Social Worker: Social Work Services (eden Karoo Region

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
REF NO: DSD 2019-83
SALARY : Grade 1: R257 592 R298 614 per annum (OSD as prescribed) Grade 2: R316 794 R363 801 per annum (OSD as prescribed) Grade 3: R384 228 R445 425 per annum (OSD as prescribed) Grade 4: R472 551 R581 178 per annum (OSD as prescribed)
CENTRE : Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government 175
CLOSING DATE : 23 September 2019

REQUIREMENTS :
A formal tertiary qualification in Social Work (Bachelor of Social Work) that allows professional registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions as Social Worker.
Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions as a Social Worker.
A valid Code B driving licence.
Grade 1: No experience.
Grade 2: in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker with the South African Council for Social Service Professions.
Grade 3: experience in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker with the South African Council for Social Service Professions.
Grade 4: appropriate experience in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker with the South African Council for Social Service Professions.
Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Supervision framework for Social Workers.
Human behaviour and social systems as well as skills to intervene at the points where people interact with their environment in order to promote social well-being.
Social Work theory and interventions.
Information and Knowledge Management.
Protocol and professional ethics.
Social dynamics, work values and principles.
developing and empowering others.
Skills to challenge structural sources of poverty, inequality, oppression, discrimination and exclusion.
Good communication (verbal and written) skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Proven computer literacy.
Report writing skills.
Self-Management skills.
Good planning and organisational skills.
Presentation and facilitation skills.
Client orientation and customer focus.
Understanding and ability to provide social work services towards protecting people who are vulnerable, at risk and unable to protect themselves.

DUTIES :
Render a social work service with regard to the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities through the relevant programmes (case work, group work and community work).
Attend to matters that results in or stems from social instability in any form.
Supervise and support social auxiliary workers.
Continuous professional development.
Keep up to date with new developments in the social work and social welfare fields.
Perform all administrative functions required of the job.

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