SOCIAL AUXILIARY WORKER: SOCIAL WORK SERVICES

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
APPLICATIONS : Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To apply submit your
application online only: https://westerncapegov.erecruit.co
CLOSING DATE : 10 December 2018
NOTE : Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be
required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These
candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined
by the department. Please ensure that you submit your application before the
closing date as no late applications will be considered. Kindly note that technical
support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00 should you
experience any difficulties with your online application, contact the Helpline: 0861
370 202.

OTHER POSTS: SOCIAL WORKER GRADE 1

POST 47/142 : SOCIAL AUXILIARY WORKER: SOCIAL WORK SERVICES REF NO: DSD
2018-142 (X4 POSTS)
SALARY : Grade 1: R139 563 – R157 089 per annum
Grade 2: R166 650 – R187 560 per annum
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Grade 3: R198 987 – R249 831 per annum (OSD as prescribed).
CENTRE : Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government
REQUIREMENTS : Grade 1: Grade 10 plus completion of the learnership to allow registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as Social Auxiliary
Worker; Registration with the SACSSP as Social Auxiliary Worker; Grade 2: Grade
10 plus completion of the learnership to allow registration with the South African
Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as Social Auxiliary Worker;
Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions as
Social Auxiliary Worker; A minimum of 10 years’ appropriate experience in social
auxiliary work after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP; OR
No experience after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP and
successful completion of the 2nd academic year of an appropriate tertiary
qualification that allows for registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP; Grade
3: Grade 10 plus completion of the learnership to allow registration with the South
African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as Social Auxiliary
Worker; Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions
as Social Auxiliary Worker; A minimum of 20 years appropriate experience in social
auxiliary work after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP; OR
A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience in social auxiliary work after
registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP and successful
completion of the 2nd academic year of an appropriate tertiary qualification that
allows for registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP; OR No experience after
registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP and successful
completion of the 3rd academic year of an appropriate tertiary qualification that
allows for registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP. Recommendations: A
valid code B driving licence. Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Relevant
legislation, policies and prescripts/ manuals; Consistently reflect the values and
principles contained in the Bill of Rights and the social work profession’s code of
Ethics in service delivery as a Social Auxiliary Worker; Self-management and
motivation; Good communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the
three official languages of the Western Cape; Proven computer literacy; Customer
service orientation/ Diversity citizenship skills.
DUTIES : Provide assistance and support to social workers with the rendering of a social
work service with regard to the care, support, protection and development of
vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities through the relevant
departmental programmes; Assist social workers to attend to any other matters
that could result in, or stem from, social instability in any form; Conduct basic
observation for assessments aimed at identifying conditions in individuals, groups,
families and communities that justify relevant interventions; Collect and provide
information for the identification of appropriate interventions required to address
the identified conditions; Assist with the development and planning of programmes
to render the recommended interventions efficiently, effectively and economically;
Continuous professional development; Study professional journals and
publications to ensure that cognisance is taken of new developments; Monitor and
study the social welfare services legal and policy framework continuously; Perform
administrative support functions in support of social workers as required of the job;
Record keeping; Updating and maintaining of databases/registers/systems
(collaboration with Department of Justice, SASSA and other organisations).
ENQUIRIES : Mr F Gezwind at (021) 812 0952

 

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