Court Intermediary Job Vacancies x 16 Positions

Posted on :

5 Aug, 2015

Category :

Legal Jobs in South Africa

SALARY : R242 382 – R285 513 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to
sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Bethlehem (2 Posts) Reference: 15/69/FS
Botshabelo (1 Post) Reference: 15/71/FS
Bloemfontein (3 posts) Reference: 15/65/FS
Harrismith (1 Post) Reference: 15/67/FS
Heilbron (1 Post) Reference: 15/68/FS
Phuthaditjhaba (1 Post) Reference: 15/66/FS
Sasolburg (1 Post) Reference: 15/63/FS
Thaba Nchu (1 Post) Reference: 15/70/FS
Welkom (2 Posts) Reference: 15/64/FS
Bethulie (1 Post) Reference: 15/ 61/FS
Kroonstad (2 Posts) Reference: 15/72/FS

REQUIREMENTS : Three year Bachelor Degree/ National Diploma academic qualification in one of
the following fields; teaching, social work/ family counseling, child care and
youth development, pediatrics, psychiatry, clinical counseling, educational
psychologist; Applicants must be duly registered with the relevant professional/
scientific organization/body in their field of specialization; Minimum of three years’
working experience in the applicable field; Experience in working with different
types of disabilities, exposure to court procedure, court etiquette, legal terms and
terminology and functions of courts will be added advantages; Knowledge of the
relevant legal and regulatory framework (Constitution of RSA, 1996; Criminal
Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No 51 of 1977), particularly sections 153, 158 and 170A
of the Act; Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act,
2007 (Act No 32 of 2007); Children’s Act, 2005 (Act No 38 of 2005); Domestic
Violence Act (Act No 116 of 1998); Be fluent in the predominant language(s) of
the jurisdictional area of the court (Sesotho ,Zulu, Xhosa and Afrikaans). Skills
and Competencies: Communication and empathic listening skills (with children,
persons with; mental disabilities and other traumatized witnesses); Trauma and basic counseling skills; interpersonal skills; Customer focus and responsiveness;
administrative skills; Computer literacy (Ms Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel);
Problem solving and decision making skills

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Provide intermediary services to children, persons with
mental disabilities and other traumatised witnesses; Provide specialized child
language and disability services; Maintain intermediary room by ensuring that the
equipment of the private testifying room is always in good order; Provide support
services to witnesses and make appropriate referrals, where necessary; Render
administration support service in court; Assist children to testify with the aid of
anatomically-detailed dolls.
ENQUIRIES : Ms NN Sithole  (051) 407 1800

APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Private Bag
X20578, Bloemfontein, 9300 or hand deliver @ Colonial Building, 53 Charlotte
Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein, 9301
CLOSING DATE : 17 August 2015
NOTE : Interested applicants may visit the following website: or to view the full job specification of the above positions.
Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service
Department or on the internet at A Z83 & CV must be accompanied
by original certified copies of qualifications and identity document. A driver’s
license must be attached if indicated as a requirement. A SAQA evaluation report
must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the
above mentioned requirements will not be considered. The DOJ&CD is an equal
opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195
(1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the
Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998
(Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department
will be taken into consideration. Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a
personnel vetting process. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed
candidates only. If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement,
please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department
reserves the right not to fill these positions. The department reserves the right
not to fill these positions. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to
apply and preference will be given to the EE Target.
Erratum: Deputy Director: Organisational Development Ref No: 2015/75/MP;
POST 29/28: Kindly be informed that the above mentioned post advertised in the
DPSA Vacancy Circular 29 of 2015 posted on the 24 July 2015. The address
was incorrect. The correct address is: Quoting the relevant reference number,
direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X11249, Nelspruit,
1200 OR Physical address: 24 Brown Street, Nedbank Centre, 4th floor Nelspruit.
Enquiries: Ms DCM Haasbroek  (013) 753 9319,

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