SOCIAL AUXILIARY WORKER: SOCIAL WORK SERVICES (VARIOUS LOCATIONS) REF NO: DSD 95/2021 (X6 POSTS)

SOCIAL AUXILIARY WORKER: SOCIAL WORK SERVICES (VARIOUS LOCATIONS) REF NO: DSD 95/2021 (X6 POSTS)

 

SALARY: Grade 1: R148 215 – R166 830 per annum, (OSD as prescribed).

Grade 2: R176 982 – R199 188 per annum, (OSD as prescribed).

Grade 3: R211 323 – R265 320 per annum (OSD as prescribed).

CENTRE: Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government.

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 1: Grade 10 plus completion of the learnership to allow registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as Social Auxiliary Worker; Registration with the SACSSP as Social Auxiliary Worker; A valid code B driving license or

Grade 2: Grade 10 plus completion of the learnership to allow registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as Social Auxiliary Worker; Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions as Social Auxiliary Worker; A minimum of 10 years’ appropriate experience in social auxiliary work after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP; OR No experience after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP and successful completion of the 2nd academic year of an appropriate tertiary qualification that allows for registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP; A valid code B driving license; or

Grade 3: Grade 10 plus completion of the learnership to allow registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as Social Auxiliary Worker; Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions as Social Auxiliary Worker; A minimum of 20 years appropriate experience in social auxiliary work after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP; OR A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience in social auxiliary work after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP and successful completion of the 2nd academic year of an appropriate tertiary qualification that allows for registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP; OR No experience after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP and successful completion of the 3rd academic year of an appropriate tertiary qualification that allows for registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP; A valid code B driving license. Competencies: A basic understanding of the following: Human behavior, relationship system, and social issues; South African Social Welfare context the policy and practice of developmental social welfare services; South African judicial system and the legislation governing and impacting of social auxiliary work; Basic knowledge of financial matters related to social auxiliary work; Good communication (written and verbal); Proven computer literacy; Information and Knowledge Management (Keep precise records and compile accurate reports); Organising and planning skills; Presentation and facilitation skills; Report writing skills; Problem-solving and analytical skills; Client orientation and customer focus skills.

 

DUTIES: Provide assistance and support to social workers with the rendering of a social work service with regard to the care, support, protection, and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families, and communities through the relevant departmental programs; Assist social workers to attend to any other matters that could result in, or stem from, social instability in any form; Continuous professional development; Perform administrative support functions in support of social workers as required of the job.

 

ENQUIRIES: Mr. MV Skosana at Tel No: (044) 814 1660.

APPLICATIONS: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. To apply submit your application online only: via http://www.westerncape.gov.za/jobs  or https://westerncapegov.erecruit.co.

 

CLOSING DATE: 02 August 2021.

 

NOTE: Only applications submitted online will be accepted. All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which will be communicated by the Department. Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend a generic managerial competency assessment (in compliance with the DPSA Directive on the implementation of competency-based assessments). The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS Competency Assessment tools. Furthermore, thanks to the huge public interest we receive many applications for our positions, and as such will not be able to respond personally to all applications. Therefore, should you not hear from us within 10 weeks from the close of the advert please consider your application unsuccessful.

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