KZN Dept of Health: Internships 2022

KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health invites applicants to apply for Graduate / Internship Programme 2022.

Internship Application Closing Date: 18 February 2022

Internship Location: KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

The KZN Department of Health invites applications from unemployed graduates in possesion of any of the qualifications mentioned below.

Reference No: HRM 5/4/6

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.

The following Internship Opportunities are open for applications:

 Administration Intern

Locations: Ethekwin, Uthukela, Umzinyathi, Umgungundlovu, Harry Gwala, Ugu, Ilembe, King Cetshwayo, Umkhanya Kude, Zululand, Head Office.

  • Degree/ Diploma in: Public Management

Secretariat Intern

Locations: Ethekwin, Amajuba, Uthukela, Umzinyathi, Umkhanya Kude, Zululand, Head Office.

Degree/ Diploma in:

  • Office Management
  • Management Assistant

Human Resource Management Intern

Locations:  Ethekwin, Uthukela, Umzinyathi, Umgungundlovu, Harry Gwala, Ugu, Ilembe, King Cetshwayo, Umkhanya Kude, Zululand, Head Office.

Degree/ Diploma in:

  • Human Resource Management
  • Public Management

Health Promotion Intern

Locations: Head Office.

  • Degree/ Certificate in: Health Promotion

Dietician Intern

Locations:  Head Office.

  • BSC/ Degree in Dietetics + 1year Postgraduate Diploma, Community Service+ Registration with HPCSA

Nutrition Intern

Locations:  Head Office.

  • BSC/(Human Nutrition) Degree and Postgraduate Diploma/ National Diploma in Community Nutrition
  • or BSC Nutrition Degree+ Registration with HPCSA

Finance/ Accounting Intern

Locations: Ethekwin, Amajuba, Umzinyathi, Umgungundlovu, Harry Gwala, Ugu, Ilembe, King Cetshwayo, Umkhanya Kude, Zululand, Head Office.

  • B.Com Degree/ Degree or Diploma in Financial Management, Taxation

Supply Chain Management Intern

Locations: Ethekwin, Harry, Gwala, Ugu, Ilembe, King, Cetshway, Zululand, Head Office.

BCom Degree / Degree or Diploma in:

  • Financial Management,
  • Supply Chain,
  • Public Management
  • Logistics

Digital Arts Intern

Locations: Head Office

  • Diploma/ National Certificate in: Digital Arts

Marketing Intern

Locations: Head Office

  • Degree/ National Diploma in Marketing

Library Intern

Locations: Zululand, Head Office

  • Degree/ National Diploma in: Library and Information Science

Information Studies Intern

Locations: Head Office

  • Degree/ National in Information Science

Public Relations Intern

Locations: Ethekwin, Uthukela, Umzinyathi, Ugu, King Cetshwayo, Zululand, Head Office.

  • Degree/ National Diploma in Public Relation

Journalism Intern

Locations: Head Office

  • Degree/ National Diploma in Journalism

Web Design Intern

Locations: Head Office

  • Degree/ National Diploma in Web Design

Legal Intern

Locations: Head Office

  • LLB Degree/ on any Law Degree

Plumber Intern

Locations:  Amajuba, Head Office

  • Diploma/ Certificate in Plumbing

Data Capturer Intern

Locations: Head Office

  • Data Capturing Certificate/ Computer Certificate

Quantity Surveyor Technician Intern

Locations: Head Office

  • Degree/ National Diploma in Quantity Surveying

Electrician Technician Intern

Locations: Head Office

  • Degree/Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Civil Technician Intern

Locations: Head Office

  • Degree/Diploma in Civil Engineering

Architect Intern

Locations: Head Office

  • Degree/ National Diploma in Architec

Construction Intern

Locations: Head Office

  • Degree/Diploma in Construction or Building studies

Mechanical Technician Intern

Locations: Amajuba, Head Office

  • Degree/Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

Information Technology Intern

Locations: Head Office

  • Degree/ National Diploma in Information Technology

Psychology Intern

Locations: Head Office

  • Degree in Social Science/Arts majoring in Psychology

Nursing Assistant Intern

Locations: Harry, Gwala, Cetshway, Umkhanya Kude, Zululand

  • Nursing Assistant+ registration with HPCSA

Enrolled Nurse Intern

Locations:  Uthukela, Umzinyathi, Umgungundlovu, King Cetshwayo, Umkhanya Kude

  • Enrolled Nurse + registration with HPCSA

Professional Nurse Intern

Locations: Harry Gwala, Ugu, Ilembe, King Cetshway, Umkhanya Kude, Zululand

  • Diploma in Nursing + registration with HPCSA

Dental Assistant Intern

Locations: Umgungundlovu, Harry Gwala, King Cetshwayo, Head Office.

