The South African Breastmilk Reserve Job Opportunity March 2019


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: Northern Cape.

  • Kimberley Hospital
  • Uptington

The position is available immediately.


  • Collect donated milk
  • Recruite and assist new mothers to donate breastmilk (DBM)
  • Process, pasteurise and store donated milk according to SOP’s
  • Ensure the breastmilk bank never runs out of DBM
  • Distribute DBM according to SOP’s
  • Maintain all the administration documents according to the SOP’s
  • Clean and maintain all the cleanliness and hygiene standards according to the SOP’s
  • Maintain and enhance the reputation of SABR with the hospitals
  • Maintain the equipment and reporting the need for maintenance or equipment failure;
  • Ensure 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


  • Must have passed matric
  • 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

Submit your CV to state you are applying for “Upington” or “Kimberley” in your subject line.

Application Deadline: Sunday, 31 March, 2019