Posted on :
21 Aug, 2014
21 Aug, 2014
SOCIAL WORKER/FAMILY COUNSELLOR (GRADE 1-4) 2 POSTS REF NO:
2014/67/MP; CENTRE: FAMILY ADVOCATE: NELSPRUIT (1) REF NO:
153/14EC; CENTRE: FAMILY ADVOCATE: GRAAFF-REINET (1)
SALARY : R183 495 – R417 918 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with the OSD
determination in terms of experience). The successful candidate will be required
to sign a performance agreement.
REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification; Appropriate
experience in Social Work after registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP;
Registration with SA Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP);
Knowledge and experience in Mediation; Experience in Forensic Social Work or
Court Work will be an added advantage; Knowledge and application of Family
Law, including Mediation in certain Divorce Matters Act, Maintenance Act and
Domestic Violence Act; A valid driver’s license. Skills and Competencies:
Computer literacy (MS Word); Communication (written and verbal) skills;
Mediation, Interviewing, conflict resolution, evaluation and report writing skills;
Diversity and conflict management; Attention to detail.
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Conduct inquiries to ascertain the best interest of the
minor children involved by means of mediation and /or evaluation as per relevant
legislation, Evaluate information and compile forensic court reports; Act as expert
witness for the Family Advocate in Court; Ensure proper case flow
ENQUIRIES : NELSPRUIT: Adv RB Mkhize (013) 7522 755
EASTERN CAPE: Mrs. Pretorius (043) 702 7000
APPLICATIONS : NELSPRUIT: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
The Regional Head, Private Bag X9065, East London, 5200 and.
EASTERN CAPE: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your
application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X11249, Nelspruit, 1200 OR
Physical address: 24 Brown Street, Nedbank Centre, 4th floor Nelspruit.
NOTE : Candidates whose name appears on Part B of the Child Protection Register as
mandated by the Section 123(5) of the Children’s Act, 2005 need not apply.
Males and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and separate
application must be made for each center.