SANBS: General Laboratory Assistant Opportunity

Closing Date: 01 August 2014

The South African National Blood Service is looking for a General Laboratory Assistant in Middleburg (Mpumalanga).

Job Purpose:

The preparation, delivery and collection of blood bank hampers, routine bio-hazardous waste disposal and cleaning duties according to relevant SOP’€™s.

SANBS is a non-profit organisation; therefore, ownership of its assets does not vest in its members. In the event that SANBS should stop operating, its assets would have to be transferred to an organisation with similar goals and objectives.


  • Minimum Education Required: Grade 10
  • Overtime as and when required
  • Shift work and weekend duties as required
  • General physical health and reasonable endurance and mobility
  • Proficient eye-sight

Key Performance Areas:

  • BRB / blood hamper preparation, collection, packing received stock and stock count objectives
  • Waste disposal objectives
  • Daily Laboratory Duty objectives
  • SHEQ Compliance objectives
  • General function objectives

Cognitive Competencies:

  • Attention to Detail
  • Problem Solving

Personal Competencies:

  • Ethical Behaviour
  • Personal Development
  • Flexibility / Adaptability
  • Excellence Orientation
  • Drive and believe in the cause

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Relationship Building
  • Communication
  • Engaging Diversity
  • Teamwork

Principles of Excellence:

  • Customer Service Orientation
  • Ethical Behaviour
  • Excellence Orientation
  • Engaging Diversity
  • Teamwork

How to apply

Click here to apply online