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SALARY: R257 592 per annum (plus benefits)

CENTRE: Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital

REQUIREMENTS: Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as Social Worker. Registration Certificate with SACSSP as a Social Worker and proof of current registration. The applicants must be in possession of a valid South African driver’s license. Knowledge and understanding of the South African Legislation pertaining to Public services. Computer literacy and internship/practicum placement in a Health setting will be an added advantage.

DUTIES: Render Social work services with regard to the care, support, protection, and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families, and communities through the relevant programs. Attend to any other matter that could result in, or stem from, social instability in any form. Keep up to date with new developments in the social work and social welfare fields. This would, inter alia, entail the following: Study professional journals and publications in order to ensure that cognizance is taken of new developments. Monitor and study the social services legal and policy framework continuously. Undertake first-level social work research and development. Engage in continuous professional development activities as prescribed. Perform all the administrative functions required of the job. The applicant should be willing to work in different units of the Hospital as per the Rotation cycle.

ENQUIRIES: Ms. MJ Shingange Tel No: (011) 933 8858

APPLICATIONS: should be hand-delivered to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital between 8 am and 3 pm at Ground Floor, Main Admin Building or posted to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Private Bag X01, Pimville, 1808. No faxed or e-mailed applications will be considered.

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on a New Z83 form and must complete in full, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV that specifies the following: All experience indicating the position, institution, and respective dates (DD/MM/YY). Documents to be attached are Certified ID document, certified copies of qualification/s including matric and relevant council registration certificate, and proof of current registration (Where applicable). Relevant service certificates. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) – Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 of which one must be immediate supervisor,(the Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond names provided, where necessary); identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, credit/financial stability checks and employment verification). Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment/fill the post. The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. CHBAH reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for Non-SMS positions during the recruitment process to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). CHBAH also reserves the right to cancel the filling of Vacancy or not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity; therefore, all the appointments will be made in accordance with the Employment Equity target of the department. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

CLOSING DATE: 21 May 2021

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