SAPS (South African Police Service) Social Services Recruitment – 15 Positions

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29 Jul, 2014

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Forensic Social Worker (15 Posts)
FCS Units
• Bedfordview (1 Post) (Ref. GPFSW3) • Boksburg (1 Post) (Ref. GPFSW4) • Carletonville (1 Post) (Ref. GPFSW5) • Ga-Rankuwa (1 Post) (Ref. GPFSW6) • Germiston (1 Post) (Ref. GPFSW7) • Honeydew (1 Post) (Ref. GPFSW8) • JHB Central (1 Post) (Ref. GPFSW9) • Mamelodi (1 Post) (Ref. GPFSW10) • Sebokeng (1 Post) (Ref.GPFSW11) • Springs (1 Post) (Ref. GPFSW12) • Benoni (1 Post) (Ref. GPFSW13) • Hillbrow (1 Post) (Ref. GPFSW14) • Katlehong (1 Post) (Ref. GPFSW15) • Mabopane (1 Post) (Ref. GPFSW16) • Vereeniging (1 Post)(Ref. GPFSW17)

SAPS Act Personnel

Level of Remuneration: Salary: R266 715 per annum

Additional requirements:

• At least 2 years’ practical experience in forensic social work.

Core functions:

• Implement the national standards for forensic social work in respect of legislation
and policies

• Conduct forensic social work assessments and other related investigations

• Compile quarterly forensic social work returns, audits and any information containing the successful investigation of child sexual abuse cases

• Maintain and develop professional level of expertise by accumulating 20 CPD points

• Establish and maintain an office management system pertaining to forensic social work

• Act as an expert witness in court • Compile forensic social work court reports

• Network with other professionals and organisations to ensure a multidisciplinary service.



• Only the official application form, which will be available at all HRM Sections at Police Stations within Gauteng Province, will be accepted. All instructions on the application form must be adhered to; failure to do so may result in the rejection of the application

• The post particulars and reference number of the post must be correctly specified on the application form

• A comprehensive Curriculum Vitae must be submitted together with the application form

• Certified copies of an applicant’s ID document, motor vehicle driver’s licence (where applicable), all educational
qualifications obtained together with academic records thereof and service certificates of previous employers stating the occupation, must also be submitted and attached to every application

• Applicants will be subjected to fingerprint screening

• Persons who retired from the Public Service by taking a severance package, early retirement or for medical reasons, as well as persons with previous convictions, are excluded

• Applications must be mailed timeously. Late applications will not be accepted or considered


The closing date for all applications is 2014-08-11

• If a candidate is short-listed, it can be expected of him/her to undergo a personal interview. Short-listed candidates
may be subjected to security clearance

• Correspondence will be conducted with successful candidates only. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful

• Appointments will be made in terms of the South African Police Service Act, 1994 (Act No 68 of 1995)

• The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill a post after advertisement thereof

• The South African Police Service is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and it is the intention to promote
representivity in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. Persons whose transfer/appointment/promotion will promote representivity may therefore receive preference

• Candidates short-listed for appointment to certain identified posts will be vetted in terms of the Criminal Law
(Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 2007 (Act No 32 of 2007) and the Children’s Act, 2005 (Act No 38 of 2005). A candidate whose particulars appear in either the National Register of Sex Offenders or Part B of the Child Protection Register, will be disqualified from appointment to the post

• In view of the expected high volume of applications, no faxes, e-mails or posted applications will be accepted and telephonic confirmation of received applications may not be done

• Applicants are requested to initial each and every page of the application form, CV and annexures.


Application forms must be hand delivered to:

Personnel Management, SAPS Provincial Head Office, Gauteng, 16 Empire Road, Parktown, Johannesburg, or posted to Private Bag X57, Braamfontein 2017, for attention: Major C Henning.

Enquiries: Tel. (011) 274-7462/7456

Note: Successful applicants to be appointed in terms of the South African Police Service Act, 1995
(Act No 68 of 1995) and not yet appointed in terms of the South African Police Service Act, 1995 (Act
No 68 of 1995) will have to undergo a medical examination and found to be medically fit. They will
further have to comply with the prescripts on the SAPS Dress Order, whereby tattoos may not be
visible when wearing uniform.

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