Social Worker (P7) (Academic Development & Support: PsyCaD)

  • Full Time
  • Johannesburg, Gauteng, Cnr Kingsway & University Roads, Auckland Park, 2092 View on Map
  • @University of Johannesburg posted 4 weeks ago
  • Posted : Sep 23, 2021 -Accepting applications
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Job Detail

  • Qualifications Master’s Degree
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference Advert reference: uj_000220
  • Centre Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
  • Enquiries
    Enquiries regarding job content: Prof. Alban Burke (011) 559 3136 Enquiries regarding remuneration and benefits: Mr Mandisa Malindisa (011) 559 4097
  • Where to submit application
  • Notes
    Your application, comprising of a detailed Curriculum Vitae as well as the names and full contact details (including telephone numbers and e-mail addresses) of at least three traceable and credible referees must be uploaded before or on the closing date of the advertised post. Please also attach the following: a copy of your highest academic qualification, proof of registration with professional bodies you might belong to and if applying for an academic position, a list of accredited research output and/ or a portfolio of your creative output. Enquiries (UJ e-recruitment Portal) If you have general enquiries regarding the advertised post, please send an e-mail with the subject line being the reference number of the post to [email protected] If you require technical support / assistance on the UJ e-recruitment website, please contact our service provider PNET on the following contact details: 0861 227337/010 140 3099 or email [email protected] Candidates may be subjected to appropriate psychometric testing and other selection instruments. In conjunction to merit on the basis of qualifications, experience and proven achievements the University of Johannesburg is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for persons with disabilities and those individuals from the historically disadvantaged groups. As necessitated by operational requirements the University reserves the right not to make an appointment to positions advertised. If you have not received a response from the University within 8 weeks of the closing date, you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Job Description

Minimum requirements: An accredited Master’s Degree in Social Work. Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP/ Council) as a Social Worker Personal indemnity insurance. Competencies and Behavioural Attributes: Professional Social Work skills. Excellent oral and written communication, consultation and facilitation skills. Interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively in a team. Proficiency in using a PC, Microsoft Office programs, and the Internet. A sound understanding of professional and ethical principles and relevant legislation. Recommendations: Experience of student counselling. Experience in the facilitation of psycho-educational development workshops. Flexibility to work on a rotational basis between campuses in order to meet students’ needs. Sound theoretical foundation. Experience in the use of a number of counselling modalities. Knowledge of web based/ online platforms or a willingness to learn. Responsibilities: Provide protection, support and assistance to individuals and families who are vulnerable, in need or are enduring a crises Liaise with internal and external stakeholders with regards to funding of studies Liaise with internal and external stakeholders with regards to student accommodation Coordinate outreach programs to sponsor students with basic life amenities Case work which would include following up with students who have been discharged from hospitals. The case worker will be expected to develop one-to-one relationships with individuals, visiting them to give personal assistance and encouragement. Liaise with the Gender Equity Office in order to supported to students who have been exposed to GBV Initiate and coordinate awareness programs and workshops that are related to social issues such as GBV, Xenophobia, etc. Liaise with the Department of Social Work to set up and manage practical placements for UJ Social Work students Liaise with residence managers in order to identify and support students

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