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Summary A handyman provides numerous services indoors and outdoors in a variety of areas, including general maintenance and cleaning, plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry and renovations. Duties (Including but not limited to):
  • Completing of routine check lists.
  • Completing jobs on job cards and job request lists.
  • Basic plumbing e.g. unblocking drains, fix leaks etc.
  • General Maintenance and cleaning (e.g. gutters, walls etc.)
  • Minor electrical issues e.g. changing light bulbs etc.
  • Assist with moving Furniture.
Skills and qualifications
  • Must be able to function well within a team.
  • Must be able to read, comprehend and write English.
  • Must have basic skills in plumbing, carpentry, electrical and masonry.
  • Good communication skills
  • Ensure all Health and Safety regulations are adhered to.
  • Perform various tasks as assigned to you by Management.
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality.
  • Ensure routine checks are done.
  • Complete all jobs on job cards and request lists.
  • General maintenance, ensuring the facility is well looked after.
  • Fixing of drains, leaks, gutters, walls.
  • Moving furniture.
  • Applications to Roelof Steenkamp @
  • Applications close 15/12/2017.
  • Akeso Clinics is an equal opportunity employer.
Summary of Duties: To work with the occupational therapists in the team to implement therapy plans that aim to restore and maintain a patient's ability to function independently on a daily basis. They need to support and assist the occupational therapy team in treating Akeso inpatients appropriate to their level of functioning with specific reference to low functioning patients. Detailed Responsibilities:
  • Helping clients with groups and activities outlined in a treatment plan developed in collaboration with an occupational therapist.
  • Monitoring an individual's activities to make sure they are performed correctly.
  • Conducting group therapy sessions as needed.
  • Screening of patients as needed.
  • Orientating patients as needed.
  • Maintaining the Art Room as required.
  • Billing as appropriate in consultation with an occupational therapist.
  • Attending ward rounds and providing feedback to the team regarding patients’ progress and treatment.
  • Fulfilling administration duties for COPE as required for the smooth running of the units.
  • Working as a fully integrated member of the multi-disciplinary team including liaison with nurses and psychiatrists and with any other relevant professionals.
  • Assisting with and covering duties of other COPE members as required.
  • Ensure all Health and Safety regulations are adhered to.
  • Perform various tasks as assigned to you by Management.
  • Maintains a high level of confidentiality.
Qualifications: Must have a basic qualification as an OTA or OTT and be registered with the HPCSA and BHF. Skills:
  • Ability to design a basic programme for a low functioning patient and provide individual therapy.
  • Basic group therapy skills.
  • Skills in creative areas such as arts and crafts.
  • Follow instructions given by the OT.
  • To work independently on an individual basis with low functioning patients.
  • To run groups under guidance of the OTs.
  • Actively participate in training.
  • To communicate effectively with the entire team.
  • To actively support and engage in Akeso Clinical Quality Project activities and initiatives.
  • Applications to Sandy Lewis at
  • Applications close 15 December 2017.
  • Akeso Clinics is an equal opportunity employer.