Cape Mental Health Recent Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

Posted on :

6 Aug, 2019

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NGO Jobs in South Africa

Cape Mental Health is a non-profit organisation that offers comprehensive and proactive mental health services in the Western Cape. One of its programmes, the Rainbow PSR Groups, offers community-based psychosocial rehabilitation and support to adults with psychiatric /psychosocial disabilities in the form of 26 weekly support groups.

 

Job Title: PSR Group Facilitator
Location: Cape Town
Job Type:  15 hour per week group

 

Responsiblities:

  • Weekly PSR Groups in the community
  • Plan groups and activities in accordance with the four life areas of PSR
  • Facilitate weekly group sessions in the community
  • Ensure group membership of between 7 and 10 members as well as regular attendance
  • Outreach to members who do not attend regularly
  • Follow up with Mental Health Nurse and other referral sources to facilitate referrals
  • Administration
  • Create an individual file for each member and ensure that the file is updated on an on-going basis
  • Create a group file for each PSR group and ensure that weekly group reports are captured. Files are to be kept up to date at all times
  • Ensure that the monthly statistics for each group is submitted to the RF Manager on the first working day of the month.

Requirements:

  • Preferably qualified as an Auxiliary Social Worker, Occupational Therapy Assistant/ Technician or Community Rehabilitation Worker
  • A valid code 8 manual driver’s licence
  • Fluent in English and Afrikaans / Xhosa.
  • Work experience in the mental health field and group facilitation
  • Basic computer literacy and administration skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

To apply

Submit a 2-page CV with 3 recent and contactable references to The Programme Manager:  Rainbow PSR Groups [email protected] or hand deliver to 22 Ivy Street, Observatory.

Application Deadline: Monday, 12 August, 2019

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