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Jan 29, 2020

Counsellor / Social worker

  • Community Keepers
  • Franschhoek, South Africa
Full time Nonprofit-Social Services

Job Description

Employment
Community Keepers delivers psycho-social services to primary and high school learners in the Cape Winelands and Cape Town.

Community Keepers seeks to appoint counsellor / social workers to be based in Franschhoek.

Employment Type: full-time as well as part-time positions.

Start date: As soon as possible.

The purpose of the position is to help deliver a variety of services to learners including assessments, counselling, therapy, life skills programmes, parenting workshops and more.

Responsibilities:

Administration of all services delivered at the school
Providing individual and/or group therapy; obtaining collateral; giving feedback and recording of data
Maintaining relationships with learners, educators and parents
Liaising with parent committees to organize parenting sessions; contributing to professional development sessions with educators.
Presenting life skills programmes

Requirements:

Tertiary qualification and registered with the SACSSP as a Social Worker, or registered with HPCSA as a Registered counsellor.
Fleunt in Afrikaans.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Experience in counselling children as well as working in a school context and sound ethical principles of practice.
Knowledge in the development of creative approaches for interventions for individual and school development.
Outstanding administrative skills with proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Natural ability to build strategic relationships and interact with individuals of different backgrounds.
Passion for teamwork and community-based interventions.
Capability to represent the values and ethos of the organization.

The successful candidates will be based at a Community Keepers office at a primary or high school in Franschhoek.

To apply, download the application form from our website (https://communitykeepers.org/get-involved/#tab_involved_1) and submit to with "School counsellor / Social Worker: Franschhoek", depending on your qualification, in the subject line.

Please note that we do not consider other documentation for applications. Do not include reference letters or proof of qualifications. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. Community Keepers reserves the right to fill this position.

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