The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. It is the
Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post(s)
with a candidate whose transfer / promotion / appointment will promote representativity in line with the
numerical targets as contained in our Employment Equity Plan. The Department reserves the right to
withdraw posts, if by doing so, the interests of the Department will be best served.
APPLICATIONS: Submitted via post to: Private Bag X895, Pretoria, 0001 or hand-deliver to:
The Department of Basic Education, 222 Struben Street, Pretoria. Please visit
the Department of Education’s website at or the
Department of Public Service and Administration vacancy circulars at
FOR ATTENTION: Ms S Mdladla / Ms T Sekgapola

NOTE: Applications must be submitted on Form Z83 obtainable from any Public
Service; Department and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV and
certified copies of ID and qualifications (Certified copies must not be older than
6 months). Correspondence will only be entered into with shortlisted
applicants. Applications received after the closing date, e-mailed or faxed
applications will not be considered. (Registration certificate must be attached
if required).
STIPEND: Monthly stipends ranging from R4237, 36 to R7510, 65 depending on the
qualifications of the candidates.
DURATION: 24 Months
CENTRE: Pretoria
REQUIREMENTS: Key Requirements: Applications are invited from unemployed South African
citizens who have not been previously employed under any developmental
program. A minimum requirement of a Senior Certificate, NCV or equivalent
qualification or N6 certificate/ Higher certificate/ National Diploma/Degree in
the following: Application Development Programming/ Architectural Design/
Accounting/ Book Keeping/ Business Analyst/ Computer programming/ Cost
and Management Accounting/ Customer Service/Data Management and
Analysis/ Computer Science/ Information Technology/ Education Specialist in
English/ Events Management/ Early Childhood Development/ Economics/
Civil Engineering and Quantity Survey/ Health and Safety management /Social
Sciences/ Digital marketing/ Finance/Graphic Design/Internal Audit/
Information Science/ Visual Basic Programming/ SQL Database/ International
Relations/ Journalism/ Librarian/LLB/ Logistics Management/ Marketing/
Music /Arts/ Office Management/ project Management/ Public Management
and Administration/ Social Work specialising in Psychology/ Sport
Management Sciences/ Supply Chain Management/ Transport
Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification with PSIRA Grades will be
required in the field of Security.
ENQUIRIES: Ms S Mdladla Tel No: (012) 357 3323/ Ms T Sekgapola Tel No: 012 357 3296

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Social Worker Vacancy Available |


The Catholic Women’s League Adoption Society

have a vacancy for a 25 to 30 hours a week post for a registered social

worker with 3 or more years experience in Adoption and

Child Protection work. Drivers licence essential.

Contact Tel 011-6181533 (Jenny or Leena)

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: R5,000.00 to R6,000.00 /month


  • social work: 3 years (Required)
  • working: 3 years (Required)




  • Driver’s License (Required)


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Physical Rehab / Sub-Acute / Multi-Disciplinary Team



Permanent, Full Time Position


Start Date:

As soon as possible



Competitive market related salary (Basic + Benefits)


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Ensure that clients are motivated to attend therapy as far as possible
  • Continuous re-assurance of clients by addressing their specific needs
  • Conduct one-on-one sessions with patients and their families
  • Recommend and at times make decisions about the best course of action for patients
  • Organize and manage packages of support for clients


Desired Experience & Qualification


  • Qualified Social Worker
  • Registered with SACSSP and HPCSA
  • Current and valid BHF Billing Practice Number
  • Minimum of 2 years’ professional experience
  • Excellent Communications Skills
  • Advanced Computer Literacy – MS Office


Package & Remuneration


Competitive market related salary (Basic + Benefits)



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Social Worker at Netcare Kingsway Hospital

