The Department is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, whose aim is to promote in all levels of occupational categories in the Department. People with disability must feel free to apply.

Applications are invited from unemployed graduates with the following qualifications.

 Placement Area/Section Bachelor Degree or National Diploma (or certification for nursing qualifications)
Finance Services Accounting / Finance Management
LOCATIONS(s): Ethekwini (x12) Amajuba (x3) Uthukela (x7) Umzinyathi (x7) Umgungundlovu (x12) Uthungulu (x1) Umkhanyakude (x7) Zululand (x3) Head Office (6)
Public Relations Office Communication / Public Relations Management
LOCATIONS(s): Ethekwini (x7) Amajuba (x3) Uthukela (x2) Umzinyathi (x2) Umgungundlovu (x1) Sisonke (x2) Ugu (x5) Ilembe (x3) Uthungulu (x5) Zululand (x2) Head Office(x2)
Human Resource Management Human Resource management
LOCATIONS(s): Ethekwini (x14) Amajuba (x11) Umgungundlovu (x11) Sisonke (x8) Ugu (x11) Ilembe (x7) Uthungulu (x3) Umkhanyakude (x7) Zululand (x1) Head Office(x5)
Patient Information Office Information Technology /Data Management
LOCATIONS(s): Ethekwini (x2) Uthukela (x2) Sisonke (x1) Uthungulu (x1) Umkhanyakude (x1) Head Office(x1)
Library Library Science
LOCATIONS(s): Ethekwini (x2) Sisonke (x2) Umkhanyakude (x1) Head Office(x1)
General Administration Public Administration / Management
LOCATIONS(s): Ethekwini (x13) Amajuba (x3) Uthukela (x3) Umzinyathi (x3) Umgungundlovu (x1) Ugu (x6) Ilembe (x3) Uthungulu (x1) Zululand (x2) Head Office(x11)
Secretary /Office Services Secretarial / Office Management
LOCATIONS(s): Ethekwini (x2) Uthukela (x1) Umzinyathi (x2) Umgungundlovu (x1) Ugu (x4) Zululand (x1) Head Office(x4)
Supply Chain Management Supply Chain Management/ Public Administration / Management
LOCATIONS(s): Ethekwini (x12) Uthukela (x5) Umzinyathi (x8) Umgungundlovu (x1) Sisonke (x5) Ugu (x3) Ilembe (x6) Uthungulu (x5) Head Office(x1)
Transport Management Public Administration / Management/ Transport Management
LOCATIONS(s): Umgungundlovu (x1)
Organisational Efficiency Services Work Study or Production Management
LOCATIONS(s): Umgungundlovu (x1)
Health Promotion Health Promotion
LOCATIONS(s): Head Office(x1)
Legal Services Law
LOCATIONS(s): Head Office(x2)
Office Of the MEC Photographer/ Videographer
LOCATIONS(s): Head Office(x1)
Office of the MEC Researcher
LOCATIONS(s): Head Office(x1)

Requirements for the above Internship programme:-

  • Applicants must come from the KwaZulu-Natal province and be previously disadvantaged;
  • The targeted age group should be from 18 to 35 years.
  • Candidates must demonstrate willingness to work and excel in the specialized field.

Key Performance Areas

  • To perform relevant duties as designed by the supervisor,
  • To demonstrate expertise in accordance with the area of specialization to enhance service delivery;
  • Assignments will be at a level of the specific qualification

Directions to Candidates

  • Application forms can be collected from Human Resources Office of all the Health District Offices, and Institutions as well as Head Office.
  • One application must be submitted to the District Office of your residential area; No application from outside ones’ district will be considered
  • The address for the relevant District Office in which you reside is depicted on the table below;
  • Attach originally certified copies of educational qualifications and ID, and updated curriculum vitae,
  • A signed affidavit from the Commissioner of Oath as proof of unemployment, clearly indicating that you have not benefited from the internship programme before.
  • If you do not hear form the Department within 3 weeks after the closing date, kindly regard your application as unsuccessful.

NB: – Failure to comply with the above directives will disqualify the candidate. Contracted candidates will be allocated to institutions that fall within a specific district/ Head Office.

ENQUIRIES: Mr. VC Maphalala at (033) 395 2594



District Name Telephone Physical Address Postal Address
UGu (DC 21) Miss NC Mntambo (039) 688 3000 41 Bissett Street, entrance on Nelson Mandela Drive Port Shepstone, 4240 P/Bag X735, Port Shepstone, 4240
uMgungundlovu(DC 22) Mr. R Baijoo (033) 897 1000 Brasfort House, 262 Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3201 P/Bag X9124 Pietermaritzburg 3200
UThukela (DC 23) Miss SC Ngubane (036) 631 2202 32 Lyell Street, Ladysmith, 3370 (UThukela District Mayoral Offices) P/Bag X9958 Ladysmith 3370
UMzinyathi (DC 24) Mrs K Greyling (034) 299 9100 34 Wilson Street , Dundee , 3000 P/Bag X2052 Dundee 3000
Amajuba(DC 25) Mrs. N Ndlela (034) 328 7000 38 Voortrekker Street, Newcastle, 2940 P/Bag X6661 Newcastle, 2940
Zululand (DC 26) Mr. P Ntshangase (035) 874 2302 King Dinuzulu Highway, Admin Building, Ground Floor (Ministerial Suit), Ulundi P/Bag X81 Ulundi 3838
UMkhanyakude (DC 27) Mr. P Zungu (035) 572 1327 Jozini main street, opposite the Post Office P/Bag X026 Jozini, 3969
UThungulu (DC 28) Mr. D. Ngidi (035) 787 0631/3/4/5/6 No 2 Cnr of Chrome and Lood Avenue Old Telkom Building Empangeni Rail, 3910 P/Bag X20034, Empangeni, 3880
ILembe (DC 29) Miss PD Ngwenya (032) 437 3500 36/40 Chief Albert Luthuli Street Stanger, 4450 P/Bag X10620 Stanger 4450
Sisonke (DC 43) Mr. S Kheswa (039) 834 8307 Standard Bank Building 11 Margaret Street, Ixopo 3276 P/Bag X 502 Ixopo 3276
eThekwini (Durban) Mr. R Duki (031) 240 5300 Highway House, 83 Jan Smuts Highway Mayville, Durban, 4001 P/Bag X54318 Durban 4000
Head Office, Natalia Mrs. N Mncwabe 033 -3952178 330 Langalibalele StreetPietermaritzburg , 3201 Private Bag x9051Pietermaritzburg, 3200