DementiaSA Latest Job Opportunity – Apply Now!

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24 Apr, 2019

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Social Work Vacancies in South Africa

DementiaSA is a South African nonprofit organisation (NPO) that assists families, communities and health professionals who have limited access to private health care, to live with dementia or care for those with dementia. DementiaSA is committed to upholding the dignity of all persons affected by dementia and places a premium on providing services in under-developed rural and peril-urban areas. It is at the forefront of improving the quality of life of those living with dementia and those who care for them. As a lead NGO in the field in dementia, the organisation provides support, counselling, education and training to families, care providers and professional bodies caring for people living with dementia of various types, including Alzheimer’s disease.

Job Title: Registered Social Worker

Job Location: Cape Town

Requirements:

  • Must currently be a SACSSP-registered Social Workers who demonstrate a track record of competency across a range of professional output
  • Experience in direct Social Work services and specifically within the field: Older Persons
  • Appropriate attitudes regarding older persons and persons living with dementia
  • Working knowledge of dementia and the current SA Legislation regarding Older Persons
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Presentation skills with experience in training workshops
  • The use of electronic equipment, including computer technology to support work
  • Multi-professional teamwork
  • Social work administration, including professional reports
  • Passionate and self-motivated with unquestionable integrity and work ethics
  • Proficient in two of the following languages: Afrikaans, English, IsiXhosa
  • Must present proof of valid current registration with the SACSSP
  • Must present proof of a valid SA Driver’s license and a good driving track record

To apply

Submit a comprehensive CV, supporting documents and contactable references to: [email protected]  or Executive Director, DementiaSA, P O Box 16421, Vlaeberg 8018

Application Deadline: Friday, 10 May, 2019

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