It is the department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the
Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability
status is required.
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form z83, obtainable from any Public Service
Department or on the internet at The Department
also urges all designated groups applying for positions to please direct your
applications to the Employment Equity Office for attention Ms B. Khutsoane. All
applicants is also encouraged to number the pages of their CV and the attached
certified documents The Completed and signed form should be accompanied by a
recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s and ID
document( no copies of certified copies allowed, certification should not be more
than six months old). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in
the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed
candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the
closing date please accept that your application was unsuccessful.


SALARY : R341 322 – R634 974 per annum (within the OSD framework)
CENTRE : REGIONS: Ekurhuleni, Johannesburg Metro, Tshwane and Westrand
(Directorates: Probation and Canalization, Intake Field and Foster Care, NPO
INSITUTIONS: Desmond Tutu, Father Smangaliso Mkhatshwa, Itireleng, Mary
Moodley and Walter Sisulu Child and Youth Care Centres (Directorates: Social
Care and Safety Cases)
REQUIREMENTS : A Bachelor’s degree in Social Worker with 7 years appropriate/ recognizable
experience in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker with the South
African Council for Social Services (SACSSP). Submission of valid proof of
registration with the council. A valid driver’s licence. Knowledge of and
understanding of human behaviour and social systems and skills to ensure that
supervisees intervene efficiently and effectively at the points where people interact
with their environments in order to promote social well-being. The ability and
competence to ensure that supervisees assist, advocate and empower individuals,
families, groups, organisations and communities to enhance their social
functioning and their problem-solving capacities, prevent and alleviate distress and
use resources, effectively and efficiently. Knowledge of applicable and relevant
legislations and policies in this field of work and the ability to compile complex
reports. Skills and Competencies: Good conflict resolution and people
management skills. Computer literate and excellent verbal and written
communication skills.
DUTIES : Ensure that a Social Work service with regard to the care, support, protection and
development of vulnerable individuals, group, families and communities through
the relevant programmes is rendered. Attend to any other matters that could result
in, or stem from, social instability in any form. Supervise and advise Social
Workers, Social Auxiliary Workers and volunteers to ensure an effective Social
Work Services. Keep up to date with new developments in the social work field.
Supervise all the administrative functions required in the unit and undertake the
higher level administrative functions.
ENQUIRIES : Ms L Harmse Tel- 016 930 2055-Sedibeng: Ms C Dukwana Tel 011 355 9502-
Johannesburg Mr S Makgorogo Tel- 011 950 7803 West Rand: Ms T Mokgokolushi
011 983 0004: Walter Sisulu -Ms C Sekgatho Ms C Letoaba 012 797 8304: Father
Smangaliso Mkhatshwa: N Pete 011 820 0332 Ekurhuleni Region: F Nomavila 011
9648712 Mary Moodley Place of Safety Mr D Barnard (012) 564 0640: Desmond
Tutu CYCC Ms N Machaba (012) 703 9014/15: Itireleng Workshop for the Blind
.Atlholang Kotsedi Tel 012 359 3314 Tshwane Region
APPLICATIONS : Applications can be delivered to- The Gauteng Department of Social Development:
Sedibeng Region, 3 Moshoeshoe Street, Sebokeng . Johannesburg Region: 91
Commissioner Street, Private Bag X1, Johannesburg, 2000 for attention. West
Rand Region, 16 Human Street, SA Dutch, Krugersdorp: Father Smangaliso
Mkhatshwa, Soutpan Road, Soshanguve, 0164, Walter Sisulu CYCC, 03 Modder
Noordgesig 1804, Ekurhuleni Region 40 Catlin Street Germiston Marry Moodley
Place of Safety Tsesebe Street, Apex Benoni Itireleng Workshop for the Blind,
3152 Sekwati Street Zone 2 Garankuwa Desmond Tutu CYCC, 162 Tolbos Street
Florauna Pretoria North 0182, Tshwane Region 243 Pretorius Street corner Thabo
Sehume Street. Delta House
NOTE : Applicants to indicate where they are applying at a Region or Institution.
CLOSING DATE : 24 November 2017

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