Posted on :
3 Dec, 2015
3 Dec, 2015
SOCIAL WORKER/FAMILY COUNSELLOR 4 POSTS REF NO: 287/15EC REF NO: 221/15/FA/WC CENTRE: OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATES; CAPE TOWN X 2 POSTS REF NO: 220/15/FA/WC WORCESTER X 1 POST Re-Advertisement
SALARY : R196 341 – R227 610 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with the OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Family Advocate: Port Elizabeth
REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification which allows for professional registration with the SACSSP;
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 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; Expert witness; 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;
ENQUIRIES : Port Elizabeth: Mr. Hattingh 043 702 7000 Cape Town: Mrs N Daniels at Tel: (021) 426 1216 Worcester: Advocate Britz at Tel (023) 347 1238
APPLICATIONS : Port Elizabeth: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Private Bag X9065, East London, 5200 Cape Town: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: The Regional Head, Department of Justice, Private Bag X9171, Cape Town, 8000 OR Physical Address: Mezzanine Floor, Plein Park Building, Plein Street, Cape Town
FOR ATTENTION : Mr M Ketelo 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