Department of Justice and Constitutional Development Recruitment x 8 Vacancies

Posted on :

30 Sep, 2014

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Legal Jobs in South Africa

FAMILY ADVOCATE 4 POSTS

REF NO: 14/112/ FS; CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE: WELKOM (1 POST)

REF NO: 133 /14/FA/WC; CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE, CAPE TOWN (1 POST)

REF NO: NC/70/13 FAMILY ADVOCATE LP7-LP8, (2 POSTS)
(These posts are re- advertisements; candidates who previously applied are encouraged to re-apply)

SALARY : R554 025–R596 838 per annum (Salary will be in accordance with the OSD determination). The successful candidates will be required to sign a performance agreement

CENTRE : Office of the Family Advocate: Upington

 

REQUIREMENTS : An LLB Degree or recognized four years Legal qualification. At least five (5) years appropriate post qualification/litigation experience. Admitted as an Advocate or Attorney of the High Court; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; A Valid drivers licence.

Skills and Competencies: Good communication skills (both verbally and in writing); Research, investigation, evaluation and report writing skills with attention to detail and Diversity, Dispute and Conflict Resolution Skills.

 

DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Execute the mandate of the Office of the Family Advocate. Perform all functions and duties of the Senior Family Advocate in accordance with relevant legislation. Endorse Settlement Agreements or commenting thereon; Enquiries to ascertain the best interest of the minor child by means of ADR procedures and evaluation.

Attend to Hague matters when delegated to do so; Attend to relevant Circuit Courts within the Free State Province ENQUIRIES : Free State: Ms. NN Sithole  (051) 407 1800.
Cape Town: Advocate G Parker at Tel: (021) 426 1216
Northern Cape: Adv. P. Molokwane  (053) 833 1063

 

APPLICATIONS : FREE STATE: Please direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private BagX20578, Bloemfontein, 9300, or hands deliver at 53 Colonial Building, Charlotte Maxeke Street, Bloemfontein, 9301

CAPE TOWN: 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 N Luddy

 

KIMBERLEY: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Regional Head: Justice and Constitutional Development,

Private Bag X6106, Kimberley, 8300. OR hand delivers at the New Public Buildings, (Magistrates Court) of Knight and Stead Streets, 7th floor, Kimberley, 8301. Email or faxed applications will not be considered.

CLOSING DATE : 13 October 2014

NOTE : Applicants are required to attach service certificates to determine salary in accordance to experience. Separate applications must be made for each center quoting the relevant reference number

 

NOTE : Interested applicants may visit the following website: www.justice.gov.za or www.dpsa.gov.za 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 www.gov.za. A Z83 & CV must be accompanied by 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. 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 them

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