The Gauteng Department of Health is embarking on a significant recruitment drive, underlining its commitment to promoting equity and quality healthcare. As part of this initiative, the department is actively seeking to fill several nursing jobs at the Kalafong Provincial Tertiary Hospital. This presents a great opportunity for qualified nursing professionals to contribute to the healthcare sector while advancing their careers.

Available Positions: Gauteng Health Nursing Jobs

1. Staff Nurse/Enrolled Nurse (Grade 1-2) X6

  • Ref No: KPHT/10/15
  • Number of Posts: 6
  • Salary Range:
    • Grade 1: R199 725 – R222 939 per annum
    • Grade 2: R237 210 – R264 948 per annum
    • Grade 3: R277 752 – R337 860 per annum
    • Additional benefits are included.
  • Requirements:
    • A Grade 12 or equivalent qualification.
    • Registration with the South African Nursing Council (SANC) as an Enrolled Nurse.
    • Varied experience levels are required for different grades.
    • An understanding of nursing care processes and relevant legal frameworks.
  • Duties:
    • Development and implementation of basic patient care.
    • Effective utilization of resources.
    • Commitment to professional growth and ethical standards.

2. Nursing Assistant X4

  • Ref No: KPHT/10/16
  • Number of Posts: 4
  • Salary Range:
    • Grade 1: R157 761 – R175 728 per annum
    • Grade 2: R184 026 – R205 281 per annum
    • Grade 3: R216 876 – R264 948 per annum
    • Additional benefits are included.
  • Requirements:
    • A Grade 12 or equivalent qualification, along with a one-year Nursing Assistant Certificate.
    • Registration with the SANC as an Enrolled Nursing Assistant.
    • Knowledge of nursing statutes and other relevant frameworks.
  • Duties:
    • Assisting patients with daily living activities.
    • Providing elementary clinical nursing care.
    • Maintaining professional growth and adhering to ethical standards.

Application Process

Interested candidates must submit their applications to the Kalafong Provincial Tertiary Hospital’s Human Resource Department. It is essential to fill out the application on a new Z83 form, effective from 1 January 2021, accompanied by a comprehensive CV. Shortlisted candidates will be required to provide certified copies of their qualifications and other relevant documents.

Closing Date

The closing date for both positions is 24 November 2023.

Equity and Inclusivity

The Department of Health is keen to promote equity through these recruitments, adhering to the Employment Equity Plan. Candidates will be assessed based on qualifications, experience, and the department’s equity targets.


These positions offer a unique opportunity for nursing professionals to engage in meaningful work in the healthcare sector while advancing their careers. The roles are not just jobs but pathways to make significant contributions to public health in Gauteng. Candidates who meet the requirements and are passionate about nursing care are highly encouraged to apply.

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