Abraham Kriel Bambanani is a reputable NGO in Johannesburg and has a dedicated staff compliment of 230.

We pride ourselves in excellence in Childcare. Our values are based on the best interest of the child. We take pride in our organisation and live through integrity in everything we do. Do you share the vision we have at Abraham Kriel Bambanani and want to make a difference?

If you meet the requirements for a position then you are most welcome to apply for the vacancies that are available.

Please complete the relevant application form for the position that you are applying for together with an affidavit and your CV and send it to nr@abrahamkriel.org.

We look forward to meeting you!


Section Head: Baby Ward2024-01-31T10:53:24+02:00
Closing date: 28/02/2024

Section Head:  Baby ward unit at Maria Kloppers Campus – Observatory – Jhb

The purpose of the job

Incumbent is responsible for the management of the baby ward unit at Maria Kloppers Campus, as well as the handling of specific management tasks related to the campus in the absence of the Campus Manager. The incumbent will further be responsible to diagnose, treat and refer minor ailments.  Supporting all aspects of clinical and psychological care to the babies including nutritional and dietary requirements. Manage and control employees under his/her direct supervision.  Motivate and develop staff, responsible for building and maintaining a positive team spirit.


  • Plan, direct, and coordinate the day-to-day operations of the Baby ward unit.
  • Develop and execute a daily programme and routine in the section which will be beneficial for the optimal development of the babies in the ward.
  • Identify signs and symptoms of illness in babies’ physical and psychological health and facilitate interventions to eliminate discomfort.
  • Responsible for a staff compliment of 17 employees.
  • Manage hygiene and sanitation within the department, ensuring all measures are in place for the safety of the babies and toddlers.
  • Plan, design and implement programmes that will stimulate the development and physical needs of the babies.
  • Prepare a departmental budget, help maintain materials, equipment and stock, reporting problems and defects in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Maintain an effective communication network: verbal, written and electronic to staff on matters pertaining to the wellbeing of the children, the babies and toddlers, as well as assist the manager in all matters pertaining to the unit.
  • Be aware of departmental policies and procedures, as well as the legal aspects pertaining to childcare law.
  • Ensure health and safety legislation is maintained at all times. Including workplace risk assessment control of infection, as well as the wellbeing and risk to staff.


  • Strong managerial and administrative skills.
  • Be able to identify the needs of the infants and toddlers.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, able to develop positive relationships with the staff and managers.
  • The ability to be multi skilled, multi tasked, must have self-discipline.
  • Be able to manage staff and delegate responsibilities.
  • Good attention to detail and accuracy.

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant qualification and valid registration with the South African Nursing Council as an enrolled nurse, level 2 or 3.
  • Previous experience with infants and toddlers will be an advantage.
  • At least 2 years in a managerial role, or supervisory of staff.
  • Being able to read, speak and write English. An African language will be advantageous.
  • Proficient in MS Office.

Should you meet any of the above requirements please email your CV to nr@abrahamkriel.org or kb@abrahamkriel.org.

 For more information, please contact Ms Pheli Baduza on 011-648 1394/5.    

Should you meet the above requirements please send a detailed CV with a professional application form downloadable from our website: www.abrahamkriel.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Maintenance Coordinator2024-01-31T10:53:46+02:00
Closing date: 28/02/2024

Maintenance Coordinator


Under the general direction of the Campus Manager, the incumbent organises, monitors and supervises facility maintenance operations, which includes the performance of a variety of technical and administrative tasks relative to the maintenance of the facilities, grounds, vehicles and general equipment of the Maria Kloppers Campus.


  • The incumbent report to the Campus Manager
  • All actions must be in line with company policies and procedures and the incumbent must adhere to decisions and recommendations made by the Board of Directors and their committees.
  • Ensure adherence to quality standards as well as compliance with health and safety regulations and safe operating procedures.
  • Recruitment, development and supervision of staff, reporting to the incumbent.


Plan, prioritise, assign, participate, supervise and review maintenance and repairs of buildings and equipment.