The management team and staff at Netcare Kingsway Hospital take pride in providing a multi-disciplinary healthcare service and are dedicated and committed to providing exceptional customer service and compassionate care to patients and their families within the KwaZulu-Natal community.SKILLS: Active Listening Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time tounderstand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.Social Perceptiveness Being aware of others reactions and understanding why they react as they do.Speaking Talking to others to convey information effectively.Critical Thinking Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.Coordination Adjusting actions in relation to others actions.Reading Comprehension Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.Service Orientation Actively looking for ways to help people.Writing Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.Complex Problem Solving Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.Judgment and Decision Making Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.OTHER SOCIAL WORK TASKS: Collaborate with other professionals to evaluate patients medical or physical condition and to assess client needs.Advocate for clients or patients to resolve crises.Refer patient, client, or family to community resources to assist in recovery from mental or physical illness and to provide access to services such as financial assistance, legal aid, housing, job placement or education.Investigate child abuse or neglect cases and take authorized protective action whennecessary.Counsel clients and patients in individual and group sessions to help them overcomedependencies, recover from illness, and adjust to life.Plan discharge from care facility to home or other care facility.Monitor, evaluate, and record client progress according to measurable goals described in treatment and care plan.Identify environmental impediments to client or patient progress through interviews and review of patient records.Organize support groups or counsel family members to assist them in understanding, dealing with, and supporting the client or patient.DUTIES: Identify people who need helpAssess clients needs, situations, strengths, and support networks to determine their goalsDevelop plans to improve their clients well-beingHelp clients adjust to changes and challenges in their lives, such as illness, divorce, orunemploymentResearch and refer clients to community resources, such as food stamps, child care, and health careHelp clients work with government agencies to apply for and receive benefits such asMedicareRespond to crisis situations such as child abuseAdvocate for and help clients get resources that would improve their well-beingFollow up with clients to ensure that their situations have improvedEvaluate services provided to ensure that they are effectiveREQUIREMENTS: Degree in Social Work (submit proof)Registration at SACSSP (submit proof)3 Years experience in statutory work (Please state experience in this regard)Proficient report writing skills (give details)Drivers license (this is not negotiable)Basic computer skillsStrong interpersonal and organizational skillsCriminal/SAPS clearance

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Social Worker at Dep Social Development

TB HIV Care (THC), in existence since 1929, is an internationally recognised on-profit organisation. TB HIV Care provides health care services throughout South Africa to both the general population and communities at increased risk for HIV and TB, including adolescent girls and young women, sex workers and people who use drugs. TB HIV Care provides a stimulating work environment and the opportunity to work with leaders in the field of HIV and TB prevention and care. Our work culture is adapted to the constantly-evolving South African health care environment and will suit solution-driven team players interested in opportunities for career development while working to connect people with care.


Purpose of the position

To provide Structural Programs in and out of school’s including Family matters program and provide psychosocial support and counselling in schools, support clients at testing services e.g. GBV (Gender Based Violence)

Main job tasks, duties and responsibilities


  • Assists in the coordination and provision of structural programs in and out of schools
  • Assists in the coordination of comprehensive psychological assessments (mental health assessments among others) of AGYW and their families
  • Follows up on referrals from teams, in order to provide psycho social support to patients
  • Provides appropriate interventions and/or feedback based on the needs arising in the course of illness
    • Ensures that families receive optimal care and holistic psychological support, etc.
    • Supports Social Workers in assessing the needs of children and parent’s/care givers and guardians and implements effective support strategies
    • Records and maintains accurate and detailed patient information and interventions and keeps statistics in order to submit as required
    • Networks with all relevant stakeholders and implements an effective referral system to ensure effective service delivery
    • Assists with the identification of advocacy issues
      • Lobbies and advocates for patient’s needs
      • Attends training and workshops as part of staff development.
      • Provides structural programmes including Family matters programme
      • Educates patients and their families
      • Participates in interdisciplinary team meetings
      • Assist in implementation of support groups


  • Informs patients and their families on eligibility criteria for social support grants

Education and experience


  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Certificate in Social Auxiliary Work from a recognized college or institution; or certificate in Family matters programme; At least two year’s related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Two years’ experience working with the community
  • Registered with SACSSP (South African Council for Social Service Professions)
    • Computer literate in MS office
    • Driver’s licence would be advantageous
    • Proficiency in English and IsiZulu languages

Key skills and competencies


  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
    • Good communication, interpersonal, conflict management and negotiation skills
    • Problem solving, Interpersonal, excellent written and verbal communication skills and very good reasoning ability

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ProblemBased Learning (PBL) Facilitator Positions for 2020

Positions are available to facilitate PBL sessions for the HUB1006F course of the MBChB programme. This is a part-
time position on a paid-on-claim contract from February-May 2020. The pay rate varies from R86-R198 per hour
depending on the level of PBL facilitation experience and the highest level of qualification.

