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Faircape Health provides the full continuum of care at six world-class healthcare facilities located on-site at six luxury, retirement villages.

The services of experienced, dedicated and compassionate Day and Night Carers are required for our facility within the Somerset West area within Cape Town.

We are seeking compassionate and dedicated Caregivers to join our team. As a Caregiver, you will play a crucial role in providing personalized care and support to your assigned residents. This includes adhering to care plans, ensuring patient comfort, and fostering a safe and therapeutic environment.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of others, we invite you to apply for this rewarding position.

Duties include but is not limited to the following:

Personal Care:

  • Attend to activities as per the care plan, including personal hygiene, incontinence care, dressing, feeding, and companionship for your assigned residents.
  • Chart all activities on our electronic system, Healthware, using the provided company cellphone

Administration & Reporting:

  • Chart and timestamp all activities on Healthware, following company procedures.
  • Report any changes or causes of concern in a resident’s condition promptly to the Duty Sister.



Patient Care (according to care plan):

  • Follow the care plan diligently and document activities on Healthware.
  • Maintain a safe and therapeutic environment for residents, aligning with the care plan and individual diagnoses.

Company Policies & Procedures:

  • Adhere to company rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Treat all residents with respect and dignity.

Infection Control:

  • Comply with company policies and procedures related to infection control.
  • Maintain good personal hygiene as per relevant policies.

Health & Safety:

  • Adhere to company health and safety standards during work activities.
  • Be aware of duty of care and take measures to protect vulnerable residents.
  • Report any health and safety contraventions to the Duty Sister.

Education and Qualifications:

  • Acknowledged Carer training from reputable organisation advantageous
  • SETA accreditation will be an advantage


  • Proven experience as a Carer or experience in a similar environment

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Skilled in basic computer knowledge
  • Knowledge of caring principles in caring for the aged, this includes:
  • Core carer competency skills
  • Dementia care
  • Palliative care
  • Rehabilitative care
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Work well with the elderly and have compassion for caring for them
  • Work well within a team and independently
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Be accepting of change within the role of caring, as the need arises
  • Maintain positive relationships with all (resident, families, colleagues)
  • Have the ability to make good decisions, think objectively, make decisions and prevent medico-legal risks



Specific requirements

  • Clear health record
  • Clear criminal record
  • Clear credit record
  • Contactable references

Working Hours: Normal working days are Mondays to Sundays, according to the duty roster. You will be required to work 16.25 shifts per month. Shifts are Day Duty from 07h00 until 19h00 and Night Duty 19h00 to 07h00.


We are offering a competitive salary from R 5,800 Cost to Company per month

There is always room for growth opportunities within our organisation for your professional development.

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