FAMILY LAW ASSISTANT REF NO: 16/20/NC
SALARY : R257 258 – R303 339 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement
CENTRE : Family Advocate’s Office Upington
REQUIREMENTS : A 3 year qualification in a Legal field and/or equivalent legal qualification; 3 years’ experience in administration; knowledge in the functions of the office of the Family Advocate; A valid driver’s license, and willing to travel extensively within the province and beyond. Skills And Competencies: Computer literacy (Ms Office); Excellent communication skills (verbal and written); Conduct legal research; Good interpersonal relations.
DUTIES : conduct screening interviews and parental rights/ responsibilities information sessions; Assist members of the public with form completion and queries; Assist the Family Advocate in conducting customer satisfaction surveys and community outreach projects; Support the Family Advocate with regards to matters on the court roll; Receive and screen correspondence and draft response on behalf of the Family Advocate; Conduct mediations in disputes regarding parental responsibilities and rights.
ENQUIRIES : Ms M Molokwane Tel No: (053) 8384567
APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to the Regional Head: Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X6106, Kimberley, 8300. OR hand delivers at the New Public Buildings, (Magistrates Court) of Knight and Stead Streets, 7th
CLOSING DATE : 31 July 2020
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za. A Z83 form & CV must be accompanied by original certified copies of qualifications, identity document and a driver’s license where necessary. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications. Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered. All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical and competency assessment. Candidate will complete a financial disclosure form and also be required to undergo a security clearance. Foreigners or dual citizenship holder must provide the Police Clearance certificate from country of origin. The DOJ&CD is an equal opportunity employer. In the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration. Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for People with Disabilities including where driver’s license is a requirement. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill these positions. Women and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply and preference will be given to the EE Target.