Family Advocate Jobs at Dept of Justice and Constitutional Development – 2 Positions

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7 Jul, 2014

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Legal Jobs in South Africa

SALARY : R652 605 – R919 116 per annum, (Salary will be in accordance with OSD
determination). (The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement)
CENTRE : Office of the Family Advocate, George


REQUIREMENTS : An LLB Degree or recognized four (4) year legal qualification, Admitted as an
advocate or qualifies to be admitted as an attorney with the right of appearance
in the High Court will be an added advantage); The right of appearance in the
High Court of South Africa; At least five (5) years appropriate post qualification;
litigation experience; A valid driver’s license. Skills and Competencies: Litigation;
Advocacy; Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management.


DUTIES : Key Performance Areas Execute the mandate of the Office of the Family
Advocate; Perform all functions and duties of the Family Advocate in accordance
with relevant legislation; Endorse settlement agreements or commenting thereon;
Institute enquiries to ascertain the best interests of the minor child by means of
ADR procedures and evaluation; Attend to Hague matters when delegated to do
so; Attend relevant circuit courts within the province.


ENQUIRIES : Advocate S Ebrahim at Tel: (021) 426 1216

APPLICATIONS : 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

CLOSING DATE : 14 July 2014


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 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. Note: Women and people
with disabilities are encourage to apply

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