Social Worker/ Family Counselor x 4 Positions

Posted on :

25 Feb, 2015

Category :

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

SALARY : R183 495 – R417 918 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD
determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance
CENTRE : Family Advocate: North West

REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification; A minimum of 3
years 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; Knowledge and application
of Family Law, including Mediation in certain Divorce Matters Act, Children’s Act
Maintenance Act and Domestic Violence Act (inclusive of Hague Convention on
International Child Abduction); A valid driver’s licence. Skills and Competencies:
Computer literacy; 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 mediation and/or inquiries as part of a multidisciplinary
team in custody, access, guardianship, child abduction and related
family law disputes; Evaluate information and compile forensic court reports and
make recommendations to the best interest of children in family law disputes; Act
as expert witness for the Family Advocate in Court; Network and conduct
awareness campaigns regarding the functions and role of the Office of the Family
Advocate; Travel to townships and rural areas to conduct inquiries and interview
parties and source references in family law disputes; Report on the performance
to the Head of Office.
ENQUIRIES : Mr. IZ Baloyi at  (018) 397 7061.

APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional
Head, Private Bag X2033, Mmabatho, 2735 or and deliver it at 22 Molopo Road,
Ayob Gardens, and Mafikeng.

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