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Mar 07, 2019

Community Based Worker

  • Ikamva Labantu
  • Umelwane, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Ikamva Labantu seeks to appoint a Community-based Worker for the Senior Department, to be based in Umelwane, Western Cape.


Report to: Programme Coordinator

Responsibilities:
Conduct home visits of community with local area of the joining seniors club
Observation of the home and client
Visual Assessment of living conditions of the home
Verbal interaction to identify the physical, emotional, economic and social challenges experienced by the older person and with family when required
Invitation to Older person to attend the seniors club if well enough to do so
Render support as discussed with programme head for the seniors if no appropriate as a club member
Daily feedback to coordinator
Where necessary referral to Counsellor, Social worker, CBHW and Registered Nurse
Referral and follow- up to partner organisations
Record homes visited and report back in month report and team meetings
Record keeping of referrals and follow-ups
Submission of reports

Requirements:
A grade 12 certificate
A qualification in Auxiliary Social Work or as a community development worker would be advantageous
Administrative skills
Knowledge of community development
Commitment, drive for results, embracing diversity, Integrity, teamwork, managing resources, self-awareness and self-regulation

To apply, submit a comprehensive C.V. with a covering letter to: Ikamva Labantu Human Resources Department

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application

Ikamva Labantu is committed to the principles of employment equity.


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