South African Breastmilk Reserve Ongoing Recruitment

Posted on :

13 Jul, 2018

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Healthcare Jobs in South Africa

The South African Breastmilk Reserve is a nonprofit organisation that came to life in 2003 and today is the largest milk-bank banking partner of the South Africa Department of Health and Netcare, associated with 44 milk banks that supply anything from 75 to 100 hospitals around the country, in a year.

Job Title: Auxiliary Nurse
Job Location:  East London, Cecelia Makiwane Hospital
Work hours: 07h00 to 16h00 Monday to Friday.

This position could be suitable for an auxiliary nurse who is well integrated and connected in the local community.

Salary: R3 500 per month.

The position is available immediately.


  • Collecting donated breastmilk (DBM)
  • Recruiting and assisting new mothers to DBM
  • Processing, pasteurising and storing donated milk according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOP)’s
  • Ensuring the breastmilk bank never runs out of DBM
  • Distributing DBM according to SOP’s
  • Maintaining all the administration documents according to the SOP’s
  • Cleaning and maintaining all the cleanliness and hygiene standards according to the SOP’s
  • Maintaining and enhancing the reputation of SABR with the hospitals
  • Maintaining the equipment and reporting the need for maintenance or equipment failure
  • Ensuring quality assurance, health and safety standards and hygiene standards are maintained at all times including universal regular hand washing procedures
  • Advocacy work to promote human breast milk banking


  • HIV/aids counselling experience
  • Qualified auxiliary nurse
  • Qualified HIV/Aids Counsellor
  • Passionate about breast feeding
  • Ideally a mother who has breastfed her own children
  • Some work experience in the health sector
  • Affinity with and sensitivity towards new mothers
  • Be self-motivated and able to work on one’s own
  • Ideally be computer literate

To apply please send your CV to [email protected]

Application Deadline: 21st July, 2018

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