POST 20/72: Food Services Supervisor

Salary: R183,279 per annum

Centre: Tygerberg Hospital, Parow Valley


  • Minimum educational qualification: General Education and Training Certificate (GETC) / Grade 9 (Std 7).
  • Appropriate experience in a food service environment.
  • Appropriate supervisory experience.
  • Inherent requirements:
    • Ability to do physical tasks.
    • Ability to work shifts, weekends, and public holidays.
    • Ability to work in large scale freezers and cold rooms.
    • Strength to lift heavy objects and remain on feet all day.

Competencies (knowledge/skills):

  • Literacy with sound numeracy skills.
  • Ability to work according to rules or standards and meet deadlines.
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Knowledge and ability to handle industrial equipment.
  • Knowledge of applicable legislation and policies on nutrition and different diets or large-scale food preparation according to standard recipes.


  • Support the principal food services supervisor and food service manager or senior in their tasks.
  • Responsible for hygiene.
  • Supervise and administer physical resources.
  • Assist with meal bookings, meal cards, and coding.
  • Implement standard menu, production planning, and correct procedures for receipt, storage, preparation, portioning, and distribution of meals.
  • Supervise food hygiene guidelines.
  • Allocate tasks and coordinate work schedules.
  • Maintain security of kitchen unit and all physical resources and supplies.
  • Supervise and administer activities regarding the meal plan for patients and private patients.

Enquiries: Ms R Keyser Tel No: (021) 938 4135

Applications: Applications are submitted online via Western Cape Government Health Jobs (click “online applications”).

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

Closing Date: 28 June 2024

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