Offered Salary Grade 1: R363 801 - R407 625 per annum Grade 2: R432 459 - R516 375 per annum (OSD as prescribed), based on recognisable prior experience
Industry Human and social issues
Reference REF NO: DSD 129/2021
Centre Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government
Ms M Harris at Tel No: (021) 812 0921
Where to submit application
Only applications submitted online at: www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or https://westerncapegov.erecruit.co. will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 214. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.
REQUIREMENTS: An appropriate three-year tertiary qualification (National Diploma/B-Degree or higher); A minimum of 7 years experience in Community Development or similar environment after obtaining the required qualification. Competencies: Community development knowledge, skills, attitudes and values to engage in the social development of communities; Knowledge and understanding of human behaviour and social systems and legislation to assist with interventions at the points where people interact with their environments in order to promote self-empowerment; The understanding of social dynamics of communities. Skills needed: Presentation; Problem solving; Computer literacy; Communication (Written and verbal); Research and report writing; Financial Management and Supervisory. Ability and competence to: Coordinate community development structures and manage projects; Influence individuals and group to participate in their own self-empowerment ventures. DUTIES: To supervise the identification, facilitation and implementation of integrated community development interventions in partnership with the community and other relevant stakeholders and to assist employees engaged in this function by resolving problems; Supervise and support community development practitioners to ensure that there is communication and coordination with all relevant role players, internal and external (e.g. in Departments / Provinces, NGOs, Local Community structures and Faith based Organisations) and stakeholders to facilitate intersectoral collaboration, integrated planning and the establishment of partnerships to ensure sustainability of development activities within the community; Supervise and guide community development practitioners to enhance their performance on community development and to perform administrative support on community development and related activities; Keep up to date with new developments in the community development field to enhance service delivery; Supervise and advise community development practitioners to ensure and efficient and effective service.
The Application deadline closed.