MESSENGER (X1 POST)REF NO: CHBAH: 538 Directorate: Obstetrics and Gynaecology

SALARY : R104 073 per annum, (plus benefits)

CENTRE : Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital


Adult Education and Training (AET/ABET) level 3 or equivalent (Grade 7).

Ability to work under pressure. Basic understanding of Policies (Batho Pele Principles, Patients Right Charter, Occupational Health and Safety, Six Priorities and National Core Standards).

Basic knowledge of legislative framework and processes relating to messaging.

Ability to work independently and in a team. Ability to communicate well with people at different levels. Ability to act with tact and discretion. Ability to organize and plan.

Sound verbal and communication skills. Must be self-motivated. Must be prepared to rotate to other units as well as work shifts, which include night duty, weekends and public holidays. Knowledge and application of the Batho Pele Principles.

Ability to liaise with liaises with internal and external stakeholders. It is an inherent requirement of the job to be ethical and maintain confidentiality at all times. Applicant should be prepared to undergo Medical surveillance as an inherent job requirement.


Distribution of internal and external memos, circulars, sorting and delivering of posts. Assist in patient’s records and registry functions. Responsible to collect and deliver blood from blood bank. Collect and deliver sputum bottles etc. to and from Laboratory (NHLS), collect medication from pharmacy, collect and deliver bottles from the milk room and deliver it to the wards.

Collection of VA2 forms, orders from different offices and submit to Stores department. Exchange books/registers, stationeries from stores. Collection of leave, overtime forms and other documents and submits to leave section (HR).

Collecting of documents between offices and departments and submit to the various stakeholders. Ensure that the recipient sign on the delivery book or register. Comply with the rotation roster. Adhere to all legal instruction given to you written or verbally by senior member. Adhere to time lines.

Attend meetings and training as approved by supervisor. Comply with the Performance Management and Development System (Contracting, quarterly reviews and final assessment).

ENQUIRIES : Ms N.F.Ramela Tel No: (011) 933- 8148APPLICATIONS : Applications should be hand delivered to

The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital between 8am and 3pm at Ground Floor, Main Admin Building or posted to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Private Bag X01, Pimville, 1808. No faxed or emailed applications will be considered.

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the New Z83 Fully completed, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at According to Circular 5 of 2021, candidates must attach copies of all the necessary documents (qualifications) to the application including a valid identity document, relevant certificates and current proof of Council were necessary. Such copies need not be certified when applying for the post; only shortlisted candidates will receive communication from HR to submit certified copies not older than 6 months on or before the day of the interview.

Smart ID card copy must show both sides of the ID card. Applications without proof of the necessary documents required by HR will be disqualified. The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV that specifies the following: All experience indicating the position, institution and respective dates (DD/MM/YY). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) – Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 off which one must be immediate supervisor, identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, credit/financial stability checks and employment verification). The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993.

CHBAH reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for Non-SMS positions during the recruitment process to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). CHBAH also reserves the right to cancel the filling of Vacancy or not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process.The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity; therefore, all the appointments will be made in accordance with the Employment Equity target of the department. People with disability are encouraged to apply.

CLOSING DATE : 11 February 2022

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