(currently 2 Vacancies)


Nursing vacancies – Staff nurses and Enrolled nurses

  • All nursing staff are required to work 7/7 shifts and must be able to work night shifts.
  • Experience in paediatric care is essential.
  • Computer literacy is essential
  • 2 years’ experience required
  • SANC registered.
  • Must have an understanding of chronic life limiting and life threatening medical conditions

Demonstrate the following competencies

  • A passion for working with children
  • Compassion
  • Assertiveness
  • Drive and energy
  • Proactive and demonstrate initiative
  • Team player working within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Desire for personal development and upskilling

Staff nurse:

Reporting to the registered nurse on duty,  the EN  is responsible for the smooth running of the ward and creating  a safe therapeutic environment

Key Duties  are as follows:

  • Shift staff supervision – attendance, morale, etc.
  • Allocation of daily tasks to ENA and carers.
  • Drawing up individual patient nursing care plans
  • Administration and ordering of medication
  • Ensure patients records and general admin requirements are completed timeously
  • Participation( provide input ) in Performance appraisal discussions
  • Hands on bed side nursing care
  • Staff on the job training
  • Manage the children’s behaviour according to disciplinary protocols and reward systems
  • Ward shift handover.
  • Manage complicated nursing care ( Wound)
  • Referrals and liaison with multidisciplinary health team , internally and externally
  • Supervising /education visiting parents on the ward

Enrolled Nursing Assistant

Reporting to the Ward supervisor( RN/SN) the ENA is responsible for the provision of nursing care to patients with Life limiting and life threatening medical conditions

Key duties are as follows:

  • Vital signs and observations and reporting
  • Completion of patient records
  • Trachea care
  • Wound care
  • Oxygen therapy.
  • Diabetes blood glucose monitoring
  • Bladder and bowel care
  • Feeding/tube feeds /
  • bathing and general patient hygiene
  • Escorting children to hospital as required ( high risk patients)


To apply

Please email a motivational letter and a detailed CV and to the HR manager  on

Certified copies of ID and certificates will be required.



Teaching assistant

St Joseph’s home  for Chronically ill children is looking for an energetic, self-motivated teaching assistant to provide support to our patients who  experience barriers to learning.

This is a part  time position working   3 hours  every morning ( 9 to 12) under the guidance of the Western Cape Education Department Learner support teacher


Key duties

  • Assist Learning Support Teacher to implement the Individual Support Plans of learners who experience barriers to learning;
  • Liaise with child’s previous school to get academic material when required;
  • Implement the plan agreed upon by the School Based Support Team;
  • Provide a retrospective report on support rendered to the School Based Support Team Co-ordinator;
  • Assist with the preparation, distribution, collection and storage of Learning and Teaching Support Material;
  • Keep record of services rendered;
  • Assist with classroom organisation and management;
  • Assist with the development of perceptual skills;
  • Listen to learners reading;
  • Consolidate sounds and words with learners;
  • Consolidate the learner’s number concept by using suitable strategies and support material


Key requirements:

  • 2 – 3 years experience in education for  grade 6 and above
  • Fluent in at least 2 RSA languages
  • Computer literacy


Send CV and motivational letter to