These include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Basic Plumbing and maintenance of sewer system
  • Minor electrical repairs including replacement of globes and repairs to plugs and light switches.
  • Replacement or repair of broken windows, doors, cupboards and worksurfaces in all units.
  • Maintenance and repairs to roofs, ceilings, walls and floors including approved tiling where necessary.
  • Interior and exterior painting, including palisade fencing and security gates.
  • Repair household equipment such as fridges, washing machines, stoves and other household appliances.

Maintenance of grounds and equipment:

These include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Mowing of the lawn, turning of the flowerbeds and trimming of shrubbs and trees.
  • Treatment and removal of weed.
  • Maintenance of vacant land adjacent to Maria Kloppers Campus.
  • Maintenance, including cutting of the grass and cleaning of the area adjacent to the service road at the entrance as well as the pavement in St Georges Street.
  • Ensure that grounds are neat and tidy at all times. Rubble and broken equipment must be removed in good time.
  • Repairs and maintenance of equipment used for the maintenance of the ground e.g. lawnmowers and brush cutters.

Maintenance of facilities, systems and playground equipment

These include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Daily treatment and maintenance of the swimmingpool and monitoring of water level.
  • Maintenance and repair of swimming pool pump and cleaning equipment (kreepy-Krauly).
  • Monitor Solar Heating Systems and ensure optimum functioning. Schedule annual service and report problems to the service provider.
  • Maintenance and repair of borehole pump and related equipment.
  • Regular inspections and repairs of playground equipment to ensure the safety of the children.

 Maintenance and repairs of vehicles

  • Perform daily inspection of all vehicles and monitor trip sheets and fuel consumption.
  • Attend to minor repairs and defaults concerning the vehicles.
  • Schedule regular services with the approved service provider.
  • Ensure that all vehicles are safe and roadworthy at all times.

Regular inspection of grounds, facilities and equipment to determine problems and necessary maintenance

These include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Inspect the perimeter fence and repair any damages.
  • Inspect gutters and downpipes to identify and remove any blockages.
  • Investigate any obvious signs of underground water leaks
  • Monitor weekly water and electricity consumption and act on or report any irregularities.
  • Inspect household equipment and appliances to ensure the proper functioning and safe use of aforementioned. 

 Supervision and development of staff

  • Ensure regular training and development of staff reporting to the position.
  • Manage and approve leave of staff reporting to the position.
  • Ensure staff has the necessary equipment, skills and training to execute the tasks at hand.
  • Perform bi-annual performance reviews.

 Administrative Duties

  • Good record keeping of all maintenance.
  • Submission of monthly maintenance and safety reports
  • Compile quarterly safety reports.
  • Complete and file safety checklists and reports.
  • Obtain written quotations from approved suppliers, when needed.
  • Compile and update maintenance plan.
  • Updating the inventory list.

 General Duties

  • Execute and/ or supervise approved building or reconstruction projects.
  • Assist with the transport of children and staff.
  • Attend and represent the campus at all relevant meetings as determined by the Campus Manager.
  • Act as Health and Safety representative of the Campus and execute all relevant duties associated with the role.
  • Assist children with school projects.
  • Attend relevant training and development sessions.
  • Execute any other reasonable duties as determined by the Campus manager which falls within the scope of the position or are in line with the operation of the campus.

Should you meet any of the above requirements please email your CV to nr@abrahamkriel.org or kb@abrahamkriel.org.

 For more information, please contact Ms Pheli Baduza on 011-648 1394/5.    

Should you meet the above requirements please send a detailed CV with a professional application form downloadable from our website: www.abrahamkriel.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Newsletter 80 | English | 20232023-04-25T09:37:56+02:00


“To be in service of a calling, is special. Not many people have the opportunity to live their life purpose through their daily work. I experience that privilege through my career at Abraham Kriel Bambanani and that is a blessing.”

Nuusbrief 80 | Afrikaans | 20232023-03-30T14:25:58+02:00


“Om in diens te staan van jou roeping, is spesiaal. Nie baie mense het die voorreg om hulle roeping elke dag in hulle werksplek uit te leef nie. As hoof van Abraham Kriel Bambanani is ek bevoorreg om elke dag my passie en roeping uit te leef.
Wat ‘n seëning”.















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