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Social Worker – needed STAT! Salary R15-17k

Location: Cape Town
Salary: R15 000.00 – R17 000.00 Per Month (Negotiable)
Job Type: Contract
Sectors: NGO & Non-profit
Employment Equity Position

Vacancy Details
Employer: People Scope

Our client is a non-profit organization registered with the Dept of Social Development as a Child Protection Agency. It has a long-standing history of serving the best interest of children in Cape Town, and has an established and well-known brand. The members of the Society all share a commitment to the common good, and making the world a better place, especially for children. Since 1908, the organisation has helped over a million children emerge from crisis situations ranging from drug/alcohol abuse, poverty, homelessness and crime, to severe neglect and physical and sexual abuse.

The organisation seeks to appoint a multi-lingual qualified Social Worker registered with the South African Council for Social Service Professionals (SACSSP). The successful candidate will be a part of a multidisciplinary team providing a social work service with regard to the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable children in the country. The office is based in Athlone, Cape Town, and the contract is for a period of one year.

So, are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of Children?

Are you a qualified social worker who is good with building relationships and striving for appropriate care?

Then, this vacancy could be perfect for you!

Core Areas of Work:

-Assist clients in receiving services by telephone and in person
-Get clients involved in beneficial activities
-Assess clients and gather relevant information
-Offer information and support clients and their families
-Contact and make referrals to other agencies and services
-Maintain accurate records and prepare reports
-Participate in training, supervision, and meetings
-Watch for signs of child abuse
-Provide crisis intervention
-Attend or contribute towards court cases
-Co-ordinate parental and group work programmes,
-Provide support to Auxiliary and Community Development Workers

Candidate Requirements

Requirements for the role:

-Relevant Social Worker Degree and valid registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professionals (SACSSP)
-Minimum 5 years’ experience in a Social Worker capacity, including experience in Community work
-Computer literacy (including Microsoft Office)
-Working knowledge of the new Child Care Act
-Strong interpersonal skills
-Good self-management and operational skills
-Good planning and organising skills
-Ability to work with a diverse team of professionals
-Sound communication (verbal and written) in English AND Afrikaans
-Valid driver’s licence is a MUST
-If you feel that this post is for you, submit your CV to People Scope at [email protected]

About People Scope:

People Scope is a solutions-driven human capital consulting firm. We aid the success of organisations by harnessing the power and potential of human resources. Our innovative, yet practical, solutions support employee acquisition, retention and motivation, and embrace all contributors of the workforce – from Gen Z to Retirees.