  • Dental Assistant Diploma/Certificate+ registration with HPCSA

Pharmacy Assistant Intern

Locations: Umgungundlovu

  • Pharmacy Assistant + Registration with HPCSA

Social Work Intern

Locations: Umgungundlovu, Umkhanya Kude, Zululand

  • Degree in Social Work + Registration with HPCSA

Fleet for Transport Intern

Locations: Ethekwin, Umkhanya Kude

National Diploma/Degree in:

  • Transportation Management
  • Logistics

Artisan Electrician Intern

Locations: Ethekwin, Umkhanya Kude

  • National Diploma in Electrical Engineering

Food Service Management Intern

Locations: Ethekwin, Umkhanya Kude

Diploma in:

  • Food Service Management
  • Hospitality
  • or any equivalent qualification

Please note:

  • Applicants must come from the KwaZulu-Natal province.
  • Candidates must demonstrate willingness to work in specialized field.
  • Must have qualifications in the related fields.

NB. Succesfull candidates will be allocated to institutions that fall within a specific District / Head Office.

How to apply

Download Z83 Application Form or download from the Dpsa website

Please note: 

  • 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, Identity Document, and updated curriculum vitae.
  • Applicants must submit copies of their tertiary certificates as no study records or letters from tertiary Institutions will be accepted
  • A signed affidavit from the Commissioner of Oath as proof of unemployment, clearly indicating that you have not benefited from the internship programme before.

Reference No: HRM 5/4/6


One application must be submitted to the District Office of your residential area. Below are the relevant District Offices:

Ugu (DC 21)
Physical Address: 41 Bissett Street, entrance on Nelson Mandela Drive Port Shepstone, 4240
Postal Address: P/Bag X735, Port Shepstone, 4240

uMgungundlovu (DC 22)
Physical Address: Hoosen Haffajee ( former Berg) Street, Pietermaritzburg
Postal Address: P/Bag X9124 Pietermaritzburg 3200

UThukela (DC23)
Physical Address: Lyell Street, Ladysmith, 3370
Postal Address: P/Bag X9958,  Ladysmith 3370

UMzinyathi (DC24)
Physical Address: Wilson Street, Dundee , 3000
Postal Address: P/Bag X2052, Dundee 3000

Amajuba (DC 25)
Physical Address: Voortrekker Street, Newcastle, 2940
Postal Address: P/Bag X6661, Newcastle, 2940

Zululand (DC 26) 
Physical Address: King Dinuzulu Highway, Admin Building, Ground Floor (Ministerial Suit), Ulundi
Postal Address: P/Bag X81, Ulundi, 3838

UMkhanyakude (DC 27)
Physical Address: Jozini Main Road Next to Post Office.
Postal Address: P/Bag X026, Jozini, 3969

UThungulu (DC 28)
Physical Address: No 2 Cnr of Chrome and Lood Avenue, Old Telkom Building, Empangeni Rail, 3910
Postal Address: P/Bag X20034, Empangeni, 3880

ILembe (DC 29)

Physical Address: 1 King Shaka Street, King Shaka Building, 2nd and 3rd floor, KwaDukuza
Postal Address: P/Bag X10620, Stanger, 4450

Harry Gwala (DC43)
Physical Address: Margaret Street Ixopo 3276
Postal Address: P/Bag X 502 Ixopo, 3276

Physical Address: Highway House, 83 Jan Smuts Highway, Mayville, Durban, 4001
Postal Address: P/Bag X54318, Durban, 4000

Head Office
Physical Address: 330 Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg, 3201
Postal Address: Private Bag x9051, Pietermaritzburg, 3200

NB. If you do not hear form the Department within 4 weeks after the closing date, kindly regard your application as unsuccessful

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