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Post Z83 : Bio-Markers at Statistics South Africa
February 29, 2016 Graduate Programme

Statistics South Africa is currently recruiting for Bio-Markers. Thirty Short-term contract positions exists in all Nine Provinces for the South African Demographic Health Survey (SADHS). These positions are for registered nurses who are unemployed, under the age of 65 and have not previously taken Voluntary Severance Packages (VSP) from government

Rate of Pay: R6125.13 per month (Ref: No.: 31/02/15HO)

Stats SA provides scientific knowledge that enables society to understand complex socio-economic phenomena. It draws its mandate from the Statistics Act, 1999 (Act No 6 of 1999)

Key Performance Areas

  • Ensure that all bio-marker measurements are performed/taken and recorded correctly
  • Provide participants with results of anthropometry, BP and anaemia tests
  • Ensure that all medical waste is disposed of correctly
  • Report progress daily to the supervisor
  • Ensure referral of participant/s to health services where and when required.


  • A diploma in Nursing and current registration with the SANC as a Professional Nurse (community services)
  • Experience in taking anthropometric measurements and blood for adults and children
  • Must be able to communicate in English and at least one other local language of the province for which they apply
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite.

This position will suit a person with

  • Good interpersonal, communication, facilitation and report writing skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team
  • Willingness to travel and work long irregular hours
  • Willingness to be away from home for the duration of the survey.

Short-listed applicants must be willing to undergo a competency exercise as part of the selection process.

How to apply

Closing date for applications is 04 March 2016 at 16h00

Required documents:

  • A signed Z83 application form (download here)
  • Detailed CV with contact details of three recent references
  • Certified copies of qualifications and Identity Document.

NB: Applicants risk being disqualified for failing to submit all the required documents as indicated above. Important note: If you do not hear from us within three months of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

● Correspondence will be entered into with short-listed candidates only

● Statistics South Africa reserves the right not to make an appointment

● Appointment is subject to security clearance, the signing of a performance agreement or plan, verification of the applicant’s documents and reference checking

● Applications received after the closing date will not be considered ● Please clearly indicate the reference number of the position you apply for in your application.

If you apply for more than one position, submit separate applications.

Head Office, Pretoria: Post to the Recruitment Manager, Statistics SA, Private Bag X44, Pretoria 0001 or hand-deliver at 167 Delta Heights Building, corner Andries (Thabo Sehume) and Vermeulen (Madiba) Streets, Pretoria. Enquiries: Kindly contact Mr. Collen Mokonyane or Obed Marubyane at (012) 310 4604/366 0151.

Northern Cape: Post to the Human Resources Officer, Private Bag X 5053, Kimberley 8300 or hand-deliver at The Old Standard Bank Building, Cnr Lennox & Du Toit Span Road. Enquiries: Kindly contact Ms Vuyisile Hadebe at (053) 802 6808.

Western Cape: Post to the Human Resources Officer, Private Bag X 9072, Cape Town 8000 or hand-deliver at 22 Long Street, Liberty Building, 3rd Floor. Enquiries: Kindly contact Mr Bulelani Mbiyozo at 021 481 5500.

Limpopo: Post to the Human Resources Officer, Private Bag X 9441, Polokwane, 0700 or hand-deliver at29 Bodenstein Street, Corporate Park Building, Polokwane Enquiries: Kindly contact Mr Collins Tlaka at (015) 295 3300.

KwaZulu-Natal: Post to the Human Resources Officer, Private Bag X 54337, Durban 4000 or hand-deliver at 85 on Field, 85 Joe Slovo Street, 4th Floor. Enquiries: Kindly contact Ms Futhi Mkhize at (031) 360 0600.

Eastern Cape: Post to the Human Resources Officer, Statistics South Africa, P.O.Box 7379, Quigney, East London 5211 or hand deliver at 15 Coutts Street, Ocean Terrace Park, Quigney. Enquiries: Kindly contact Ms Nozuko Gwabeni at (043) 707 4900.

Gauteng: Post to The Human Resources Officer, Private Bag X 7798, Johannesburg, 2000 or hand deliver at 284 Oak Avenue Randburg. Enquiries: Ms Clementia Nkomo at (011) 781 3495/3506.

Mpumalanga: Post to the Human Resources Officer, Private Bag X11290, Nelspruit, 1200 or hand-deliver on the 13 Cnr Streak & Ferreira Streets, MAXSA Building, 5th Floor, Nelspruit. Enquiries: Ms Sinah Matsaung or Mr Themba Zulu at (013) 762 0000.

Free State: Human Resource Officer, Statistics SA, Private Bag X20541, Bloemfontein 9300 or hand deliver at Ellen Gaborone Building, Corner Moshoeshoe & George Lubbe Street, Rocklands, Bloemfontein, 9300. Enquiries: Kindly contact: Mr. Raymond Matsemela at (051) 412 7500.

North West: Post to the Human Resources Officer, Private Bag 23213, Mafikeng 2745 or hand-deliver at Shop No 55, North Entrance, James Moroka Drive, Mmabatho 2735.Enquiries: Kindly contact Mark Maruping at (018) 384-2877/8/9.

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