COURT INTERMEDIARY REF NO: 21/11/KZN
SALARY: R316 791 – R373 167 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE: Magistrate Court, Vryheid
REQUIREMENTS: Three-year Bachelor Degree/ National Diploma academic qualification in one of the following fields; teaching, Social work/ family counseling, child care and youth development, pediatrics, psychiatry, clinical counseling, educational psychology. Applicants must be duly registered with the relevant professional/ scientific organization/body in their field of specialization. Minimum of three years of working experience in the applicable field. Experience in working with different types of disabilities, exposure to court procedure, court etiquette, legal terms and terminology, and functions of courts will be added advantages. Knowledge of the relevant legal and regulatory framework (Constitution of RSA, 1996; Criminal Procedure Act, 1977 (Act No 51 of 1977), particularly sections 153, 158 and 170A of the Act; Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 2007 (Act No 32 of 2007); Children’s Act, 2005 (Act No 38 of 2005); Domestic Violence Act (Act No 116 of 1998); Proficiency in the following languages: English and IsiZulu. Proficiency in Afrikaans will be an added advantage. Skills and Competencies: Communication and empathic listening skills (with children, persons; with mental disabilities, and other traumatized witnesses).Trauma and basic counseling skills; interpersonal skills; Customer focus and responsiveness; Administrative skills; Computer literacy (Ms. Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel); Problem solving and decision-making skills.
DUTIES: Key Performance Areas: Provide intermediary services to children, persons with mental disabilities, and other traumatized witnesses; Provide specialized child language and disability services; Maintain intermediary room by ensuring that the equipment of the private testifying room is always in good order; Provide support services to witnesses and make appropriate referrals, where necessary; Render administration support service in court; Assist children to testify with the aid of anatomically-detailed dolls.
ENQUIRIES: Ms. N. Maqoma Tel No: (031) 372 3000
APPLICATIONS: Quoting the relevant reference number and direct your application to DOJ11firstname.lastname@example.org
CLOSING DATE: 06 April 2021
NOTE: Interested applicants must submit their applications for employment to the email address specified to each post. The email must include only completed and signed new Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.gov.za, a CV with a font size of 10 and Arial theme font, copy of Identity Document, Senior Certificate, and the highest required qualification as well as a driver’s license where necessary. Attachments must be in PDF format and limited to 10 megabytes. Emails that do not comply with the above specifications will bounce back without reaching the Department. Original/certified copies must be produced by only shortlisted candidates during the interview date. 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. A pre-entry certificate obtained from the National School of Government (NSG) is required for all SMS applicants. The 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. Reasonable accommodation shall be applied for People with Disabilities including where a 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.