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. For Attention: Ms
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 District: 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. For Attention: Ms FN
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. For Attention: Ms NS Mbokazi.
For Umkhanyakude District: The District Director: Department of Social
Development; P.O. Box 246; Mbazwana; 3974 or hand deliver to Ngwenya
Properties; Sodwana Bay Road; Mbazwana; 3974 For Attention: Mr NH Siyaya.
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. For Attention: Mr PM Mpanza.
For UMzinyathi District: The District Director: Department of Social Development;
Private Bag X2057 Dundee; 3000 or hand deliver to 50 Gray Street; Dundee; 3000
For Attention: Mr CM Ndaba.
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 For Attention: Mr TM Nguse.
CLOSING DATE : 23 November 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 licence 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 POSTS: SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR (GRADE 1- 2) (X11 POSTS)
POST 45/71 : SERVICE OFFICE MANAGER (X5 POSTS)
SALARY : R826 053 per annum (Level 12) (all-inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Howick Service Office (UMgungundlovu District) Ref No: DSD04/09/2018HOW
Kokstad Service Office (Harry Gwala District) Ref No: DSD05/09/2018KOK
Mpumalanga Service Office (Ethekwini South District) Ref No:
Nquthu Service Office (Umzinyathi District) Ref No: DSD07/09/2018NQUTH
Msinga Service Office (Umzinyathi District) Ref No: DSD08/09/2018MSING
REQUIREMENTS : Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work; Registration with the South
African Council for Social Services as a Social Worker; Proof of Current
Registration with the South African Council for Social Services as a Social Worker;
A valid driver’s licence; 3 to 5 years’ junior managerial experience in Social
Services. Knowledge: Constitution of the Republic of South Africa; Public Service
Act and Regulations; Public Finance Management Act; Treasury Regulations;
Legislation pertaining to Social Welfare service delivery; Understanding of SASSA
functions; Social dynamics of KwaZulu-Natal communities; Human Resource
Management; Labour Relations Act; Service Delivery frameworks; Public
Participation; Community outreach; Employee Performance Management and
Development Systems. Skills: Communications; Interpersonal relations; Report
writing; Financial management; Change management; Time management; Project
management; Leadership skills; Diversity management; Decision Making;
Counseling; Service delivery innovation; Client orientation and customer focus;
Presentation; Facilitation; Problem Solving and analysis; Conflict Resolution;
Interviewing; Computer literacy; Numeracy; Language skill.
DUTIES : Provide Social Welfare Services; Provide Community Development Services;
Ensure the provision of Corporate Support Services; Ensure the implementation
of Departmental policies and other relevant legislation in the day to day running of
the office; Manage the resources of the Service Office.
ENQUIRIES : Ms CD Zondi (Howick Service Office) Tel No: 033 395 9748
Ms RM Ntombela (Kokstad Service Office) Tel No: 039 834 1176
Ms NC Mhlongo (Mpumalanga Service Office) Tel No: 031 336 8787
Ms NPD Hlatshwayo (Nquthu and Msinga Service Offices) Tel No: 034 212 3972
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