LifeLine Ekurhuleni Recent Employment Opportunity – Apply Now!

Posted on :

26 Jul, 2019

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Social Work Vacancies in South Africa

LifeLine Ekurhuleni is a leading provider of personal skills development and the promotion of emotional wellness for the healing and transformation of individuals and communities in Ekurhuleni.

As a community-based, civil society organisation, whose core counselling and victim empowerment services are provided by volunteers, LifeLine involves the community at large and its resources to achieve its objectives.


Job Title: Social Worker
Location: LifeLine Ekurhuleni in Benoni


The successful applicant is expected to fill this position for an initial period of 7 months – with the possibility of renewal dependent on the availability of funds.

The purpose of the incumbent is to ensure that both mentally-challenged adults and child victims and witnesses of sexual abuse and other violent crimes receive optimal Intermediary and follow-up services from the LifeLine team, as well as knowledge of child protection, gender-based violence and HIV & AIDS-related issues and their impact amongst individuals, families and communities.

  • Co-ordinating and monitoring the LifeLine services and team
  • Providing psychosocial support
  • Planning, organising, mobilising for and evaluating community development activities
  • Networking, advocacy and linking with diverse stakeholders
  • General administration


  • A 4-Year Bachelors or Honours Degree in Social Work;
  • Registration with the SACSSP;
  • At least 2 years therapeutic experience, preferably within the NGO sector;
  • Experience in the management of both staff and volunteer teams;
  • Knowledge of VEP and child protection practices and the relevant legislation;
  • A valid Code 8 (EB) driver’s license;
  • Proficiency in the use of computers for spreadsheets, reporting, email and internet;
  • Strong, persuasive written and oral communication, presentation and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, priorities and deadlines over long periods;
  • Excellent organisational skills, with a thorough attention to detail;
  • A flexible approach to working hours and duties


To apply

Submit a CV, contact details of three referees and motivation letter to [email protected].

Application Deadline: Wednesday, 7 August, 2019

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