Social Worker

Social Worker

The Pebbles Project seeks to employ a Social Worker. To apply please click here

The Pebbles Project reserves the right to not fill this position. Closing date 31 January 2022

Job titleSocial Worker
DepartmentSocial Work Department
Position reports toSocial Work Manager
Ordinary location(s)Stellenbosch Head Office 
Commencement1 March 2022

Requirements

• Excellent attention to detail
• 4-year Bachelor’s degree in Social Work
• Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professionals (SACSSP), and proof of registration with SACSSP.
• A minimum of 5 years experience in social work service, delivery with a demonstrated understanding of the South African social work context.
• Experience working within farm-worker communities will be advantageous
• Experience in working directly with persons who have chronic health conditions will be advantageous
• Fluent in Afrikaans and English
• Willing to work after hours and the occasional weekend
• Good interpersonal skills
• Excellent report writing skills
• Computer literate
• A valid driver’s license

Critical performance areas
• Social Work Services
• Initiative Implementation
• Training and Guidance
• Administration

DUTIES:

  1. Social Work Services
    • Render a social work service with regard to the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable individuals, families and communities through the relevant programmes (case work, group work and community work).
    • Identify appropriate interventions/strategies required to address the challenges.
    • Assist with the development and planning of programmes to render the recommended interventions efficiently, effectively and economically.
  2. Initiative Implementation
    • Implementation of the recommended interventions by providing continuous support, counselling and guidance to individuals, groups, families and communities.
    • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the interventions, report on progress and assist in identifying further/amended interventions to address the challenges.
    • Disseminate information pertaining to legislation, policies and procedures in the social work field.
    • Conduct prevention, protection, rehabilitation, outreach, and empowerment initiatives in the social work field, including parent training.
    • Produce and maintain records and data of interventions, processes and outcomes.
    • Keep abreast with new developments in the social work field. This will include attending meetings, workshops and conferences.
    • To refer and liaise with external service providers such as psychologists and statutory social worker organizations, when required.
  3. Training and Guidance
    • Provide training, guidance and assistance to Action Committee members.
    • Assist in educating facilitators and families on the Child Protection Policy.
  4. Administration
    • Performing any administrative duties as requested by the organization.

Protecting babies, children and young people from child abuse and neglect is integral to the work of the Pebbles Project


Protecting Children Policy Information.

The Pebbles Project Trust has zero-tolerance for child abuse. Protecting babies, children and young people from abuse and neglect are integral to the provision of services we deliver to these children and their families. It is a core responsibility for all Pebbles Project staff.

The Pebbles Project Trust will shut down from 15 December 2021 until 9 January 2022.
All applications will be reviewed by 28 January 2022

To apply please click here

Job Location: Stellenbosch

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