Social Worker X3 Posts at Department of Health

Social Worker X3 Posts at Department of Health
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Social Worker X3 Posts at Department of Health

Department of Health

  • Social Worker X3 Posts at Department of Health

Social Worker Grade 1-4 (X3 Posts)

Reference Number : refs/019946

Directorate : Mental Health

Number of Posts : 3

Package : Grade 1: R294 411.00 – R338 712.00 p.a, Grade 2: R 359 520.00 – R410 289.00 p.a, Grade 3: R432 348.00 – R 500 715.00 p.a, Grade 4: R530 010.00 – R 647 325.00 p.a, (NB: Salary will be determined in line with OSD policy)

Enquiries : Ms. L Nhlabathi (011) 953 4515/5400

Requirements :

Senior Certificate (Grade 12/Matric). Recognized Bachelorā€™s degree in social work. Registration with the South African Council for Social Services Professions (SACSSP) as a social worker. Proof of current registration with SACSSP. Knowledge and understanding of applicable and relevant legislations and policies in the field of Health Social Work including related legal and ethical practices, PFMA and Public Service Act and Regulations. Theoretical and practical knowledge of all Social Work Methods. Ability to work independently and in a multi-disciplinary context. Good verbal and written communication skills, Counselling Skills, Planning and time management skills, organizing skills, Interpersonal skills and computer Literacy. Analytic thinking, independent decision-making and problem-solving skills. Must have a valid driverā€™s license and be able to drive.

Duties :

Provide therapeutic Social Work services at Primary Health care and specialized mental health clinics using all methods of social work including prevention, early detection, screening and promotion of mental wellbeing and quality of life. Establish intersectoral collaborations with other stakeholders. Conduct psychosocial assessments aimed at identifying conditions of individuals, groups, families and communities. Implement the recommended interventions by providing continuous support, counselling, guidance and advise to the affected individuals, group, families and communities. Organize awareness events in partnership with other departments, NGOs and civil society. Study, interpret, apply and give information on legislation and policies in the identified work fields. Engage in continuous professional development and in service training. Liaise /attend meetings with other Departments and non-Governmental institutions. Involved in Research and development in the district. Assist with student training. Perform all administrative functions: complete Daily and monthly statistics. Compose minutes of meetings. Compile reports and submit reports. Attend and participate in clinical supervision sessions. Utilize information technology and other management information systems to manage social work information for the enhancement of service delivery and writing of reports.

Notes :

Applications should be submitted strictly online at the following e-Recruitment portal:

No hand-delivered, faxed or emailed applications will be accepted.

NB: Where Driverā€™s License is mandatory, exception will be granted for people with disabilities. Application should be accompanied by a fully completed and signed new Z83 application form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at plus a recently updated comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (Applications without proof of a new Z83 application form and a detailed CV will be disqualified). The experience on the Curriculum Vitae must contain the institution, position(s) and dates (dd/mm/yyyy) indicating the starting and ending period to be able to calculate the years of experience. The information on the new Z83 must correspond with the Curriculum Vitae. (Shortlisted candidates will receive communication from HR to submit certified copies of educational qualifications and other relevant documents not older than 6 months on or before the day of the interview). It is the applicantā€™s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). All foreign qualification must be accompanied by evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will only be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of 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, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment/reference check verification). NB: Reference Checks-the applicant must provide at least 3 contact details (names, cellphone number and email address) of his/her referees, of which immediate supervisor(s) must form part of. The Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond names provided on CV. Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. The recommended candidate may be subjected to Medical Surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 85/1993. It is the departmentā€™s intention to promote representivity (race, gender, and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. The Department reserves the right not to appoint/fill this post. Be flexible to be allocated to any facility under the advertising sub-district in west rand district as per service delivery needs. Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know. WOMEN AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : West Rand District Health Services (Merafong Sub-District)

Closing Date : 23-Feb-2024

Criteria Questions

Do you a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work?

Do you have a proof current registration with SACSSP?Are you computer literate?

Do you have a valid driver’s license?

Please Notes :

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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