Muscular Dystrophy Foundation Cape Branch – Apply Now!

Posted on :

30 Aug, 2019

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Social Work Vacancies in South Africa

Muscular Dystrophy Foundation Cape Branch, is an NGO providing services and support to persons affected by Muscular Dystrophy.


Job Title: Social Auxiliary Worker
Location: Northen suburb of Cape Town
Employment type: Permanent Position


  • Assist with intake of new referrals
  • Collect information relevant to members’ needs and assessing their relevant skills, strengths and deficits.
  • Assist members to identify options and develop plans of action while providing necessary support and assistance.
  • Conduct follow-ups with new and existing members telephonically and by way of home visits.
  • Assist members to identify and access community resources including medical, financial assistance, housing, employment, transportation and other referral services.
  • Assist with facilitation of Adults and Children’s Support Groups.
  • Assist with community awareness campaigns
  • Assist with monitoring and reporting on clients’ progress.
  • Maintain contact with other social service agencies, schools and health care providers involved with clients to provide information and obtain feedback on clients’ overall situation and progress.
  • All other duties assigned by management, this may include assisting in our bargain shop and events.


  • The Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC) in Social Auxiliary Work (1 year) or a two- or three-year diploma in Social Work
  • Minimum of 2-3years relevant experience post qualification
  • Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP)
  • Computer literacy is a requirement
  • Report writing and interpersonal skills
  • Administrative skills
  • Fluent in writing and speaking English & Xhosa is a requirement
  • Saturday work is a requirement
  • Salary R7129.00pm


To apply

Submit a 2 page CV and a motivational letter, to the General Manager, Vanessa Jordaan at or fax to: 0865351387.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, 3 September, 2019

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