LifeLine Ekurhuleni Recent Employment Opportunity – Apply Now!

Posted on :

26 Jul, 2019

Category :

Legal Jobs 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: Intermediary
Location: Benoni, Gauteng

The purpose of the incumbent is to ensure that child and mentally-challenged adult victims and witnesses of abuse and violence, as well as their families, are supported through and post legal processes.

 Responsibilities: 

  • Providing Intermediary services to Courts throughout Ekurhuleni
  • Following up and supporting child and mentally-challenged adult victims and their families post-Court cases
  • Facilitating awareness and educational programmes around issues underlying child abuse and violence
  • Providing lay counselling to distressed and traumatized individuals

Requirements:

  • As per the Criminal Procedures Act (Act 51 of 1977), the following persons may apply:
  • Registered educators with 4 years of service experience
  • Registered Social Workers with 2 years of experience in the Social Work field
  • Registered Child Care Workers with a 3-year qualification and 3 years’ experience in child or youth care
  • Registered clinical, educational or counselling psychologists
  • Registered medical practitioners, with psychiatry as a specialist
  • Knowledge of child development and the relevant legislation;
  • A valid Code 8 or 10 driver’s license;
  • Fluency in English and at least two other South African languages;
  • 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 priorities and deadlines;
  • Self-motivated and a team player
  • 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: 

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