CHILD AND YOUTH CARE WORKER

DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

POST: CHILD AND YOUTH CARE WORKER GR 1

REF NO: DSD 47/05/2018

SALARY: R124 047per annum

CENTRE: Buffalo City Metro: Bisho Youth Centre

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: 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.

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 ID-document 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.