SOCIAL WORKERS GR1

(6 POSTS)
SALARY : R226 686 per annum
CENTRE : (Ref No: DSD 21/05/2018) Amathole: Fort Beaufort Local Service Office (1 Post)
(Ref No: 22/05/2018) Idutywa Local Service Office (1 Post)
(Ref No: 23/05/2018) Stutterheim Local Service Office (1 Post)
(Ref No: 24/05/2018) Chris Hani: Inxuba Yethemba Local Service Office (1 Post)
(Ref No: DSD 25/05/2018) OR Tambo: Mqanduli Local Service Office (1 Post)
(Ref No: DSD26/05/2018) Sarah Baartman: Makana Local Service Office (1 Post)
REQUIREMENTS : Standard 10/ Grade 12 plus a Degree in Social Work, registration with the South
African Council for Social Service Profession as a Social Worker (latest copy of
registration/current year). A valid South African driver’s license is a prerequisite.
Computer literacy. Competencies: Skills to challenge structural sources of poverty,
inequality, oppression, discrimination and exclusion. Knowledge and
understanding of human behavior and social systems and skills to intervene at the
points where people interact with their environments in order to promote social well
– being. Ability and competence to assist, develop, advocate for, and empower
individuals, familiar, groups, organizations and communities to enhance their
social functioning and their problem – solving capabilities. Ability to promote,
restore, maintain, advocate for and enhance the functioning of individuals, families,
groups and communities by enabling them to accomplish tasks, prevent and
alleviate distress and use resources effectively. Understanding and ability to
provide social work services towards protecting people who are vulnerable, at risk
and unable to protect themselves. Ability to mentor and coach Social Auxiliary
Workers

DUTIES : Render a social work service with regard with to the care, support, protection and
development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities through
the relevant programmes. Support Social Auxiliary Workers and Volunteers. Keep
up to date with new developments in the Social Work and Social Welfare fields.
Perform all the administrative functions required.
ENQUIRIES : can be directed to Ms Z Moyeni / Ms A Njaba/ Mr M Madonci 043 605 5049/
5101/5110.