Escort sick clients to healthcare facilities.
  • Manage the client occurrence book.
  • Oversee family visits to clients and report any significant incidents to the multidisciplinary team.
    Important Notes:

House Assistant Application

The Department of Community Safety in Gauteng offers equal opportunities and promotes gender sensitivity in employment. The department aims to promote diversity and equity in the Public Service through these job placements.

When filling vacant positions, the department considers the objectives outlined in Section 195 (1) (i) of the South African Constitution (1996), the Employment Equity Act (1998), and relevant Human Resources Directives. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please visit / Obtain the new Z83 form from any Public Service Department or download it from (effective from 01 January 2021), and complete all fields in Parts A to D of the form when submitting your application.

In Part E to G, you can refer to your CV or attach it separately if it contains the required information. If information is not provided in the CV, your application may be disqualified. Answer the question in Part F regarding re-appointment conditions. Complete and sign the declaration. Submit the fully completed and signed Z83 form along with an updated CV. Certified copies of qualifications will be requested only from the candidates shortlisted.

For foreign qualifications, an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) is necessary. Applications that do not comply with the requirements or are received after the deadline will not be considered. Failure to submit all requested documents will result in the application being disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will receive further correspondence. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please assume that your application was unsuccessful. (House Assistant)

Shortlisted candidates will go through technical evaluations and assessments of their suitability (including checks on their criminal record, citizenship, credit history, qualifications, and employment background). The Department of Community Safety reserves the right to use other recruitment processes and not make an appointment if necessary. Candidates will be assigned based on corridor coordination and the department’s needs. The department does not accept posted, emailed, or hand-delivered applications. People with disabilities must attach confirmation of disabilities from a registered medical practitioner. The appropriate authorities require volunteer structures to provide a CPF/Confirmation letter. Please note that due to the high volume of applications expected, we will not be able to acknowledge

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