REF NO: DSD 37/05/2018

SALARY: R130 434 per annum

CENTRE: Amathole: Butterworth 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 of proof of registration). Computer literacy. 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 Community Development Practitioner in the implementation of diversion programmes by gathering information for report writing, and life skills programmes. Provide home-based supervision of young persons who are awaiting trial in the community rather than in prison or residential care facilities. Provide supervision services to those young persons placed by court under community service and probation supervision orders. Be responsible for family finding or tracing where it is necessary.

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

APPLICATIONS: The District Co-ordinator, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X 9066, East London, 5200, or hand delivered at Absa Building, No. 85 Oxford Street, East London for the attention of Ms Z. Habe. Enquiries may be directed to Ms Z. Habe at 0437116626.

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on a Z83 Form, obtainable from any Public Service department or on the internet at 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.