Manager: Social Work Policy: Crime Prevention And Support

REF NO: DSD 2018-40
SALARY : R712 827 per annum – All-inclusive salary package (Grade 1, OSD as prescribed)
CENTRE : Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government
CLOSING DATE : 30 April 2018

Formal tertiary qualification in Social Work (e.
Bachelor of Social Work) that allows professional registration with the SACSSP.
Compulsory registration with SACSSP as a Social Worker.
A minimum of 10 years appropriate/ recognisable experience in social work after registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP.
Note: Proof of first registration certificate as Social Worker with the SACSSP must be submitted with your online application.
Recommendation: None.
Competencies: Knowledge in the following: Policy analysis and development.
Public service reporting procedures.
Financial Management.
Project Management skills.
Policy Analysis and Development.
Good communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the official languages of the Western Cape.
Monitoring and evaluation skills.
Professional counselling skills.
Monitoring and Evaluation skills.
Networking Skills.
Presentation skills.

Develop and facilitate the development of policies relating to Crime Prevention and Support within the ambit of Social Crime Prevention.
Manage a social work policy unit to ensure that the required legislating policies and procedures are developed through the efficient and effective utilisation of human resources aimed at fostering consultation processes amongst all the relevant role-players are created and strengthened.
Keep up to date with new developments in the social work and management fields.
Plan and ensure that social work policy research and development are undertaken in relation to Crime Prevention and Support.
Undertake complex social work research.
Perform and/or ensure that all the administrative functions required in the unit are performed.