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Social Worker/ Family Counselor x 5 Positions

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19 Jun, 2015

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SOCIAL WORKER/ FAMILY COUNSELLOR (GRADE 1-4) 5 POSTS
SALARY : R183 495 – R417 918 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD
determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.

CENTRE : Ref No: 81/15/FA/WC: Office of the Family Advocate: Worcester X2
Ref No: 80/15/FA/WC: Office of the family Advocate: Mitchells Plain X2
Ref No: 79/15/FA/WC: Office of the Family Advocate: George X1

REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification; A minimum of three (3) –
thirty (30) years appropriate experience in Social Work after registration as Social
Worker with the SACSSP; Registration with SA Council for Social Service
Professional (SACSSP); Knowledge and experience in Mediation; Knowledge and
application of Family Law, including Mediation in certain Divorce Matters Act,
Children’s Act, Maintenance Act and Domestic Violence Act (inclusive Hague
Convention on International Child Abduction); A valid drivers’ licence. Skills and
Competencies: Computer literacy; Communication (written and verbal) skills;
Mediation, Interviewing, conflict resolution, evaluation and report writing skills;
Diversity and conflict management; Attention to detail.

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Conduct mediation and/or inquiries as part of a multidisciplinary
team in custody, access, guardianship, child abduction and related family
law disputes; Evaluate information and compile forensic court reports and make
recommendations to the best interest of children in family law disputes; Act as expert
witness for the Family Advocate in Court; Network and conduct awareness
campaigns regarding the functions and role of the Office of the Family Advocate;
Travel to townships and rural areas to conduct inquiries and interview parties and
source references in family law disputes; Report on the performance to the Head of
Office.

ENQUIRIES : Ms L Baartman at Tel: (021) 426 1216

APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional
Head, Department of Justice, Private Bag X9171, Cape Town, 8000 OR Physical
Address: Mezzanine Floor, Plein Park Building, Plein Street, Cape Town

FOR ATTENTION : Mr L Keyster
NOTE : Candidates whose name appears on Part B of the child Protection Register as
mandated by the Section 123 (5) of the Children’s Act, 2005 need not apply.
Applicants are required to attach proof of registration with SACSSP and Service
certificates of appropriate experience in Social work after registration as Social
Worker with SACSSP should be attached.

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