DEPARTMENT OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT
It is the department’s intention to promote equity through the filling of all numeric targets as contained in the
Employment Equity Plan. To facilitate this process successfully, an indication of race, gender and disability
status is required. The Department also urges all designated groups applying for positions to please direct
your applications to the Employment Equity Office for attention Mr Hayden Pillay. All applicants is also
encouraged to number the pages of their CV and the attached certified documents
CLOSING DATE : 31 July 2020
NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form z83, obtainable from any Public Service
Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. The Completed and
signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV as well as certified
copies of all qualification/s and ID document (no copies of certified copies allowed,
certification should not be more than six months old). 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 please accept that your
application was unsuccessful. Applicants must take note that due to COVID-19
pandemic; the Gauteng Department of Social Development will conduct interviews
POST 17/89 : SOCIAL WORK SUPERVISOR (X56 POSTS)
Directorates: Probation and Canalization, Intake Field and NPO Partnership and
SALARY : R384 228 – R714 795 per annum (within the OSD framework)
CENTRE : Ekurhuleni Region Ref No: SD/2020/07/15 (X19 Posts)
Johannesburg Metro Ref No: Region SD/2020/07/16 (X11 Posts)
Tshwane Region Ref No: SD/2020/07/18 (X6 Posts)
Sedibeng Region Ref No: SD/2020/07/19 (X6 Posts)
REQUIREMENTS : A Bachelor’s degree in Social Worker with 7 years appropriate/ recognizable
experience in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker with the South
African Council for Social Services (SACSSP). Submission of valid proof of
registration with the council. A valid driver’s licence. Knowledge of and
understanding of human behaviour and social systems and skills to ensure that
supervisees intervene efficiently and effectively at the points where people interact
with their environments in order to promote social well-being. The ability and
competence to ensure that supervisees assist, advocate and empower individuals,
families, groups, organisations and communities to enhance their social functioning
and their problem-solving capacities, prevent and alleviate distress and use
resources, effectively and efficiently. Knowledge of applicable and relevant
legislations and policies in this field of work and the ability to compile complex
reports. Good conflict resolution and people management, Computer literate,
excellent verbal and written communication skills.
DUTIES : Ensure that a Social Work service with regard to the care, support, protection and
development of vulnerable individuals, group, families and communities through
the relevant programmes is rendered. Attend to any other matters that could result
in, or stem from, social instability in any form. Supervise and advise Social Workers,
Social Auxiliary Workers and volunteers to ensure an effective Social Work
Services. Keep up to date with new developments in the social work field.
Supervise all the administrative functions required in the unit and undertake the
higher-level administrative functions.
ENQUIRIES : Ekurhuleni Region-Ms N Pete Tel No: (011) 820 0332
West Rand Region-Mr SM Makgorogo Tel No: (011) 950 7803/ (011) 950 7700
Johannesburg Metro Region- Ms C Dukwana Tel No: (011) 355 9502
Tshwane Region Mr A Kotsedi Tel No: (012) 359 3314
Sedibeng Region- Ms J Phetshana Tel No: (016) 930 2068
APPLICATIONS : Please forward applications, quoting the relevant reference number to The
Gauteng Department of Social Development,
Ekurhuleni Region, 40 Catlin Street, Germiston, 1400 for attention Ms N Pete
(011) 820 0332 or Private Bag x1008, Germiston, 1400.
West Rand Region, Human Street, Krugersdorp for attention Mr SM Makgorogo
Tel No: (011) 950 7803/ Tel No: (011) 950 770016 or Private Bag x 2068,
Johannesburg Metro Region, Johannesburg Metro Region, 91 Commissioner
Street, Johannesburg for attention Ms C Dukwana Tel No: (011) 355 9502 or
Private Bag x1, Johannesburg, 2000.
Tshwane Region, South Tower, Fedsure Building, 268 Cnr Lillian Ngoyi &
Pretorius Street, Pretoria for attention Mr A Kotsedi Tel No: (012) 359 3314 or
Private bag X266, Pretoria, 0001.
Sedibeng Region, 3 Moshoeshoe Street, Sebokeng for attention Ms J Phetshana
Tel (016) 930 2068or Private Bag X209, Vanderbijlpark 1911.
NOTE : NB: The selection and appointment of candidates is subject to positive vetting and
verification requirements as per government policy and procedures.