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Oct 08, 2019

Social Auxiliary Worker

  • The Homestead
  • Cape Town, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Employment
The Social Auxiliary Worker will take responsibility for the smooth day-to-day running of all activities at The Homestead Early Intervention Project in Valhalla Park (Drop-in Centre). This Centre offers therapeutic services, family support and development programmes to 80 vulnerable, abused and chronically neglected children. The incumbent will also be expected to assist and report to the Homestead Social worker & PEI Manager.

The Homestead seeks to appoint a Social Auxillary Worker based in Valhalla Park, Cape Town.

Responsibilities:

Co-ordinate the Drop-in Centre Programmes in Valhalla Park
Report to the Homestead PEI Manager
Assist the children with individual & family therapeutic and development needs
Develop and implement intervention plans to address identified needs
Link and refer clients to the relevant resources
Facilitate, plan, implement and run the Valhalla Park Drop-in Centre daily programme which includes after school support,a life-skills and nutrition programmes, a holiday programme as well as a parent training and family support programmes
Complete home and school visits in the Valhalla Park communities as well as community awareness programme.

Requirements:

Officially recognized Social Axillary Worker Qualification
Current 2019/20 registration with the SA council for Social Service Professions
Valid Drivers License ( Learners license will not be considered)
Ability to work in Valhalla Park, Mannenberg and Khayelitsha
Ability to complete admin requirements including capturing of Monitoring & Evaluation Statics, DSD TPA reporting requirements (IDPs etc)
Afrikaans as a first language, with fluency in English ( Spoken and written)
Computer literacy in Word, Excel, email, social,media and the web
2 recent and contactable references, one of whom must be a previous employer
Relevant work or volunteer experience as well as relevant local community knowledge

To apply, submit a CV detailing your chronological work experience along with a motivation letter and proof of SACSSP registration and drivers licenseĀ 

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your applicationĀ 


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