The Western Cape Association for Persons with Disabilities (WCAPD)

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19 Jul, 2019

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Social Work Vacancies in South Africa

The Western Cape Association for Persons with Disabilities (WCAPD) is a nonprofit organisation facilitating services to people with disabilities striving towards an inclusive society in which persons with disabilities are equal and active citizens. The organisation provides governance, administrative and Social Work support to APD branches in the Western Cape.


Job Title: Chief Social Worker 
Job Location: George, Western Cape


  • Supervise social development staff
  • Governance
  • Train and develop staff on all levels
  • Monitor and evaluate branch operations and services
  • Lobby and collaborating with key stakeholders
  • As part of the multi-disciplinary WCAPD team, support organisational development of branches


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
  • Registration with the SACSSP
  • Minimum of five years’ experience as a Senior Social Worker
  • Experience and/or training in supervision within the NGO sector would be advantageous
  • Experience in recruitment and management of both staff and volunteers
  • A valid Code 8 (EB) driver’s license
  • Willingness to travel within the Southern Cape and overnight
  • Proficiency in the use of computers for spreadsheets, reporting, email and internet
  • Strong, persuasive written and oral communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, priorities and deadlines over long periods
  • Organisational skills, with thorough attention to detail
  • Police clearance and clearance of the child sex offender list
  • A flexible approach to working hours and duties

To apply

Submit a complete CV with certified copies of all supporting documents to [email protected] CV’s without necessary documentation will not be considered.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, 31 July, 2019

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