Posted on :
1 Oct, 2014
1 Oct, 2014
SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR GR 1 (7 POSTS TO THE FOLLOWING DISTRICTS)
SALARY : R276 294 – R320 298 per annum (SW – A8) NB: Final salary will be determined by appropriate experience/recognisable experience in social work after registration with SACSSP as a Social Worker in terms of OSD. Requirements extracted from OSD document as per Resolution No 1 of 2009.
CENTRE : Districts: Amathole: Nkonkobe Area Office (1) (Ref. 112662/11), Idutywa
Service Office (1) (Ref. 112662/12)
Cacadu: Grahamstown Area Office (1) (Ref. 112662/13),
Grahamstown Service Office (1): (Ref. 112662/14), Port Alfred
Service Office (1) (Ref. 112662/15), Graff Reinet Area Office (1) (Ref. 112662/16)
O.R. Tambo: Mthatha Area Office (1) (Ref. 112662/17)
REQUIREMENTS : Degree in Social Work, plus a minimum of 7 years’ appropriate experience in social work after registration as a Social Worker with SACSSP (latest copy of registration/current year) of which 5 years must have been experience in the field of Social Services • Valid unendorsed driver’s licence • Computer literacy and excellent report-writing skills • Extensive knowledge of relevant legislation and policies.
• Leadership qualities and understanding of new Social Welfare Paradigm, policies, legislation and regulation that underpin the delivery of social development services in the NPOs, CBOs and FBOs • Understanding of service level agreements and ability to communicate this to appropriate stakeholders
• Ability to implement Labour Relations Procedure in highly unionised environment • Project management, research and analytical skills • Ability to monitor and evaluate the impact of service delivery • Competencies to work in multidisciplinary teams in service delivery improvement programmes in the region • Planning and organising skills
• Ability to work under pressure and display initiative • Understanding of Public Sector transformation and equity issues • Computer literacy • Presentation and facilitation skills, including sound report-writing abilities • Financial management.
DUTIES : Key performance areas: • Ensure that a social work service with regard to the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities through the relevant programmes is rendered
• Supervise and advise Social Workers, Social Auxiliary Workers and volunteers to ensure an effective social work service • Keep up to date with new developments in the social work field • Supervise all the administrative functions required in the unit and undertake the higher level administrative functions
APPLICATIONS : Please quote the reference number and forward your application to: King Williams Town: The Head of Department, Social Development and Special Programmes, Private Bag X0039, Bhisho 5605 or hand-deliver at Beacon Hill Office Park, corner of Hargreaves Road and Hockey Close, King William’s Town, for the attention of Mr Mapuza. Enquiries may be directed to Ms B Nxusani at (043) 605-5103/4.
Alfred Nzo: The District Coordinator, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X401, Mount Ayliff, 4735 or hand deliver at Room 7, Mt Ayliff Counselling Centre, Garane Street, for the attention of Mr Dingiswayo. Enquiries may be directed to Mr Dingiswayo at (039) 254-0900.
Amathole: The District Co-ordinator, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X 9066, East London, 5200, or hand delivered at SA Eagle House, No. 58 Terminus Street, East London for the attention of Ms N. Duma. Enquiries may be directed to Ms N. Duma at 043 – 7116609
Buffalo City Metro: The District Coordinator, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X9066, East London 5200, or hand deliver at Ideal Homes Building, No 170 Oxford Street, East London, for the attention of Ms N. Zatu. Enquiries may be directed to Ms N. Zatu at (043) 705-5638.
Cacadu: The District Co-ordinator, Department of Social Development and Special Programmes, Private Bag X 1008, Grahamstown, 6139, or hand delivered at Room 11, 2nd floor, Corner African and Hill Street, Old SABC Building, Grahamstown, for the attention of Ms K Ma-awu. Enquiries may be directed to Ms K. Ma-awu at 046 -636 1484.
Chris Hani: The District Coordinator, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X7191, Queenstown 5320 or hand deliver at Pandarosa Building, 54 Ebden Street, Queenstown, for the attention of Ms N Mzinjana. Enquiries may be directed to Ms Mzinjana at (045) 808-3709.
O.R.Tambo: The Head of the Department, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X 6000, Umtata, 5099 or hand delivered to at Room No 1045, 10th floor Botha Sigcau Building, for the attention of Mrs Msiwa. Enquiries may be directed to Mrs Msiwa at 047 – 5310944
CLOSING DATE : 3 October 2014
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on the Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service department, and should be accompanied by Curriculum Vitae with a detailed description of duties and certified copies of Identity Document and qualifications. Candidates must please indicate the reference of the post they are applying for and fill in a separate application form for each post, if applying for more than one post. No faxed applications will be allowed. NB: All short-listed candidates will be subject to security clearance and SMS members will be required to undergo competency assessment and sign a performance agreement. Applicants must please note that they will be required to show proof of original qualifications during the interview process. Correspondence will be limited to successful candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months after the closing date of this advertisement, please consider that your application was unsuccessful.