Life Healthcare


Function: Patient services

Facility: Life Beacon Bay Hospital

Position: Porter


A vacancy exists for a Porter, based at Life Beacon Bay Hospital, reporting to Brigitt Rafffie, Admission Supervisor. The successful candidate will be responsible for the management of the financial and clinical administrative risks pertaining to future patient admissions.Critical Outputs

  • Be friendly to customers
  • Deliver correspondence in the hospital
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Safe Transporting of patients between hospital departments, including wards, doctor’s rooms, radiology and pathology
  • Distribution of internal memos and correspondence
  • Directing patients and visitors in a friendly manner to relevant departments within the hospital
  • Ensure a well maintained and clean reception area and presentation of Life healthcare magazines and promotional material
  • Assist with compiling patient pre-admission packs
  • Other tasks as assigned by the Reception Supervisor


  • Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Driver’s license and valid PDP
  • Team player
  • Customer orientated
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Proficient in English (talk, read and write)
  • Accuracy with figures
  • Ability to work flexible hours/overtime according to operational requirements
  • The Candidate should have the ability to work independently and manage time effectively


  • Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
  • Resilience
  • Engaging diversity
  • Verbal & written communication and presentation
  • Influencing
  • Drive & energy
  • Excellence orientation
  • Ethical behaviour
  • Building relationships
  • Customer responsiveness
  • Organisational awareness
  • Leading my example (Key for Managers)
  • Motivating and developing people (Key for Managers)


Tristam Hill

Email: [email protected]

Closing date: Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Please specify the position you are applying for when submitting your CV.

Internal applicants – Before making an application, you are requested to discuss your application with your line manager. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Should you not receive any communication after 2 weeks of closing date, kindly consider your application as unsuccessful.

External candidates will also be considered.

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Life Healthcare is an equal opportunity employer.

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