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Jul 04, 2018

Social Worker

  • Age-in-Action
  • Polokwane, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Age-in-Action seeks to appoint a Social Worker, based in Limpopo.

Responsibilities:
Casework and support to older persons in need of care and protection
To capacitate older persons through talks, workshops
To establish new clubs in areas where there are none
To share information regarding Age-in-Action’s programs and projects with communities and other stakeholders to mobilise more participation especially for our special projects / days
To develop older persons programmes
Support to social auxiliary workers
Supervision of Social Auxiliary workers and students
To initiate new activities at existing clubs / service centers
Promote the core business of the organisation
Engage in fundraising initiatives

Requirements:
Social work Degree
Registered with SACSSP
Proof of Registration 2018/2019
Experience in working with Older Persons
Knowledge of older person’s legislation and policies
Background in Group work, Community Development, Casework and research.
Minimum of two years’ experience
Admin, computer, communication, interpersonal and report writing skills

To apply, submit your CV and cover letter to email below

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application

Should you not hear from the organisation within two weeks after the closing date, assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

The organisation reserves the right to either appoint or not to appoint a candidate.

Employment
Age-in-Action is a registered nonprofit organisation representing more than 2.7 million older people. The organisation also has over 800 NGOs as members who provide vital services to more than 150 000 older persons in need of care.


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