• Full Time
  • Johanneburg, Gauteng, Thusanong Building11th Floor69 Commissioner Street, 2000 View on Map
  • Social Development Gauteng posted 2 weeks ago
  • Posted : Sep 8, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R794,889.00 - R1,100,325.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R794 889 – R1 100 325 per annum, (within the OSD Framework)
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Human and social issues
  • Reference REF NO: SD/2021/09/01
  • Centre Soshanguve Secure Care Centre
  • Enquiries
    Ms A Maluleke Tel No: (012) 730 2015
  • Where to submit application
    The Department reserves the right to fill or not to fill this position(s). Applications can be delivered to- The Gauteng Department of Social Development. Soshanguve Secure Care Centre, Soutpan Road Soshanguve
  • Notes
    The Department also urges all designated groups applying for positions to please direct your applications to the Employment Equity Office for attention of Mr O Mkhabela. All applicants are also encouraged to number the pages of their CV and the attached certified documents Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The old prescribed application for employment form Z83 was withdrawn with effect from 31 December 2020. As per the Government Gazette No: 43872, any applicant who submits an application on or after 1 January 2021 must do so on the new prescribed Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The fully completed and signed Z83 form should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as copies of all academic qualification(s) including the matric certificate, Identity document and driver’s licence (where applicable) and any other relevant documents. Applicants must submit copies of qualification, identity documents and drivers license (where appropriate) and any other relevant documents. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. The communication from the HR of the department regarding the requirements for certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore, only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. No faxed, copied or e-mailed application will be considered. Where a driver’s license is essential, such a license should be attached. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. All appointments are subject to the verification of educational qualifications, previous experience, citizenship, reference checks and security vetting. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competency assessment (where applicable). The department reserves the right to fill or not to fill the vacant post. The successful candidates will enter into an employment contract with the GDSD that will be reviewed based on performance expiration. Applicants must take note that due to COVID-19 pandemic, the Gauteng Department of Social Development will comply with Health and Safety Regulations. ERRATUM: Kindly note that the following 3 posts were advertised in Public Service Vacancy Circular 30 dated 27 August 2021. The salary has been amended as follows: Salary: R794 889 per annum (all-inclusive package which includes basic salary of 70% of the package) and a flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the package and a flexible portion that may be structured in terms of the applicable MMS guidelines per annum) for the post of Community Development Manager X3: Johannesburg Metro Region X2: SD/2021/08/05 and Tshwane Region X1: SD/2021/08/04)

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: A Degree in Social Work. Registration with the South Africa Council for Social Service Professions as Social Worker. Minimum of 10 years’ appropriate experience in Social Worker after registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP. Knowledge and understanding of Social dynamics, human behaviour and social systems. Knowledge of Social legislation, policies and ethical practices governing field and intake programmes. Knowledge of Social 129 Work empowerment interventions. Skills and Competencies: Communication, Ability to intervene and resolve conflict of a complex nature, Problem solving, Planning and organizing work for junior staff, Non-judgmental, Understanding, Assertive and Caring. A valid driver’s license. DUTIES: Provision of guidance of Social Work legislation. Management of Social Work interventions. Social empowerment of individuals, families, groups and communities. Conducting Social Work research programmes. Stakeholder support. Reporting on Social Work programmes. Management of Sub?Directorate: Manage of staff training & development, manage sub-directorate budget, manage projects allocated to the sub-directorate, manage staff performance and manage sub-directorate leave plan.

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