The Parent Centre New Job Position

Posted on :

30 Jul, 2018

Category :

NGO Jobs in South Africa

The Parent Centre is a registered nonprofit organisation which has been operating successfully in the challenging South African context for the past 30 years. It provides a range of primary preventive services for parents and caregivers seeking the support and help they need before problems in their parent/caregiver-child relationship or child’s behaviour becomes entrenched.

Job Title: Social Worker
Job Location: Cape Town


    • Coordinate and supervise programmes in the Mitchell’s Plain area
    • Supervise, support and train all Parent Support Group Facilitators
    • Facilitate training and parenting workshops and groups in English and Afrikaans
  • Individual Counselling in English and Afrikaans in Mitchell’s Plain and other areas, as required


  • Registered with SACSSP and have SAPS clearance
  • Minimum of five years’ working experience in the social work field, with a proven track record, particularly counselling and facilitation, working in communities of the Western Cape
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal qualities with a friendly disposition
  • Work ethic
  • Compile monthly and quarterly statistics (or as required) and writing reports
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of The Children’s Act will be advantageous
  • Experience in working with support groups will be advantageous
  • Parenting experience will be an advantage
  • Interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Maturity and sensitivity to cultural and individual differences
  • A professional demeanor
  • The ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion
  • Be fluent in English and Afrikaans and has for than 5years social work experience working with communities of the Western Cape.

To apply, submit CV to  [email protected] or fax to 021 762 5160

Candidates who have not received a response within three weeks of the closing date are kindly requested to assume that their application has not been successful in this instance.

Applicaton Deadline: 10th August, 2018

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