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.


SALARY : Grade 1: R242 553 per annum (Plus benefits)
Grade 2: R298 299 per annum (Plus benefits)
Grade 3: R363 507 per annum (Plus benefits)
Grade 4: R447 069 per annum (Plus benefits)
CENTRE : Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital
REQUIREMENTS : Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the South African Council for
Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as Social Worker. Registration with the
SACSSP as Social Worker and proof of current registration. Grade 1: No
experience required after registration with the SACSSP as Social Worker. (Less
one year from experience for candidates appointed from outside the public service
after complying with registration requirements). Grade 2. A minimum of 10 years’
appropriate experience in Social Work after registration as Social Worker with the
SACSSP. Grade 3: Minimum of 20 years’ appropriate experience in Social Work
after registration with the SACSSP as Social Worker. Grade 4: A minimum of 30
years’ appropriate experience required after registration with the SACSSP as
Social Worker.
DUTIES : Render a social work service with regard to the care, support, protection and
development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities through
the relevant programmes. Attend to any other matters that could result in, or stem
from, social instability in any form. Support social auxiliary workers and volunteers.
Keep up to date with new developments in the social work and social welfare fields.
This would, inter alia, entail the following: Study professional journals and
publications in order to ensure that cognisance is taken of new developments.
Monitor and study the social services legal and policy framework continuously.
Liaise/attend meetings with other departments and non-governmental institutions
to take cognisance of the latest developments in the relevant fields. Undertake first
level social work research and development. Engage in continuous professional
development activities as prescribed. Perform all the administrative functions
required of the job. It will be expected from the Social Workers Grade 4 to mentor
and coach the Social Workers Grade 1 to enable them to render an effective and
efficient social work service.
ENQUIRIES : Ms P Naik Tel No: (011) 933 8154
APPLICATIONS : Applications should be hand delivered to The Director: Human Resource, Chris
Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital between 8am and 4pm at Ground Floor,
Main Admin Building or posted to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani
Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Private Bag X01, Pimville, 1808.
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service
Department or on the internet at Documents to be
attached is certified ID document, certified copies of qualification/s including
matric, certified and relevant council registration certificate and proof of current
registration (Where applicable). Relevant service certificates. Failure to submit all
the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. If you
have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please
accept that your application was unsuccessful. Candidates will be subjected to
Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) – Verification (Reference checks, identity
verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, credit/financial
stability checks and employment verification). The recommended candidate may
be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and
Safety Act, Act 5/1993. CHBAH reserves the right to utilize practical
exercises/tests for Non-SMS positions during the recruitment process to determine
the suitability of candidates for the post(s). The Gauteng Department of Health is
guided by the principles of Employment Equity; therefore, all the appointments will
be made in accordance with the Employment Equity target of the department.
People with disability are encouraged to apply. This is an open advertisement and
posts will be filled from date of advertising up to the closing date of 31 March 2019
in line with PSR, 65 (8). Candidates must please communicate with departmental
contact persons to ascertain whether vacancies are still available in categories
which are of interest to them.
CLOSING DATE : 31 March 2019


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