Life Healthcare St Dominic’s Hospital & Life Beacon Bay Hospital: Human Resources Internships South Africa 2023/2024

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ABOUT Life Healthcare St Dominic’s Hospital & Life Beacon Bay Hospital:

Life Healthcare Group (previously called Afrox Healthcare), is South Africa’s biggest black-owned hospital operator and second biggest private hospital operator.

Life St Dominic’s Hospital is a first-class facility located in Southernwood, East London, with 4 ICU’s, 211 beds and a newly built 24-hour accident and emergency unit, to treat all types of emergencies.

Life Beacon Bay Hospital is situated in Beacon Bay, East London, offering maternity services, advanced paediatric treatment, medical and surgical disciplines.


Location: East London, Eastern Cape
Facility: Life St Dominic’s Hospital & Life Beacon Bay Hospital
Duration: 12 months
Number of positions available: 2
Start date: April 2021
Programme benefits: monthly stipend, opportunities to take part in technical skills training, workplace mentorship for the duration of the program.

Life Healthcare are offering unemployed Human Resource graduates a chance to enter their internship programme at the Life St Dominic’s Hospital and Life Beacon Bay Hospital. Interns will have the chance to gain practical working experience in line their field of qualification.

The programme will start in April 2021, will run for 12 months, and interns will report to the Hospital’s HR Manager. Interns will gain experience in the following:

  • Employee Relations/ Industrial Relations
  • Employee Productivity and Employee Wellness
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Payroll and HR Administration
  • Leadership and Communication
  • Skills and Talent Development


Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Must have completed a 3 year Degree / NQF level 7 qualification at a University, in one of these fields: Human Resource Management / Industrial Relations / Industrial Psychology or similar
  • Must be unemployed
  • Must have NOT taken part in previous HWSETA internship programmes
  • Must have basic computer skills in Microsoft office programs
  • Must have strong analysis and judgement skills
  • Must have strong problem-solving skills
  • Must be resilient
  • Must have strong communication skills – verbal and written
  • Must have strong presentation skills
  • Must have strong influence
  • Must be able to build relationships
  • Must have energy and drive
  • Must be excellence orientation
  • Must show ethical behaviour
  • Must be responsive to customers
  • Must be able to engage in diversity


Applicants must download the Life Healthcare: Human Resources Internship application form (pdf format)

Attach the following documents to your application email:

  • Certified copy of your Identity Document
  • Certified copy of your tertiary qualification certificate
  • Updated Curriculum Vitae

*Please ensure all relevant documentation is attached to your application, failure to do so will result in your application NOT being accepted.

Applications must be submitted via email to: [email protected]
Please note:
– Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted – if you do not receive any communication within 2 weeks of closing date, consider your application as unsuccessful.
– Read these Frequently asked questions (FAQs) before making any enquiries:


For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact Life Healthcare St Dominic’s Hospital directly:
Contact: Tristan Smith
Email address: [email protected]


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