SOCIAL WORKER: DISABILITY REF NO: DSD 63/2020
SALARY: Grade 1: R257 592 – R298 614 per annum (OSD as prescribed).
Grade 2: R316 794 – R363 801 per annum (OSD as prescribed).
Grade 3: R384 228 – R445 425 per annum (OSD as prescribed).
Grade 4: R472 551 – R581 178 per annum (OSD as prescribed).
CENTRE: Social Development, Western Cape Government
REQUIREMENTS: A formal tertiary qualification in Social Work (Bachelor of Social Work) that allows professional registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions as Social Worker; Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions as a Social Worker; A valid Code B driving licence. Grade 1: No experience; Grade 2: A minimum of 10 years’ appropriate experience in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker with the South African Council for Social Service Professions; Grade 3: A minimum of 20 years’ appropriate experience in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker with the South African Council for Social Service Professions; Grade 4: A minimum of 30 years’ appropriate experience in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker with the South African Council for Social Service Professions. Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Relevant legislation, policy and prescripts (norms and standards); Supervision framework for Social Workers; Human behaviour and social systems as well as skills to intervene at the points where people interact with their environments in order to promote social well-being; Social Work theory and interventions; Information and Knowledge Management; Protocol and professional ethics; Social dynamics, work values and principles; Developing and empowering others; Skills to challenge structural sources of poverty, inequality, oppression, discrimination and exclusion; The ability and competence to assist, develop, advocate for and empower individuals, families, groups, organisations, communities to enhance their social functioning and their problem-solving capabilities; The ability to promote, restore, maintain, advocate for and enhance the functioning of individuals, families, groups and communities enabling them to accomplish tasks, prevent and alleviate distress and use resources effectively; Proven computer literacy; Report writing skills; Self-Management skills; Good planning and organisational skills; Presentation and facilitation.
DUTIES: Render a social work service with regard to the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities through the relevant programmes (casework, group work and community work); Attend to matters that result in or stems from social instability in any form; Monitoring of the implementation of the Service Delivery Improvement Plan where progress is unsatisfactory (including Foster Care Management); Rapid response following complaint/enquiries about NPOs, or a concern raised by a programme (including Foster Care Management); Ensure compliance with registration requirements of NPO’s (regulatory frameworks); Continuous Professional Development. Keep up to date with new developments in the social work and social welfare fields; Perform all the administrative functions required of the job.
ENQUIRIES: Ms P Momoza at Tel No: (021) 483 4015
APPLICATIONS : Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To apply to submit your application online only: via http://www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs or https://westerncapegov.erecruit.co
CLOSING DATE: 19 October 2020
NOTE: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 202. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.