Court Intermediary (x2 Posts

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE & CONSTITUTIONAL DEVELOPMENT
SALARY : R316 791 R373 167 per annum. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Magistrate Office Galeshewe Ref No: 42/19/NC (will serve all courts within the Northern Cape) Magistrate Office Kimberley Ref No: 43/19/NC (will serve all courts within the Northern Cape)
CLOSING DATE : 25 November 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
Medical Practitioners who specialty of paediatrics or Psychiatry who are registered in terms of section 17 of the Health Professions Act, 1974 (Act 56 of 1974), or, Clinical, counselling or Educational Psychologist who are registered in terms of section 17 of the Health Professionals Act 1974(Act nr 56 of 1974).
Family Counsellors who are appointed under section 3(1) of the Mediation in Certain Divorce Matters Act, 1987, and who are or were Clinical, Counselling or Educational Psychologist who registered in terms of section 17 of the Health Professional Act, 1974(Act Nr.
56 of 1974.
or Social Workers who are registered in terms of section 17 of the Social Service Act, work.
Educators as defined in section 1 of the South African School Act, 1996 (Act no 84 of 1996) who (a) have obtained a minimum post tertiary education institution and (b) have at least three teaching, and are registered in terms of section 21 of the South African council for Educators Act 2000(Act no.
31 of 2000) and include former teachers, who comply with paragraph (a) and (b).
Child and Youth care workers who have obtained a minimum post Matriculation education qualification of three years at a recognized tertiary education institution in 28 youth care.
Knowledge of legislation and regulations pertaining to public service and administration.
Knowledge of legal term and terminology, and disabled communication patterns and styles.
Languages proficiencies: Galeshewe: Fluency in English, Afrikaans and Setswana, Language requirements: a combination of the following will be considered.
Kimberley: Fluency in English and Afrikaans.
Setswana will be an added advantage.
A e and beyond.
Skills and Competencies: Communication and empathetic skills (with children, persons with disabilities and other traumatized witnesses).
Trauma and basic counselling skills.
Interpersonal relations 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 for vulnerable witnesses, where an application is granted in court.
Provide specialized child language and disability services.
Maintain Intermediary room.
Provide support services to witnesses and make appropriate referrals.
Render administration support service in courts.
Compile and submit registers, statistics and reports.

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