Chief Directorate: Rural Health Services

SALARY: Grade 1: R384 228 per annum

CENTRE: Worcester Regional Hospital

REQUIREMENTS: Minimum educational qualification: Degree or Diploma in Social Work. Registration with a professional council: Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as Social Worker and proof of payment of registration for 2020/21. Experience: A minimum of 7 years of appropriate experience in social work after registration as a Social Worker with the SACSSP. Inherent requirements of the job: Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s license. Ability and willingness to be available for emergencies/mass incidents. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Advanced knowledge, skills, and experience in health-related social work. Ability to lead supervise and work in a social work team and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in a general specialist acute health care setting. Communication skills (both verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Computer literacy (MS Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

DUTIES : (key result areas/outputs): Lead, coordinate, and supervise the delivery of the Social Work services and support institutional management. Provide social work services including psycho-social assessments, interventions, and counseling to individuals, groups, and families. Supervise, support, and evaluate subordinates and development of staff and students. Ensure efficient and effective management of resources. Administration, including collecting, compiling, and presenting statistical data and monthly reports.

ENQUIRIES: Ms S Jaftha Tel No: (023) 348-6496

APPLICATIONS: Applicants apply online: (click “online applications”)

NOTE: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

CLOSING DATE: 16 October 2020