Department of Social Development and Special Programmes – SOCIAL WORKERS Gr1 (X14)


SOCIAL WORKERS Gr1 (X14)
Salary Notch: R257 592 per annum (Level 07)
CENTRE: AMATHOLE: (Dutywa Service Office, Cathcart Service Office), BCM: (Dimbaza LSO), NMM:
(District Office, Motherwell Service Office, Ernes Malgas Treatment Centre), SARAH BAARTMAN:
(Janseville Service Office), OR TAMBO: (Lusikisiki Service Office, Libode Area Office, Ngqeleni Service
Office, Ngquza Hill LSO, KSD Area Office, KSD Area Office, Umthatha Area Office). (Dimbaza LSO) Ref No. DSD 09/03 /2020


Requirements: Senior Certificate, B. Degree (NQF Level 7) in Social Work, proof registration with the South African Council for Social Service Profession as a Social Worker. A valid code 8 driver’s license. Computer literacy.

COMPETENCIES: Skills to challenge structural sources of poverty, inequality, oppression, discrimination and exclusion. Knowledge and understanding of human behavior and social systems and skills to intervene at the points where people interact with their environments in order to promote social well – being. Ability and competence to assist, develop, advocate for, and empower individuals, familiar, groups, organizations and communities to enhance their social functioning and their problem – solving capabilities. Ability to promote, restore, maintain, advocate for and enhance the functioning of individuals, families, groups and communities by enabling them to accomplish tasks, prevent and alleviate distress and use resources effectively. Understanding and ability to provide social work services towards protecting people who are vulnerable, at risk and unable to protect themselves. Ability to mentor and coach Social Auxiliary Workers.


Duties: Render a social work service with regard with to the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities through the relevant Programmes. Support Social Auxiliary Workers and Volunteers. Keep up to date with new developments in the Social Work and Social Welfare fields. Perform all the administrative functions required.

Closing dates: 08 MAY 2020
Enquiries can be directed to Ms Z. Moyeni at 043 605-5101 OR Ms A Njaba 043 605-5110

Hand Delivery: Office no. A48, 32 Flemming Street, Stellenbosch Park, Schornville, King William’s Town. Post to: The Acting Senior Manager: HRM, Department of Transport, Private Bag X0023,
Bhisho 5605; Amatole District: Private Bag X9009, East London, 5200; Sarah Baartman: Private Bag X6010, Port Elizabeth, 6000; Chris Hani: Private Bag X7185, Queenstown, 5320; Joe Gqabi: Private bag X1001, Aliwal North, 9750; O.R. Tambo District: Private Bag X5036, Umtata, 5099; Alfred Nzo: Private Bag X3561, Kokstad, 4700.Grahamstown:Hand Delivery Room 2094, Department of Transport, 1st Reyonlds Street, Industrial Area, Grahamstown. Post to: Department of Transport, Private Bag X1605, Grahamstown, 6140