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Feb 12, 2019

Social Worker

  • Abraham Kriel Childcare
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Employment
Abraham Kriel Childcare (AKC) is a registered NPO that provides both residential care and community services within Gauteng. AKC focuses on providing shelter, care, rehabilitation and skills development for children and youth, who have been subjected to trauma, abuse, molestation, poverty, HIV/AIDS and neglect.

AKC seeks to appoint a Social Worker to be in based at Head Office in Langlaagte, Johannesburg.

The purpose of the position is to provide social services and assistance to improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families. Provide counselling and therapy to children in order to improve their social circumstances, develop their psychological well-being and emotional stability. Assist in maximizing their academic development.

Responsibilities
Manage the treatment plans of each child in a case-load of between 30 and 40 children
Implement therapeutic and development programmes
Coordinate multi-disciplinary service delivery
Manage permanency plans for the children

Responsibilities:
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing including presentation and report writing
Strong decision making skills and the ability to make effective judgements on case files
Resilience- Ability to cope under pressure and to persevere
Leadership capabilities and excellent managerial skills
Competency in therapy with traumatised children
Ability to continuously develop and learn in the aspects of childcare and therapy
Knowledge of the Children’s Act
Ability to work in and motivate a team
Bachelor’s degree in social work
Registration with South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP)
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Be able to read, write, speak, English and Afrikaans

To apply, submit a CV to nr@abrahamkriel.org or mvz@abrahamkriel.org

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application

Should you not be contacted within two weeks of submitting your application, consider your
application unsuccessful


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