Healthcare Supporter

Welwitschia Hospital

Welwitschia Hospital is recruiting a Healthcare Supporter, in Walvis Bay, Namibia.
  • Feeding, bathing, dressing, grooming, or moving patients
  • Moving patients between departments (e.g. from wards to theatre/x-rays and back)
  • Taking supplies to and from wards
  • Taking samples to and from laboratories
  • Moving specialist apparatus around the hospital
  • Daily change bed linen
  • Ad hoc tasks as instructed by the nursing management team
  • Have a friendly, helpful and compassionate manner
  • Demonstrate the ability to act calmly and quickly in emergencies
  • Demonstrate the ability to follow instructions
  • A disposition towards quality and excellent patient care
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and ability to perform under pressure
  • Namibian Citizen
  • Grade 12, plus a Caregiver Certificate
  • At least 1 year’s working experience post-training
  • Basic knowledge of infection control, health and safety will be an advantage
  • Physically strong, fit and able to cope with lifting weight and mobilizing patients
  • Fully proficient in English
  • Proficiency in any other Namibian local languages will be an added advantage
  • Availability and willingness to work day and night shifts, overtime, weekends, Public Holidays and in all units
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
This vacancy is no longer accepting applications


  • Entity Welwitschia Hospital
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  • Published 31.01.2023
  • Expires 08.02.2023
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