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Housekeeping Supervisor

at Life St George's Hospital
Published September 11, 2023
Location Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Category Management  
Job Type Full-Time  


A vacancy exists for a Housekeeping Supervisor who will be based at Life St George’s Hospital reporting to the Services Manager, Julia Frost.

The primary focus of this position will be to assist in achieving quality standards within the services department through sound administrative practices, data capturing and organisation of housekeeping and laundry services.

Critical Outputs
To ensure interdepartmental liaising to provide efficient housekeeping services to the hospital wards.
To communicate effectively and timeously to resolve queries and complaints.
To provide administrative support to the Services Manager in relation to data capturing, invoicing, reports and diary management.
Basic supervision of housekeeping personnel.
To supervise all laundry, catering, waste and hygiene management for the hospital.
Effective management and distribution of linen to all wards.
Stock take of linen to be done as required.
Neatness and cleanliness of linen store rooms.
Accurate record keeping and assistance in hospital audits.


Grade 12 - Matric certificate required
Computer proficiency required (MS Office)
SAP System experience would be advantageous
Previous supervisory experience would be advantageous
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong communication skills
Team player, energetic, physically fit, quality-focused & able to work independently
Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
Reliable transport arrangements


Strategic thinking
Problem-solving, analysis and judgement
Resilience, drive and energy
Engaging diversity and managing change
Influencing skills