Community Keepers Recent Available Employment Opportunity

Posted on :

14 Jun, 2019

Category :

Social Work Vacancies in South Africa, Teaching Jobs inSouth Africa

Community Keepers is a nonprofit company aiming to promote the social and emotional wellbeing of children and youth by providing support services within schools. The Community Keepers multidisciplinary team operates from school-based offices and delivers a variety of services to learners including, counselling, therapy, life skills programmes, parenting workshops and more.

 

Job Title: School Counsellor / Social Worker
Job Location: Stellenbosch
Start date: As soon as possible

Responsibilities:

  • Management of school office: Administration of all services delivered at the school, including scheduling of appointments, liaising with referrers, assisting visitors at the office, coordinating school management meetings and general office administration
  • Support services: Conducting assessments; providing individual and/or group therapy; obtaining collateral from relevant support systems; giving feedback; recording of the therapy process and recording of data
  • Relationship building: Maintaining relationships with learners, educators and parents; involvement in extramural activities; maintaining relationships with community partners and establishing new connections
  • Parents and educators: Liaising with parent committees to organise parenting sessions; contributing to professional development sessions with educators
  • Programmes: Presenting life skills programmes; ensuring that monitoring and evaluation plans are implemented and performance targets are achieved

Requirements:

  • Tertiary qualification, preferably a B Social Work (and registered with the SACSSP) or BEd (Hons) in Ed Psych / BEd Psych (and registered as a counsellor with the HPCSA)
  • Experience in counselling children as well as working in a school context
  • Sound ethical principles of practice
  • Knowledge in the development of creative approaches for interventions for individual and school development
  • Outstanding administrative skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft (Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Natural ability to build strategic relationships and interact with individuals of different backgrounds
  • Passion for teamwork and community-based interventions
  • Capability to represent the values and ethos of the organisation

To apply

Download the application form from our website (https://communitykeepers.org/get-involved/#tab_involved_1) and submit to [email protected] with “School counsellor / Social Worker: Stellenbosch” in the subject line.

 

Application Deadline: Wednesday, 19 June, 2019

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