CHILD AND YOUTH CARE WORKER (3 POSTS)

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

POST 05/207: CHILD AND YOUTH CARE WORKER GR 1 (3 POSTS)

SALARY: R124 047per annum

CENTRE:

  • (Ref DSD 100/01/2018) Nelson Mandela Metro: Erica Place of Safety (1)
  • (Ref DSD 101/01/2018) Enkuselweni Secure Care Centre (1)
  • (Ref DSD 102/01/2018) Protea Child and Youth Care Centre (1)

REQUIREMENTS: Gade12 plus Basic Qualification in Child and Youth Care Certificate or Certificate in Social Auxiliary Work. Computer literacy. Competencies: Good Communication. Ability to intervene and resolve conflict. Problem solving. Ability to work with children.

DUTIES: Establish trusting and meaningful one-to-one relationships with children, youth and their families. Implement strategies such as planned daily activities, coordinated treatment interventions structured environments, and organized recreational and social activities. Help individuals and families identify personal strengths and resources for positive change. Help develop and implement individual and group treatment programs. Respond effectively to acts of aggression and depressive, destructive or self-injurious behaviours Act as a resource for individuals and their families. Engage in behaviour management, safety and security programming for young people in the centre. Perform administrative work relevant to the job.

ENQUIRIES: can be directed to Ms Z Moyeni / Ms A Njaba/ Mr M Madonci 043 605 5049/ 5101/5110.

APPLICATIONS: Applications can be forwarded to the following District:

  • Nelson Mandela Metro: The District Coordinator, Department of Social Development, Private bag X 3906 North End 5056 or hand delivered at Room 208, IbhayiBulding, Straundale Road Enquiries may be directed to Ms L. Thompson 041 406-5750.

CLOSING DATE: 16 February 2018

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on a Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service department or on the internet at http://www.info.gov.za/documents/forms/employ.pdf which must be signed (an unsigned Z83 form will disqualify an application) and should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of all qualification(s) [Matric certificate must also be attached] and IDdocument and Driver’s license [where applicable]. Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of his/her Permanent Residence Permit to his/her application. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record check, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of twelve (12) months. The Department reserves the right not to make appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). The Department of Social Development in the Eastern Cape is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Females, Whites and disabled persons are encouraged to apply. Employment Equity targets of the Department will be adhered to

Updated: February 4, 2018 — 23:14