Requirements: As a PBL facilitator applicant, you need to:

  • Have a higher education background in the following areas: Health Sciences, Physiology, Molecular Biology,

Biochemistry, Anatomy, Public Health, Psychology, and Social Work. Associated branches of these disciplines
are also eligible.

  • Be able to speak and write English fluently.
  • Be computer literate.
  • Demonstrate warmth and enthusiasm for working with students and colleagues.
  • Demonstrate the ability to actively listen.
  • Acknowledge your own areas of strength and areas that need improvement and be prepared to work on


Experience in PBL facilitation is not required, but experience in teaching, tutoring and demonstrating is

Responsibilities: The successful incumbent will be required to fulfil the responsibilities below:

  • Facilitate a group of first year MBChB students on designated week mornings (usually once a week and

sometimes twice a week)

  • Conduct individual student interviews once in the semester
  • Prepare for all activities
  • Attend all meetings and participating in all facilitator development meetings
  • Be a role model for appropriate professional conduct.

To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Feroza Amien at [email protected]

  • UCT Application Form (download at
  • Cover letter in motivation of your application, and
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)


Reference Number: E91105

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AHRI: Public Engagement Internship Prorgamme

The Africa Health Research Institute (AHRI) is one of South Africa’s largest independent, interdisciplinary research institutes. AHRI aims to become a source of fundamental discoveries into the susceptibility, transmission and cure of HIV and TB and related diseases, seeking ways to improve diagnosis, prevention and treatment. AHRI’s principal funders are Wellcome Trust and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Our academic partners are University College London and the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Job Functions

Intern,Public Relations,Research


Academic,Ngo / Non-Profit,Research


An exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic Social Work Graduate has become available in our organisation. If you are passionate about working with people, emotionally mature and want to gain experience in a multidisciplinary organisation we would like to hear from you. You must be willing be willing to travel regularly between the Durban and Somkhele research campuses.



1. Be unemployed
2. Must have obtained a qualification in Social Work from a University or University of Technology.
3. Have a strong academic record
4. Highly proficient with computers with working knowledge of MS Office.

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HWSETA Social Worker Internship

Johannesburg Office – 12 Months Contract
Ref No: BM/003/2019

Anova is an NGO that empowers people and changes lives. Good health and quality of life are what motivates us to provide healthcare solutions and support for those who need it most.

We are looking for 3 x Social Worker under-graduates to be registered on Anova Health Institute Internship Program for 2019-2020 period for a period of 12 months. The Work Experience grant is aimed at placing unemployed learners from public colleges with employers in the Health and Social Sector to gain work experience in line with the qualifications obtained. Learning programmes are designed based on existing industry needs, identified through the HWSETA and Skills Plans and the Internship design process. Opportunity to collaborate with training providers in cutomising learning programmes to meet the specific workplace needs.

Social Worker Internship Programme Requirements

  • Community Keepers delivers psycho-social services
  • Tertiary qualification and registered with the SACSSP as a Social Worker
  • The learner may not have been a beneficiary of any other HWSETA grant within the 2018-2019 and 2019-2020 financial year.
  • A valid certified copy of Grade 12 certificate
  • Under the age of 35 years at 01 April 2019
  • Not involved in any studies from April 2019 to March 2020
  • Persons with a disability must provide a medical certificate confirming the nature of the disability
  • Only South African Citizens in possession of a valid South African ID will be considere
  • Knowledge in the development of creative approaches for interventions for individual and group development.
  • Sound ethical principles of practice.
  • Capability to represent the values and ethos of the organization.
  • Collaborate with other professionals to evaluate patients medical or physical condition and to assess client needs.

