Empilweni: Social Worker

Empilweni
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 16 August, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Empilweni is a small NGO in Khayelitsha, which provides mental health services for children and families, and has strong links to other local service providers. Empilweni is celebrating its 25th year of operation.

Empilweni seeks to appoint a Social Worker. 

The purpose of the Social Worker will be required to fulfil social work duties as well as provide mental health assessment and counselling for children and youth presenting with a range of emotional and behavioural problems. In addition the Social worker will be involved in parent group counselling and will work with first time teen mothers.

Remuneration:  R198,136.00 per annum

Responsibilities:

The Social Worker will be required to fulfil social work duties as well as provide mental health assessment and counselling for children and youth presenting with a range of emotional and behavioural problems. In addition the Social worker will be involved in parent group counselling and will work with first time teen mothers
The successful applicant will work with another social worker and a team of experienced social auxiliary workers under the supervision of a service manager and a clinical psychologist

Requirements:

The person must have excellent communication skills and be fluent in both Xhosa and English; a social work degree and be registered with the South African Council for Social Service Professions; knowledge of the Children’s Act as amended; police clearance; driver’s licence; computer literacy; and appropriate personal and social skills

Application: Please send your CV, including a minimum of three contactable referees, together with a letter of application motivating why you should be considered for the position, to: director@empilweni.org .

Enquiries can be directed to the Empilweni offices, tel 021 3617063.

Only applicants shortlisted for interview will receive a response.

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

For more about Empilweni, refer to https://www.givengain.com/c/empilweni/about

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

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Cape Town

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