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Desmond Tutu Health Foundation

General Worker

Job Description 


The Desmond Tutu Health Foundation (DTHF) is a registered non-profit organisation focused on the pursuit of excellence in research, treatment, training and prevention of HIV and related infections in Southern Africa.We have fantastic job opportunities across our businesses for talented people wanting to realize their full potential. Could that be you? If so, we invite you to explore the possibility of joining us to play your part in Desmond Tutu Health Foundations’ exciting future.The main purpose of this position is to perform cleaning duties and other similar activities at Centre for Adherence and Therapeutics; Gugulethu site.

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 10 Standard
  • Preference resident living in Gugulethu
  • At least one year experience in a similar role
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Organized and efficient in completing tasks
  • Knowledge on the usage of tools and accessories required to perform the job
  • Able to clean all fixtures and furniture safely
  • Adept at using chemicals in a safe manner
  • Have a high standard of cleaning and organizing
  • Ability to manage stock adequately
  • Safety focused
  • Punctual, reliable, and respectful



  • Ensure all offices are clean and tidy at all times
  • Kitchen- keep storage areas tidy and clean, wash dishes, and clean appliances
  • Meeting and Clinical Rooms – disinfect regularly, clean, and tidy in preparation for next day
  • Clean bathrooms and toilets as needed (may be more than once a day for patient facilities)
  • Dust and clean office equipment and machines, beds, sinks, shelving etc.
  • Change clinic room sheets and pillowcases weekly


  • Maintain cutlery, crockery, kitchen utensils and appliances in good condition, replace when necessary.
  • Maintain cleaning equipment and sundries
  • Manage dustbins, internal and external
  • Ensure sufficient stock of cleaning materials and equipment are always available (including soap, toilet paper, dishwashing liquid, patient tea and coffee supplies etc)


  • Ensure that boardrooms/meeting rooms are adequately set up
  • Take care that offices are clean, neat and tidy
  • Be aware with respect to stock control of perishable and non-perishable suppliers
  • Go to stores for shopping as and when required
  • Unpacking and packing orders


  • Ensure documentation of cleaning schedules completed
  • Ensure documentation pertaining to consumable inventory completed
  • Ensure Meeting Room schedules are adhered to

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