18. Needle-stick Injury & Body fluid contact
18.1. In the event of a needle-stick injury and/or body fluid contact,
please inform PPLE Healthcare so that an incident report can
be compiled so that you can claim from your Indemnity
Insurance any if you have agreed to the Core Benefits and your
instalments are up-to-date a claim can be done immediately to
get the necessary tests and medication. Any additional
medication, medical examination and or medical treatment will
be for the cost of the Employee
19.1. This Agreement together, constitutes the sole record of
Agreement between the parties in regard to the subject matter
19.2. Neither party shall be bound by any representation, express or
implied term, warranty, promise or the like not recorded herein
or reduced to writing and signed by the parties or their
19.3. No addition to, variation, or agreed cancellation of this
Agreement shall be of any force or effect unless in writing and
signed by or on behalf of the parties.
19.4. No latitude, extension of time or other indulgence which may be
given or allowed by any party to the other party in respect of the
performance of any obligation hereunder or enforcement of any
right arising from this Agreement shall under any circumstances
be construed to be an implied consent by such party or operate
as a waiver of, or otherwise affect any of that party’s rights in
terms of this Agreement
19.5. This Agreement shall supersede all contracts previously
entered into by the parties being the signatories hereof
19.6. I, the undersigned, as Applicant, whose name is set forth below
(the undersigned), do hereby confirm that I:
19.6.1. am over the age of 18
19.6.2. entered into this contract with PPLE Healthcare
“knowingly” and “willingly”
19.6.3. in, no way, is under the coercion of another
individual or entity, to sign up with PPLE Healthcare
19.7. The Employee gives PPLE Healthcare the permission to source
third party products and services on its behalf and gives the
Company permission to provide the employee’s contact details
to an approved PPLE Healthcare third party supplier.
20. Essential Service
20.1. The Employee hereby acknowledge that PPLE Healthcare is
recognised by the Essential Services Committee of the CCMA
as an Essential Services in terms of the Labour Relations Act
as amended, and that the Employee is therefore in law not
permitted to participate in any form of Industrial Action at any
time during the employment with PPLE Healthcare.
21. NINA Membership
21.1. As an Associate Member of the National Independent Nursing
Association (NINA) PPLE Healthcare hereby offer Free NINA
Membership to all of its Nursing Employees. NINA offers PPLE
Healthcare Employees a range of free (at no cost to its
Members) benefits including Discounts on Uniforms, CV and
Work Record Keeping, Discounted Nurse Training, Exclusive
discounts on selected products and services and much more.
By signing this agreement, the Employee applies for free NINA
22. Standard Terms of Employment
When the Employee accepts an assignment, the Employee must be
committed to the assignment and agree to the following:
22.1. To comply with terms and conditions of employment as set out
in this Agreement as well as the Agency’s Disciplinary and
Grievance Procedures in the Standard Operating Procedures
(SOP’s), available for The Employee to read at the Employee
22.2. To comply fully with any rules procedures, policies and
practices in place at the client’s premises which apply to the
22.3. These include specific procedures which the Client adopts as
part of its normal employment practices. The Employee
undertakes to familiarise him/herself with such specific
procedures upon taking up his/her duties on assignment.
22.4. To accept that each assignment is of a temporary nature and
that no benefits or conditions applying to permanent Employees
of the Client or the Agency will apply to the Employee.
I declare the information given in this application form is true and
complete to the best of my knowledge and belief. I have read and
understand the following:
23.1. I have read and understood and agree to the contents of this
23.2. I have professional indemnity – I understand that I need to have
professional indemnity cover in place at all temporary
assignments and I will not undertake assignments without
entrusting that this cover is in place;
23.3. I agree to comply with all Health & Safety Legislation and
Regulations that are applicable;
23.4. I understand that my appointment is subject to the receipt of a
minimum of two satisfactory references, which I give the
Employer permission to contact and obtain.
23.5. I agree to respect the confidentiality of patients and clients and
any other information that I may have access to at all times;
23.6. I have read, understand and agree to adhere to the Agency’s
disciplinary code and grievance procedure.
23.7. RWOPS; I am aware that if I am employed in the Public Service,
I must obtain permission to undertake agency work from my
23.8. I have not been convicted in terms of the Sexual Offences and
Related Matters Amendment Act 32 of 2007, I must disclose
such conviction to the Agency.
23.9. I confirm that I am aware that I must disclose to the Agency if
my name appears in Part B of the National Child Protection
Register in terms of the Children’s Act, 38 of 2005.
23.10.I understand that is my responsibility to have an annual clinical
health screen at my own cost.
23.11.In the event that I become symptomatic while I am on
assignment, I undertake to advise the Agency immediately.
23.12.I undertake to ensure that I receive all relevant and necessary
immunizations and vaccinations to prevent susceptibility to any
communicable or infectious diseases.
23.13.I have not been convicted of a criminal offence in any Country.
23.14.I Have not been convicted or disciplined for professional
misconduct and I do not have any pending professional
misconduct proceedings against me in any Country.
18. Needle-stick Injury & Body fluid contact