SOCIAL AUXILIARY WORKER (3 POSTS)

SOCIAL AUXILIARY WORKER: SOCIAL WORK SERVICES (ELSIES RIVER) REF NO: DSD 2019-120

SALARY: Grade 1: R148 215 – R166 830 per annum (OSD as prescribed)
Grade 2: R176 982 – R199 188 per annum (OSD as prescribed)
Grade 3: R211 323 – R265 320 per annum (OSD as prescribed)
CENTRE: Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government
REQUIREMENTS: Grade 1: Grade 10 plus completion of the learnership to allow registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as Social Auxiliary Worker; Registration with the SACSSP as Social Auxiliary Worker; A valid code B driving licence. or Grade 2: Grade 10 plus completion of the learnership to allow registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as Social Auxiliary Worker; Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions as Social Auxiliary Worker; A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience in social auxiliary work after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP; OR No experience after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP and successful completion of the 2nd academic year of an appropriate tertiary qualification that allows for registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP; A valid code B driving licence; or Grade 3: Grade 10 plus completion of the learnership to allow registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as Social Auxiliary Worker; Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions as Social Auxiliary Worker; A minimum of 20 years appropriate experience in social auxiliary work after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP; OR A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience in social auxiliary work after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP and successful completion of the 2nd academic year of an appropriate tertiary qualification that allows for registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP; OR No experience after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP and successful completion of the 3rd academic year of an appropriate tertiary qualification that allows for registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP; A valid code B driving licence.. Competencies: Knowledge of information and knowledge management; Protocol and professional ethics; A basic understanding of the following: Human behaviour, relationship system and social issues; South African Social Welfare context the policy and practice of developmental social welfare services; South African judicial system and the legislation governing and impacting of social auxiliary work; Basic knowledge of financial matters related to social auxiliary work; Good communication (written and verbal); Proven computer literacy; Information and Knowledge Management (Keep precise records and compile accurate reports); Organising and planning skills; Presentation and facilitation skills; Report writing skills; Problem solving and analytical skills; Client orientation and customer focus skills.
DUTIES: Provide assistance and support to social workers with the rendering of a social work service with regard to the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities through the relevant departmental programmes; Assist social workers to attend to any other matters that could result in, or stem from, social instability in any form; Continuous professional development; Implement appropriate social auxiliary work methods and techniques to address the social needs of client systems; Use appropriate resources in service delivery to client systems; Adhere to protocol, and professional ethics; Work effectively with social workers and members of multi-sectoral teams in social service delivery.
ENQUIRIES: Mr E October Tel No: (021) 832 0731

Updated: November 6, 2019 — 19:26