SOCIAL WORKER: (MONITORING AND EVALUATION): CRIME PREVENTION

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 : 21 January 2019
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: PERSONAL ASSISTANT: CENTRE FOR HIGHER EDUCATION AND TRAINING

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AND SUPPORT REF NO: DSD 2018-152
SALARY : Grade 1: R242 553 – R281 181 per annum
Grade 2: R298 299 – R344 184 per annum
Grade 3: R363 507 – R421 404 per annum
Grade 4: R447 069 – R549 837 per annum (OSD as prescribed)
CENTRE : Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government
REQUIREMENTS : A formal tertiary qualification in Social Work (Bachelor of Social Work) that allows
for compulsory registration with the South African Council for Social Service
Professions as Social Worker; Compulsory registration with the South African
Council for Social Service Professions as a Social Worker; A valid Code B driving
licence; Grade 1: No experience; Grade 2: A minimum of 10 years’ appropriate
experience in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker with the South
African Council for Social Service Professions; Grade 3: A minimum of 20 years’
appropriate experience in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker with
the South African Council for Social Service Professions; Grade 4: A minimum of
30 years’ appropriate experience in Social Work after registration as a Social
Worker with the South African Council for Social Service Professions.
Recommendations: A valid code B driving licence. Competencies: Knowledge of
the following: Supervision Framework for Social Workers; Understanding of human
behaviour and social systems and skills to intervene at the points where people
interact with their environments in order to promote social well-being; Social work
theory and interventions; Information and Knowledge Management; Protocol and
professional ethics; Relevant legislation, policies and prescripts (norms and
standards); Social dynamics, work values and principles; Developing and
empowering others; Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills in at least
two of the three official languages of the Western Cape; Report-writing skills; Good
planning and organising skills; Self-management and motivation skills;
Presentation and facilitation; Computer literacy; Client orientation and customer
focus.
DUTIES : Render a social work service with regard to the care, support, protection and
development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families, communities and
organisations through the relevant programmes. Attend to any other matters that
could result in, or stem from, social instability in any form; Evaluate NPOs
compliance against Legislative /Programme Specific and Generic Norms and
Standards; Monitoring of the implementation of the Service Delivery Improvement
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Plan where progress is unsatisfactory; Rapid response following
complaint/enquiries about NPOs, or a concern raised by a programme; Ensure
compliance with registration requirements of NPO’s (regulatory frameworks);
Continuous Professional Development; Keep up to date with new developments in
the social work and social welfare fields; Perform all the administrative functions
required of the job.
ENQUIRIES : Mr M Gaba at (021) 812 4212

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