Social Auxiliary Worker Gr 1 To 3 (2 Posts

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Directorate: Metro Health Services
SALARY : Grade 1: R148 215 per annum Grade 2: R176 982 per annum Grade 3: R211 323 per annum
CENTRE : Kraaifontein Community Health Centre (1 Post), Delft Community Health Centre (1 Post)
CLOSING DATE : 31 January 2020

REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum educational qualification: Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the South African Council for Social Services Professions (SACSSP) as Social Auxiliary Worker.
Registration with a professional council: Registration with the South African Council for Social Services Professions (SACSSP) as a Social Auxiliary Worker.
Experience: Grade 1: None experience required.
Grade 2appropriate experience in Social Auxiliary Worker after registration as a Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP and successful completion of 2nd academic year of an 111 appropriate qualification that allows for registration as Social Worker with SACSSP.
Grade 3: A minimum of 20 years appropriate experience in Social Auxiliary Work after registratregistration as Social Auxiliary Worker with SACSSP and successful completion of 2nd academic year of an appropriate tertiary qualification that allows for registration as Social Worker with SACSSP or No experience after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with SACSSP and successful completion of 3rd academic year of an appropriate tertiary qualification that allows for registration as Social Worker with SACSSP.
Inherent requCompetencies (knowledge/skills): Fluency in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Ability to work in a team or as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
Knowledge of the various aspects of palliative care in a Community Health Centre setting.
Skills in grief and bereavement counselling, psycho-social assessment and administration.
Sound knowledge of relevant community resources.
Good interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills.

DUTIES :
(key result areas/outputs: Undertake psychosocial assessments, appropriate community referrals, future plans for patients.
Counselling patients and families.
Maintain all administration functions on work undertaken.
Undertake telephonic patient follow up and provide appropriate follow up to multi-disciplinary team and undertake training as requested.

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