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Western Cape Government Jobs for Matriculants – Social Work Manager

Website Western Cape Government

Job Description:

The Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a individual to ensure that a social welfare and community development service is delivered by the region to provide social welfare and community development services through the promotion of social change, problem solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance social well-being. This post is stationed in Khayelitsha

Job Responsibilities:

Provide a Social Welfare and Community Development service of the highest, most advanced and specialised nature within a defined area(s) of specialisation with regard to the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities through the relevant programmes in partnership with stakeholders. Attend to any other matters that could result in, or stem from, social instability in any form; Facilitate the development and planning of programmes and interventions to render a social welfare and community development service through the efficient, economical and effective utilisation of financial resources; Management of service delivery area(s) (unit(s)) to ensure that an efficient and effective social welfare and community development service is delivered through the efficient and effective utilisation of human resources; Plan and ensure that social welfare and community development research are undertaken; Undertake complex social welfare and community development research. Perform and / or ensure that all the administrative function required in the service delivery area(s) are performed; Keep up to date with new developments in the Social Welfare and Community Development field; Supervise all the administrative functions required in the service delivery area(s) and undertake the higher level administrative functions

Job Requirements:

Knowledge of the following: Analytic, diagnostic, assessment tools, evaluation methods and processes (Social Work); Personnel Management; Supervision Framework for Social Work profession; Social Welfare and Community Development legislation related to children; Social Welfare and Community Development theory and interventions; Information and Knowledge Management; Protocol and professional ethics; The following skills: Organising and planning; Project planning; Psycho social intervention; Conflict management; Proven computer literacy; Written and verbal communication skills

Qualification & Experience:

Formal tertiary qualification in Social Work (e.g. Bachelor of Social Work) that allows professional registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions(SACSSP); Compulsory registration with SACSSP as a Social Worker; A minimum of 10 years appropriate/ recognisable experience in social work after registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP; A valid driving licence

Job Details:

Company: Western Cape Government

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Khayelitsha, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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