The Homestead New Ongoing Recruitment – Apply Now

Posted on :

22 Oct, 2018

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NGO Jobs in South Africa

The Homestead (Projects for Street Children), based in Cape Town, works to help Street Children reconstruct their shattered lives, and to provide prevention and early intervention services to children and families in disadvantaged communities. The Homestead helps over 150 street children a year, has 90 boys in residential care, and helps over 250 chronically neglected and abused community children each week.

Job Title: Social Worker
Job Location: Cape Town

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with children and their families in informal settlements
  • Provide social work, school after-care, school attendance, crises and family intervention support services to the children attending our Khayelitsha Drop-in centres
  • Help the PEI manager service our drop-in centres in Valhalla Park and Manenberg

Requirements:

  • Officially recognised Social Worker qualification
  • Current registration with the SA Council for Social Service Professions
  • Valid drivers licence (learners licence do not qualify)
  • Proof of local, greater Cape Town, community knowledge and work experience
  • Fluency (written and spoken) in English, as well as IsiXhosa
  • Computer literacy Microsoft (Word, Excel, email, social media and the web)
  • Relevant work experience
  • Willingness to work with children from the most challenging of communities in Khayelitsha

To apply, submit CV detailing your chronological work experience along with two recent and contactable references, one of whom must be a previous employer, a motivation letter with and proof of SACSSP registration and drivers licence to [email protected]

Incomplete applications and applicants who do not meet the above minimum requirements, and applicants without a driver’s licence. will not be considered or responded to.

Applicants outside of the greater Cape Town area must note, in their application, their willingness to come to an interview and to relocate at their own expense.

Application Deadline: 31st October, 2018

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