Department of Health warns public of job scammers

The Mpumalanga Department of Health warns community members about scammers who masquerade as officials promising job placements in the department.

Recently scammers identified as Mr. Ndlovu or Mr. Maphanga “Director at Human Resource” at Rob Ferreira hospital have emerged. They use the 0637655816 number. 

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“The department can confirm that the two are not employed by the Department Health or Rob Ferreira hospital. Sometimes the perpetrators use names of officials in our employment, post information, names of our health facilities, and use letterheads of the Department of Health on social media to scam the unsuspected victims. 

“The Department of health uses well-known print media, government facilities, official social media platforms, and radio stations to advertise vacant posts. The Department of Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and strictly no money is payable on application or employment,” said MEC Sasekani Manzini. 

It further said that the public should know that all vacancies are advertised, followed by a selection process of which interviews are conducted to find a suitable candidate for the position. The department is working with law enforcement agencies to bring the perpetrators to book. 

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Recently scammers identified as Mr Ndlovu and Mr Maphanga “Director at Human Resource” at Rob Ferreira hospital have emerged. They use the 0637655816 number. 

“The department can confirm that the two are not employed by the Department Health or Rob Ferreira hospital. Sometimes the perpetrators use names of officials in our employment, post information, names of our health facilities and use letterheads of the Department of Health on social media with an intention to scam the unsuspected victims. 

“The Department of health uses well-known print media, government facilities, official social media platform and radio stations to advertised vacant post. The Department of Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and strictly no money is payable on application or employment,” said MEC Sasekani Manzini. 

It further said that the public should know that all vacancies are advertised, followed by a selection process of which interviews are conducted to find a suitable candidate for the position. The department is working with law enforcement agencies to bring the perpetrators to book. 

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