DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
APPLICATIONS : Direct or hand deliver applications to the addresses as indicated below:
For Head Office: Department of Social Development, Private Bag X9144,
Pietermaritzburg 3200 or hand deliver to 174 Mayors Walk Road, Pietermaritzburg
3200 For Attention: Ms PN Mkhize.
For EThekwini North, EThekwini South and iLembe Districts) The District Director
Department of Social Development, Private Bag X1503 Durban: 4000 or hand
deliver to: 214 Dr Pixley KaSeme Street, 8th Floor Durban 4000. Attention: Ms TN
For UMgungundlovu, UGu and Harry Gwala Districts) The District Director:
Department of Social Development, Private Bag X1724 Pietermaritzburg: 3200 or
hand deliver to 158 Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg 3201. For Attention: Mr
For Zululand and UMkhanyakude Districts: The District Director Department of
Social Development, Private Bag X13 ULUNDI, 3838 or hand deliver to King
Dinuzulu Highway, Administration Building, 2nd Floor, Zone 3, Ulundi, 3838.
Attention: Ms FN Ntombela.
For King Cetshwayo District: The District Director: Department of Social
Development, Private Bag X02 Empangeni Rail, 3910 or hand deliver to 10 Bronze
Street, Empangeni Rail, 3910. Attention: Ms NS Mbokazi.
For Amajuba District: The District Director: Department of Social Development,
Private Bag X6680, Newcastle, 2940, or hand deliver to 113 Panorama Drive,
Lennoxton, Newcastle, 2940. Attention: Mr TM Nguse.
For Uthukela District: The District Director: Department of Social Development,
Private Bag X9917 Ladysmith, 3370 or hand deliver to 108 Rholihlahla Street,
Peters, Ladysmith, 3370. Attention: Mr PM Mpanza.
For Umzinyathi District: The District Director: Department of Social Development,
Private Bag X2057, Dundee, 3000 or hand deliver to 50 Grey Street, Dundee,
3000. Attention: Mr VN Nyathikazi.
CLOSING DATE : 02 March 2018
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83 and should be accompanied by a CV
and original certified copies of all educational qualifications, Identity document and
Driver’s license required by the post advertised. Applications must be forwarded
to relevant address. Applicants must indicate the reference number of the post
applied and the centre on Form Z83. Application forms Z83 (Application for
Employment) should be fully completed and signed by the applicant. Under no
circumstances will faxed or e-mailed applications be accepted. The Department is
an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer. Applicants who will promote the
achievement of employment equity targets and who meet minimum appointment
requirements will be given preference. The employment is subject to signing of the
employment contract and annual performance agreement. The candidates will be
required to undergo security clearance, competency based assessment and to
disclose financial interests in accordance with relevant prescripts. Failure to
comply with any of the above instructions will result in immediate disqualification.
If the applicant has not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing
date must accept that his / her application was not successful.
OTHER POST: SOCIAL WORKER (15 POSTS)
POST 07/180 : COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PRACTITIONER: (7 POSTS)
Vulindlela Service Office DSD112/02/2018VULI (UMgungundlovu District)
Pietermaritzburg Service Office (2) DSD113/02/2018PMB (UMgungundlovu
Durban Service Office DSD114/02/2017DBN (Ethekwini North District);
Paulpietersburg Service Office DSD115/02/2018PAUL (Zululand District);
Impendle Service Office DSD116/02/2018IMPENDL (UMgungundlovu District);
UMzimkhulu Service Office DSD117/02/2018UMZI (Harry Gwala District)
SALARY : R191 544- R222 054 per annum, Grade 1
CENTRE : Vulindlela Service Office; Pietermaritzburg Service Office;
Durban Service Office;
Paulpietersburg Service Office;
Impendle Service Office;
UMzimkhulu Service Office.
REQUIREMENTS : Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree or 3-year National Diploma in Community
Development/Development Studies. A valid driver’s license. Knowledge:
Knowledge and understanding of human behaviors and social system and
legislation to assist with intervention at the point where people interact with their
environment in order to promote self-empowerment, Community development
work, skills, attitude and values of communities; Ability and competence to coordinate
community development structures, and ability to manage projects; Ability
to influence individuals and groups to participate in their own self-empowerment.
Knowledge and understanding of human behavior and Social systems, legislation;
understanding of social dynamics of communities; Skills: Planning and organizing,
presentation and facilitation; computer literacy, communications (verbal and
written), Interpersonal; Monitoring and evaluation research, Project management,
Problem solving, report writing; financial management.
DUTIES : Identify and facilitate the implementation of integrated Community development
interventions in partnership with the community and other relevant stakeholders;
Liaise and co- ordinate with all role players (internal and external); to facilitate
collaboration and to establish partnerships to ensure the sustainability of
development actions within the community; Support communities and perform
administrative support on community development and related activities; Keep up
to date with new developments in the community development field to enhance
ENQUIRIES : Mrs CSN Nondabula (Vulindlela Service Office) 033 505 0087:
Mrs N Mdluli (Pietermaritzburg Service Office) 033 392 8600/53
Mrs P Moodley (Durban Service Office) 031 360 5444
Mrs PL Manyanga (Paulpietersburg Service Office) 034 996 700
Mrs ML Hlalukane (Impendle Service Office) 033 996 0414
Mr MN Njomi (Umzimkhulu Service Office) (079 494 8856