The Haven Night Shelter: Social Worker

The Haven Night Shelter Welfare Organisation
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 21 August, 2017
Opportunity type: 

The Haven Night Shelter Organisation is a non-governmental organisation that works to help get the homeless to a home. The Haven Night Shelter Organisation’s method is to make temporary shelter, rehabilitation opportunities, social welfare services, family reunification services, physical care and support available to adult people living on the streets who are committed to reintegration.

The Haven Night Shelter Organisation seeks to appoint a Social Worker to be based in Cape Town.

Reporting to the Manager, the Social Worker will be responsible for all social welfare services and the development of and monitoring of PDP’s and Exit plans for clients.


  • Qualified Social Worker registered with SACSSP in South Africa
  • Successful candidate will need to match The Shelter Manager’s work programme
  • Experience in managing client information, is a pre-requisite
  • Efficient handling of PDP with Exit Plans
  • Experience in scheduling reviews, including the reviews of the exit date
  • Experience in commencing group work within 3 weeks of taking over. Starting with at least 6 hours of group work per week
  • No criminal record
  • Ability to work well with people as a team
  • Computer literacy – MS Outlook, MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Code 08 drivers licence essential
  • Fluency in English and Afrikaans, a third language would be beneficial
  • Experience in the NGO sector will be advantages 

To apply, submit a motivational letter indicating why you are interested in the position, together with your CV  to the HR Manager  

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal 
In the event you receive no response within two weeks of your application, consider your application as unsuccessful.

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