Social Workers Gr1

SALARY : R242 553 per annum
CENTRE : Nelson Mandela: Uitenhage Local Service Office (X1 Post)
CLOSING DATE : 20 July 2018

Standard 10/ Grade 12 plus a Degree in Social Work, registration with the South African Council for Social Service Profession as a Social Worker.
A valid South Competencies: Skills to challenge structural sources of poverty, inequality, oppression, discrimination and exclusion.
Knowledge and understanding of human behaviour and social systems and skills to intervene at the points where people interact with their environments in order to promote social well being.
Ability and competence to assist, develop, advocate for, and empower individuals, familiar, groups, organizations and communities to enhance their social functioning and their problem solving capabilities.
Ability to promote, restore, maintain, advocate for and enhance the functioning of individuals, families, groups and communities by enabling them to accomplish tasks, prevent and alleviate distress and use resources effectively.
Understanding and ability to provide social work services towards protecting people who are vulnerable, at risk and unable to protect themselves.
Ability to mentor and coach Social Auxiliary Workers.

Render a social work service with regard with to the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities through the relevant programmes.
Support Social Auxiliary Workers and Volunteers.
Keep up to date with new developments in the Social Work and Social Welfare fields.
Perform all the administrative functions required.