SOCIAL WORKERS Gr1 (4)

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
APPLICATIONS : Applications can be forwarded to the following District:
Provincial Office: Hand Delivery: HR Beacon Hill Office Park, corner of
Hargreaves Road and Hockey Close, King William’s Town, for the attention of
Mr. Mapuza or Post to The Head of Department: Social Development, Private
Bag X0039, Bhisho, 5605 Enquiries can be directed to Ms Z. Moyeni at 043
605-5049 / Ms A. Njaba 043 605-5101/ Mr M. Madonci 0436055110.
Alfred Nzo: The District Coordinator, Department of Social Development,
Private Bag X 401, Mnt Ayliff, 4735 or hand deliver at Room 7 Mt Ayliff
Counseling Centre, Garane Street for the attention of Ms L. Gawula. Enquiries
may be directed to Ms L. Gawula at 039 – 2540900.
Amathole: The District Co-ordinator, Department of Social Development,
Private Bag X 9066, East London, 5200, or hand delivered at Absa Building,
No. 85 Oxford Street, East London for the attention of Ms Z. Habe. Enquiries
may be directed to Ms Z. Habe at 0437116626.
Buffalo City Metro: The District Coordinator, Department of Social
Development, Private Bag X9066, East London 5200, or hand deliver at Ideal
Homes Building, No 170 Oxford Street, East London, for the attention of Ms
P. Kula Enquiries may be directed to Mr M. Yonana at 043 705-5650 / Ms P.
Kula 043 705-5638.
Chris Hani: The District Coordinator, Department of Social Development,
Private Bag X7191, Queenstown 5320 or hand deliver at Pandarosa Building,
54 Ebden Street, Queenstown, for the attention of Ms N Mzinjana. Enquiries
may be directed to Ms Mzinjana at (045) 808-3709.
Joe Ggqabi: The District Coordinator, Department of Social Development and
Special Programmes, Private Bag X 1002, Aliwal North or hand delivered at
Aliwal North Spar Hotel, Dan-Pienaar Street, Aliwal North Enquiries may be
directed to Ms N. Duba at 051 633-1616 OR Mr S Luzipho at 051 633-1609.
Nelson Mandela Metro: The District Coordinator, Department of Social
Development, Private bag X 3906 North End 5056 or hand delivered at Room
208, IbhayiBulding, Straundale Road Enquiries may be directed to Ms L.
Thompson 041 406-5750.
Sarah Baartman: The District Co-ordinator, Department of Social
Development, Private Bag X 1008, Grahamstown, 6139, or hand delivered at
Room 11, 2nd floor, Corner African and Hill Street, Old SABC Building,
Grahamstown Enquiries may be directed to Ms P. Kewuti at 046 636-1484.
O.R. Tambo: The Head of the Department, Department of Social
Development, Private Bag X 6000, Umtata, 5099 or hand delivered to at Room
No 1045, 10th floor Botha Sigcau Building, for the attention of Ms Z. Dlanjwa.
Enquiries may be directed to Ms Z. Dlanjwa at 047 – 5310944.
CLOSING DATE : 16 February 2018
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on a Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public
Service department or on the internet at
http://www.info.gov.za/documents/forms/employ.pdf which must be signed
(an unsigned Z83 form will disqualify an application) and should be
accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified
copies of all qualification(s) [Matric certificate must also be attached] and IDdocument
and Driver’s license [where applicable]. Non-RSA
Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of his/her
Permanent Residence Permit to his/her application. Should you be in
possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation
certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). 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 of
this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal
record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record check,
qualification/study verification and previous employment verification).
Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes.
Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test.
Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of twelve (12)
months. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the
advertised post(s). The Department of Social Development in the Eastern
Cape is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Females, Whites
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and disabled persons are encouraged to apply. Employment Equity targets of
the Department will be adhered to.

OTHER POSTS: CHILD AND YOUTH CARE WORKER GR 1 (3 POSTS)

POST 05/196 : SOCIAL WORKERS Gr1 (4) TO THE FOLLOWING DISTRICTS:
SALARY : R226 686 per annum
CENTRE : (Ref DSD 66/01/2018) Amathole District: Elliotdale Service Office (2);
(Ref DSD 67/01/2018) Bedford Service Office BCM: (1);
(Ref DSD 68/01/2018) NMM: Uitenhage Service Office (1)
REQUIREMENTS : Standard 10/ Grade 12 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. Competencies: Skills to challenge
structural sources of poverty, inequality, oppression, 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 with regard with to the care, support, 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.
ENQUIRIES : can be directed to Ms Z Moyeni / Ms A Njaba/ Mr M Madonci 043 605 5049/
5101/5110.

POST 05/197 : COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PRACTITIONER Gr1: NPO (COMPLIANCE
& MONITORING) (7 POSTS)
SALARY : R191 544per annum
CENTRE : (Ref DSD 69/01/2018) Alfred Nzo: Mzimvubu Local Service Office (1)
(Ref DSD 70/01/2018) Matatiele Local Service Office (1)
(Ref DSD 71/01/2018) Mbizana Local Service Office (1)
(Ref DSD 72/01/2018) Joe Gqabi:Elundini Local Service Office (1)
(Ref DSD 73/01/2018) Sarah Baartman: Grahamstown Local Service Office
(1)
(Ref DSD 74/01/2018) Humansdorp Local Service Office (1)
(Ref DSD 75/01/2018) Graaf Reinet Local Service Office (1)
REQUIREMENTS : Standard 10/ Grade 12 plus a B Degree in Social Sciences with
Developmental Economics/National Diploma in Development
Studies/Community Development/Social and other related studies. Computer
literacy. Previous work with NPO’s will be an added advantage. A valid South
African driver’s license is a prerequisite. Competencies: Theoretical
understanding and practical experience/exposure to community Development
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issues. Demonstrate a facilitative approach to motivate constructive
participation in programme development and implementation. Ability to
document and report on programmes and projects according to required
format. Communication and interpersonal skills, organizing and planning skills.
DUTIES : Register NPO’s and monitor compliance. Monitor compliance and
performance of NPO’s. Monitor database of registration and compliance. Write
monthly monitoring reports. Maintain functional help desks and database.
ENQUIRIES : can be directed to Ms Z Moyeni / Ms A Njaba/ Mr M Madonci 043 605 5049/
5101/5110.

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