Social Worker: Vredelus Professional Services

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
REF NO: DSD 2018-95
SALARY : Grade 1: R226 686 R262 785 per annum Grade 2: R278 784 R323 178 per annum Grade 3: R341 322 R395 685 per annum Grade 4: R419 784 R 516 279 per annum (OSD as prescribed)
CENTRE : Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government
CLOSING DATE : 03 September 2018

REQUIREMENTS :
A formal tertiary qualification in Social Work (Bachelor of Social Work).
Compulsory registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions as a Social Worker.
Grade 1: No experience.
Grade 2: A minimum of ce in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker with the South African Council for Social Service Professions.
Grade 3: A a Social Worker with the South African Council for Social Service Professions.
Grade 4: registration as a Social Worker with the South African Council for Social Service Professions.
Recommendations: A valid code B driving licence.
Competencies: Knowledge of the following: Relevant legislation, policies and prescripts.
Social dynamics, work values and prescripts.
Human behaviour and social systems.
Developing others.
Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills in at least two of the official languages of the Western Cape.
Report writing skills.
Sound Interpersonal relations.
Good planning and organising skills.
Self-management and motivation skills.
Ability to exchange information in a concise and clear manner with clients, employees and supervisors.

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).
Conduct assessments aimed to identify conditions in individuals, groups, families and communities that justify relevant interventions.
Identify and make recommendations on the appropriate interventions required to address the identified conditions.
Develop, determine and plan programmes to render the recommended interventions efficiently, effectively and economically.
Implement the recommended interventions by providing continuous support, counselling, guidance and advice to the affected individuals, groups, families and communities.
Study, interpret, apply and give information on legislation and policies in the identified work fields to social workers, volunteers and other role players/ stakeholders.
Performs all the statutory functions applicable to the relevant functions, compile court reports and attend to court enquiries and other tasks emanating from the courts.
produce and maintain records of social work interventions, processes and outcomes.
Continuous professional development.
Keep up to date with new developments in the social work and social welfare fields.
85 Perform all administrative functions required of the job.
Co-ordination of special programmes within the region.

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