SALARY : R261456 per annum

CENTRE : Joe Gqabi: Maletswai OSC Ref No: DSD 05/04/2022 Chris Hani: Ezibeleni OSC Ref No: DSD 06/03/2022

REQUIREMENTS : National Senior Certificate, plus a Degree in Social Work, registration with the South African Council for Social Service Profession as a Social Worker. A valid code 8 driver’s license. Computer literacy. Appropriate experience in a Victim Empowerment residential facility will be an added advantage.

Competencies: Skills to challenge structural sources of poverty, inequality, oppression, 69 discrimination and exclusion. Knowledge and understanding of human behavior and social systems and skills to intervene at the points where people interact with their environments in order to promote social well – being.

Ability and competence to assist, develop, advocate for, and empower individuals, familiar, groups, organizations and communities to enhance their social functioning and their problem – solving capabilities.

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. Understanding and ability to provide social work services towards protecting people who are vulnerable, at risk, and unable to protect themselves. Ability to mentor and coach Social Auxiliary Workers.

DUTIES: Render a social work service regarding the care, support, healing, protection, and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families, and communities through the relevant Programmes. 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. Provide Psychosocial support services to victims of crime and violence.

Compile court reports (Readiness to testify, Victim Impact Assessment, etc.). Family reunification and after-care services. Conduct advocacy campaigns on Gender-Based Violence in line with 365 Days of Activism on Gender-Based Violence as part of prevention. Respond, address and conclude all Gender-Based Violence Command Centre (GBVCC) Referrals directed to your attention.

Skills development program for survivors and those at risk. Perform Social Work Administration and report writing. Mainstreaming of VEP and Departmental mandatory meetings. Online reporting of reported victims of crime and violence and capturing on the VEP System.

ENQUIRIES: can be directed to Ms. A Njaba at Tel No: 043 605-5101 or Ms. Z Moyeni at 043 605-5110