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Directorate: Allied Services

SALARY: R257 592 per annum (plus benefits)

CENTRE: Helen Joseph Hospital

REQUIREMENTS: Recognized four-year Degree in Social Work. Registration with the SA Council for Social Service Professions and proof of current registration. Competencies Knowledge /experience regarding Mental Health legislation and related legal and ethical practices will be an advantage. Good communication, problem-solving skills, and computer literacy will be beneficial. Applicants must be able to function within a multi-disciplinary team. Applicants must be willing to rotate between different sections of the hospital.

DUTIES: Render comprehensive health care social work services (incorporating case and group work) to patients and they’re next of kin. Participate in community work and projects when needed. Function as a member of a multi-disciplinary team. Administrative accountability through keeping statistics and effective record keeping as prescribed. Liaison and networking with community resources. The study, interpret and apply relevant legislation, policies, and protocols. Engage in continuous professional development activities.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. H. du Plessis Tel No: (011) 489- 0426 / 0731

APPLICATIONS: must be hand-delivered to Human Resources department, Helen Joseph Hospital, No. 1 Perth Road Auckland Park, Basement, Johannesburg (There is also a dedicated box at hospital entrance – ask Security Officers on duty for assistance). Alternatively, applications can be posted to Helen Joseph Hospital Private Bag X 47, Auckland Park, 2006.

FOR ATTENTION: Human resources department

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on a Z83 form, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV as well as certified copies of all qualification/s, Identity document (no copies of certified copies allowed, certification should not be more than six months old). N.B. Failure to attach relevant certified documents will result in your application disqualified. Successful candidates will be subjected to OHS medical surveillance as required by HBA regulations within the OHS Act 85 of 1993 and security clearance check with South African Police Services or other relevant state agencies, reference check and verification of qualifications will be conducted.

CLOSING DATE: 09 April 2021

Updated: April 4, 2021 — 12:12 pm
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