Sex Worker Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) New Opportunity

Posted on :

6 Jun, 2018

Category :

Legal Jobs in South Africa

Sex Worker Education and Advocacy Taskforce (SWEAT) is a dynamic non-governmental organisation that addresses the health and human rights of sex workers.

Job Title: Legal Defence Centre Attorney
Job Location:  Cape Town

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a small team of paralegals, and human rights defenders and will coordinate activities in defence of sex worker’s rights

Requirements:

  • Admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa
  • Four years of post-qualification experience
  • English language and writing skills
  • Knowledge of human rights issues, particularly in relation to sex workers
  • Experience in drafting legal pleadings and opinions
  • Knowledge of and practical experience in the South African criminal justice environment
  • Ability to work under pressure and independently
  • Negotiating skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • People management skills
  • Ability to manage time adequately
  • Have a strong commitment to high-quality client service
  • Have experience in project management and project leadership
  • Be willing to travel throughout South Africa
  • Speak more than one South African language
  • Understands the constraints of working for a nonprofit organisation, and can be resourceful within these constraints

To apply, submit your CV, covering letter highlighting your experience and skills relevant to the position, to Stacey-Leigh Manoek at [email protected]

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

SWEAT reserve the right not to make an appointment.

SWEAT conducts all appointment processes in terms of its Employment Equity Policy.

Application Closing Date: 15th June, 2018

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