Posted on :

23 May, 2014

Category :

Healthcare Jobs in South Africa, Social Work Vacancies in South Africa

REF NO: DSD27/01/14HO
SALARY : R261 606- R293 118 per annum, Grade 1
CENTRE : Head Office: Pietermaritzburg

REQUIREMENTS : Matric Certificate or National Certificate (Vocational), A Bachelor’s Degree in

Social Work, Registration with the South African Council for Social Services
Profession as Social Worker, plus a minimum of 8 years appropriate experience
in Social Work after registration as Social Worker with SACSSP. A valid driver’s
license. Knowledge: All relevant public service prescripts; KZN Provincial Growth
and Development Strategy; Millennium Development goals; White Paper on
Social Welfare Services; Social Service Professions Act 110 of 1978 as
amended; Draft Policy on Social Service Professions; Framework for Social
Welfare Services; Professional Compliance Framework for Social Welfare
Services; Careers Fair Strategy; Integrated Social Development Strategy;
Recruitment and Retention Strategy for Social Welfare Services; Generic
Business Processes for Social Welfare; Supervision Framework in Social
Welfare Services; Human Rights in the delivery of Social Welfare Services; The
Constitution of Republic of South Africa; Non-Profit Organisations Act; Policy on
Financial Awards 2005; PEPUDA; PAIA and PAJA. Skills: Planning and
organizing, Networking, Communication, Co-ordination, Professional counseling,
Analytical Thinking, Monitoring and Evaluation, Problem Solving, Report Writing,
Financial Management, Project Management, Team Building, Policy Analysis
and Development, Presentation, People Management, Ability to compile complex
report skills.


DUTIES : Develop, implement and maintain child protection policies; Keep up to date with
new developments in the social work field; Research and development and
Perform the administrative functions required in the unit.
ENQUIRIES : Mrs B Sophazi (033) 264 2091



Directions to candidates: The following documents must be submitted:
Application for employment form (Z83), which is obtainable at any Government
Department, must be signed and dated. Curriculum vitae with full record of service, certified copy of ID
documentation, Driver’s license and certified copy of the highest educational
qualifications. The reference number must be indicated in the column (Part A)
provided on the Z83 form. E.g. DFH 01/2014. NB: Failure to comply with the
above instructions will disqualify applicants. Please note that due to the large
number of applications received, applications will not be acknowledged,
correspondence will be limited to short listed candidates only. The appointments
are subject to positive outcome obtained from the NIA to the following checks
(security clearance, credits records, qualifications, citizenship, and previous
experience verification). Applicants in possession of a foreign qualification must
attach an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority
(SAQA) to their applications. Non- RSA Citizens/Permanent Residents/ Work
Permit holders must submit documentary proof together with their applications.
Applicants are respectfully informed that, if no notification of appointment is
received within 4 weeks after closing date, they must accept that their
applications were unsuccessful. Persons with disabilities are encouraged to
apply Please note that no S & T payments will be considered for payment to
candidates that are invited for interviews.

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