Essential attributes

  • Excellent written communication & interpersonal skills
  • Be able to work under pressure & team player
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to build strategic relationships and interact with individuals of different backgrounds
  • Passion for teamwork and community-based interventions.

Submit your CV and application letter to Boikhutso Mabe at [email protected].
Please specify the above position and reference number on the subject line for a quicker response.

Applicants who have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date should assume that their application has not been successful. Anova Health Institute is an equal opportunity employer.

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Depart Social Development is hiring people with no experience

Tracking Number DSD 2019-123
Job Title Social Worker: Social Work Services (Milnerton), Ref No. DSD 2019-123
Department Social Development
Salary level OSD
Enquiries Ms C Engel at (021) 483 7675
Job Type Permanent
Location – Country South Africa
Location – Province Western Cape
Location – Town / City Milnerton
Job Purpose The Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has an exciting opportunity for two suitably qualified and competent social workers to provide social work services through the promotion of social change, problem solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance social well-being. This post is available in Milnerton.
Minimum Requirements A formal tertiary qualification in Social Work (Bachelor of Social Work) that allows professional registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions as Social Worker; Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions as a Social Worker; A valid Code B driving licence.

Grade 1: No experience;
Grade 2: A minimum of 10 years’ appropriate experience in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker with the South African Council for Social Service Professions;
Grade 3: A minimum of 20 years’ appropriate experience in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker with the South African Council for Social Service Professions;
Grade 4: A minimum of 30 years’ appropriate experience in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker with the South African Council for Social Service Professions.
Recommendation None.
Key Performance Areas Render a social work service with regard to the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities through the relevant programmes (case work, group work and community work); Attend to matters that results in or stems from social instability in any form; Supervise and support social auxiliary workers; Continuous professional development; Keep up to date with new developments in the social work and social welfare fields; Perform all administrative functions required of the job.
Competencies Knowledge of the following: Supervision framework for Social Workers; Human behaviour and social systems as well as skills to intervene at the points where people interact with their environment in order to promote social well-being; Social Work theory and interventions; Information and Knowledge Management; Protocol and professional ethics; Social dynamics, work values and principles; developing and empowering others; Skills to challenge structural sources of poverty, inequality, oppression, discrimination and exclusion; Good communication (verbal and written) skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape; Proven computer literacy; Report writing skills; Self-Management skills; Good planning and organisational skills; Presentation and facilitation skills; Client orientation and customer focus; Understanding and ability to provide social work services towards protecting people who are vulnerable, at risk and unable to protect themselves.
Remuneration Grade 1: R 257 592 – R 298 614 per annum;
Grade 2: R 316 794 – R 363 801 per annum;
Grade 3: R 384 228 – R 445 425 per annum;
Grade 4: R 472 551 – R 581 178 per annum (OSD as prescribed)

Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.
Notes Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 202. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.
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Social Worker: R364 752 – R500 364 per annum

Position: Social Worker

Department:   Health and Social Development
Division: Social Development
Salary: R364 752 – R500 364 per annum (plus benefits)


Core Responsibilities:

  • Constantly align own work method in response to changes in policies, processes, sops and delivery in line with contracted targets
  • Ensure that completed work adhere to governance and legislative requirement
  • Adhere to specified standards, policies and sops to prevent and reduce wastage on financial resources and escalate associated
  • Provide authorities, specialist expertise and advice to internal and external customers
  • Continuously assess own performance, seek timely and clear feedback on contracted outputs and request training where appropriate


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree (NQF Level 7)
  • Specialist in Social Work Profession
  • Registration with South African Council for Social Services professions
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Relevant experience


Enquiries: Tel: 0860 54 3000; E-mail: [email protected]

Candidates may be requested to submit proof of the NQF level applicable to the qualifications they have obtained.

Should candidates not be informed of the outcome of the application within six weeks of the closing date, it should be regarded as having been unsuccessful. The City of Ekurhuleni subscribes to the principles of the Employment Equity Act and reserves the right not to appoint.


Primary Location

: South Africa-Gauteng-Corporate

Work Locations: Corporate

Job: Social Worker|Service and Sales Workers

Organization: Health Operations Division

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