Social Worker Job Opportunities

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31 Aug, 2015

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SALARY : (Gr 1) R196341 – R227610 per annum
(Gr 2) R241467 – R279918 per annum
(Gr 3) R295635 – R342720 per annum
Plus benefits
CENTRE : Fort England Hospital

REQUIREMENTS : Gr 12 with a 4 year B A (Social Worker) Degree/Social Worker Diploma, Council
registration certificate with proof of current registration with SACSSP as a social
worker. 20 years’ experience as a registered Social Worker with SACSSP. 4
years’ experience as a Supervisor. Knowledge of the Mental Health Care Act
No.17 of 2002, the Criminal Procedure Act and Substance Abuse Act. Insight into
mental illness, substance abuse and previous experience in a Psychiatric Institute
will serve as an advantage. Good listening, negotiation, problem solving, report
writing, presentation, planning and organisation, conflict resolution skill and
leadership skills teamwork and collaboration. Computer literacy in MS office with
proof. Specialised individual, family and group work skills.

DUTIES : Responsible for specialised social work service delivery in the Psychosocial
rehabilitation programme for state patients, intensive group work with patients in
the substance rehabilitation treatment Unit. Presentation of observation reports
within a thirty day period. in respect of observation cases. Compile
comprehensive psycho-social reports. Attend and actively participate in ward
rounds as a member of the multidisciplinary team within the institution. Participate
in training, Supervision and development of staff and university social work
students when required and with implementation of the Performance
Management Development System. Plan, develop and implement Service
programs participating in courses and workshops keeping up to date with new
developments to acquire CDP points. Perform any other duties assigned to by the
Social Work Manager/Supervisor. Participate in the upgrading and management
of the core standards of the Hospital

ENQUIRIES : Miss Nazo X (Tel: 0466227003)

APPLICATIONS : Hand deliver to the Golden Mile Building, 5 Downing Street, North End, Port
Elizabeth 6001 or the Recruitment Section, Department of Health: Sarah
Baartman District Office, Private Bag X27667, Port Elizabeth 6001.
CLOSING DATE : 07 September 2015

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