The Lesbian and Gay Community and Health Centre (the LGBTI Centre)

Posted on :

11 Jul, 2019

Category :

Social Work Vacancies in South Africa

The Lesbian and Gay Community and Health Centre (the LGBTI Centre) is community-oriented wellbeing and human rights focused services, training and advocacy organisation. We provide direct services, outreach youth and community well-being programmes, support and education primarily to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) individuals and/or communities, Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) and Women Who Have Sex With Women (WSW) in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN). We are a drop-in safe space and Key Populations’ Clinic.

 

Job  Title: Social Auxiliary Workers

Job Location: KwaZulu-Natal

  • Ethekwini
  • King Cetshwayo

The Social Auxiliary Worker (SAW) in the MSM Programme will primarily be responsible for conducting individual assessments and providing therapeutic interventions for MSM and the programme team.

Requirements:

  • Social auxiliary worker qualification
  • Experience in social auxiliary work
  • Experience in working in HIV programmes with key populations is beneficial
  • Experience in providing therapeutic interventions to women, victims of GBV, key populations
  • Render psychosocial support services to partners and family members who are  victims and  survivors  of GBV
  • Facilitation skills
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Report-writing skills
  • Planning and organisational skills
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills, including being a team player
  • Non-judgmental, trustworthy and empathetic personality
  • Demonstrate a strong professional attitude and behaviour at all times
  • Ability to travel as and when required
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as a social auxiliary worker

To apply

Submit a detailed CV and covering letter with relevant attachments to [email protected] indicate in your covering letter the District you wish to apply for eThekwini (KZN) and Cetshwayo (KZN)

Application Deadline: Friday, 12 July, 2019

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