SOCIAL WORKER GRADE 1 (X6 POSTS)

  • 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: R257,592.00 - R581,178.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R257 592 - R581 178 per annum, (within the OSD Framework).
  • Qualifications Bachelor Degree
  • Industry Human and social issues
  • Reference Soshanguve Secure Care Centre Ref No: SD/2021/09/04 (X3 Posts) Walter Sisulu Child and Youth Care Centre Ref No: SD/2021/09/05. (X3 Posts)
  • Centre Soshanguve Secure Care Centre | Walter Sisulu Child and Youth Care Centre
  • Enquiries
    Ms A Maluleke Tel No: (012) 730 2015 Soshanguve Mr T Modika Tel No: (011) 983 0000 Walter Sisulu
  • 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 for attention Ms A Maluleke Tel No: (012) 730 2015. Walter Sisulu Child and Youth Care Centre, 3 Modder Street Noordgesig 1804 for attention Mr C Modika Tel No: (011) 983 0000.
  • Notes
    NB: The selection and appointment of candidates is subject to positive vetting and verification requirements as per government policy and procedures.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: A Degree in Social Work. Registration with the South Africa Council for Social Service Professions as Social Worker. Skills to challenge structural sources of poverty, inequality, oppression, discrimination and exclusion. Knowledge and understanding of human behaviour and social systems and skills to intervene at the points where people interact with their environments in order to promote social well-being. The ability and competence to assist, develop, advocate for, and empower individuals, families, groups, organisations and communities to enhance their social functioning and their problem-solving capabilities. The 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. The understanding and ability to provide social work services towards protecting people who are vulnerable, at risk and unable to protect themselves. 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: Render a social work service with regard to the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities through the relevant programmes. Attend to any other matters that could result in, or stem from, social instability in any form. Conduct assessments aimed at identifying conditions in individuals, groups, families and communities that justify relevant interventions. 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 of the job. It will be expected from the Social Workers Grade 4 to mentor and coach the Social Workers Grade 1 to enable them to render an effective and efficient social work service.

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