Social Work Policy Developer: Child Protection

REF NO: DSD 2019-103
SALARY : Grade 1: R363 801 – R407 625 per annum (OSD as prescribed) Grade 2: R432 459 – R581 178 per annum (OSD as prescribed)
CENTRE : Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government
CLOSING DATE : 07 October 2019

Formal Tertiary Qualification in Social Work (e.
Bachelor of Social Work) that allows professional registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions.
Compulsory registration with SACSSP as a Social Worker.
A minimum of 8 years appropriate experience in social work after registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP Competencies: Advanced knowledge of applicable social work and related policies and prescripts.
Knowledge of the following: Field of child care and protection.
Current legislation, international instruments, policies and procedures impacting on the child care and protection field.
Policies of the government of the day.
Constitutional, legal and institutional arrangements governing the SA public sector.
Project Management skills.
Planning and organising skills.
Communication skills (written and verbal).
Policy analysis and development skills.
Presentation skills.
Writing skills.
Proven Computer literacy.

Develop, implement and maintain social work policies aimed at ensuring and contributing towards services to families.
Develop services to family programmes to ensure the effective and efficient implementation of the relevant policies guiding services to families.
Keep up to date with new developments in the social work field.
Conduct the evaluation and implementation of services to family programmes.
Perform the administrative functions required in the unit.
Monitoring and evaluate NPO’s compliance against signed transfer payment agreements and compliance against legislative, programme specific norms and standards.