SOCIAL AUXILIARY WORKER

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

POST: SOCIAL AUXILIARY WORKER GR 1

SALARY: R 130 434 – R146 811 per annum (SW – A1)

CENTRE: DSD 13/06/2017) Buffalo City Metro: Eastern Region Local Service Office (Mdantsane), DSD 14/06/2017) Joe Gqabi: Jamestown Local Service Office, DSD 15/06/2017) Sarah Baartman: Koukamma Local service Office

REQUIREMENTS: Grade 12 plus Registration Certificate as an Auxiliary Social Worker with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (latest copy/current year. Computer literacy. Code 08 driver’s license is a prerequisite. Competencies: Ability to work independently and under pressure. Experience in community involvement. Communication skills (both verbal and written).

DUTIES: Be responsible for crime prevention programmes to young persons at risk in and out of school. Assist the Probation Officers in the implementation of diversion programmes by gathering information for report writing, and like skills programmes. Provide home-based supervision of young persons who are awaiting trial in the community rather than in prisons or residential care facilities. Provide supervision services to those young persons placed by the court under community service and probation supervision orders. Be responsible for family finding or tracing where it is necessary. NB: preference will be given to persons with disabilities

APPLICATIONS: Buffalo City Metro: The District Coordinator, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X9066, East London 5200, or hand deliver at Ideal Homes Building, No 170 Oxford Street, East London, for the attention of Ms P. Kula Enquiries may be directed to Mr. M. Yonana at 043 705-5650 / Ms P. Kula 043 705-5638
Joe Ggqabi: The District Coordinator, Department of Social Development and Special Programmes, Private Bag X 1002, Aliwal North or hand delivered at Aliwal 49 North Spar Hotel, Dan-Pienaar Street, and Aliwal North Enquiries may be directed to Mr. A.J. Leeuskieter at 051 633-1609.
Sarah Baartman: The District Co-coordinator, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X 1008, Grahamstown, 6139, or hand delivered at Room 11, 2nd floor, Corner African and Hill Street, Old SABC Building, Grahamstown Enquiries may be directed to Ms K. Ma-awu at 046 636-1484

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on the Application for Employment Form (Z83) obtainable from any Public Service Department or go to www.dpsa.gov.za/ and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV, including at least two contactable referees, and certified copies of qualifications, driver’s license (where applicable) and Identity Document (with an original certification stamp) The Z83 form must be signed by an original signatures. It is the responsibility of applicants in possession of foreign qualifications to submit evaluated results by the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a technical exercise that intends to test relevant elements of the job. Applicants must quote the relevant reference number for the post as advertised. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. All short listed candidates will be required to undergo pre-employment screening. All the appointments are subject to security vetting results. Failure to submit a comprehensive CV, academic qualifications and the signed Z83 form will result in the disqualification of the application from the process. Applications received after closing date will not be considered. No faxed/email applications will be accepted.