Netcare uMhlanga Hospital warns public of ongoing job and training offer scams

Netcare uMhlanga Hospital has issued a warning to the public regarding a job offer scam advertised on social media platforms or via SMS, WhatsApp or email.

Wednesday, July 7 2021

Hospital manager, Sara Nayager, says the advertisements or messages claim that Netcare is seeking to interview general workers, drivers, administrators and receptionists as well as security and laundry staff.  

According to Nayager, the name of Netcare uMhlanga Hospital is being fraudulently used in these scam advertisements, with the aim of soliciting money from the public. Applicants are asked to send payment as a part of their application, with a promise of either employment at the hospital, but are then defrauded of their money. 

“Netcare does not recruit or advertise jobs, learnerships and internships in this manner and we urge the public to be vigilant about any such offers, as they do not originate from Netcare. Members of the public can contact the Netcare Human Resources Shared Services Centre on 086 022 5547 to find out whether a job or training opportunity is legitimate,” Nayager says.

“We furthermore strongly recommend that those individuals who have been scammed take up their case with the South African Police Services,” she added.

“We strongly caution job seekers not to make any payment to secure employment, a job interview, learnership, or internship where the name of Netcare is used,” concludes Nayager.


Issued by:            MNA on behalf of Netcare uMhlanga Hospital
Contact:    Martina Nicholson, Meggan Saville, Estene Lotriet-Vorster and Clementine Forsthofer 
Telephone:    (011) 469 3016
Email:    [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected] or [email protected]