Islamic Relief South Africa: Social Worker

Islamic Relief South Africa
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 25 September, 2017
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Islamic Relief is an international relief and development organisation which strives to alleviate poverty around the world regardless of religion, race or religion. Islamic Relief South Africa is a country office of the Islamic Relief Worldwide family, which has offices in over 40 countries around the globe.

Islamic Relief seeks to appoint a Social Worker to be based in Johannesburg.

Responsibilities:  

  • Render a social work service with regard to the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities through quality programmes
  • Identify and make recommendations on the appropriate interventions required to address challenges 
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the recommended interventions, report on progress and identify further/amended interventions 
  •  Implement programmes which provide continuous support, counselling, guidance and advice to the affected individuals, groups, families and communities
  • Produce and maintain records of social work interventions, processes and outcomes
  • Monitor and study the social services legal and policy framework continuously
  • Champion IRSA Child Protection Policy and align it to the national policy framework
  • Write and contribute to reports as per funder and organisational requirements
  • Provide psychosocial support for children at risk identified through the project
  • Provide training and mentorship to lay childcare workers
    Provide debriefing systems and support to childcare workers
  • Administrative duties – coordinate & management of Orphan Sponsorship database, OVC files, Annual reports, Case studies, orphan application forms etc.

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor of Social Work plus three year’s related training and/or experience in working with orphans and other vulnerable children (OVC)
  • Proof of current registration with SACSSP or HPCSA
  • Minimum of Afrikaans / isiXhosa and English language skills, ability to communicate in additional South African languages will be advantageous
  • Valid driver's licence a must
  • Service minded, resilient and a highly motivated and professional individual who identifies with IRSA’s values and mission

To apply, download the application form http://www.islamic-relief.org.za and submit to Recruitment@islamic-relief.org.za

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

IRSA reserves the right to withdraw vacancies. 

For more about Islamic Relief South Africa, refer to www.islamic-relief.co.za

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies
 

Location: 
Johannesburg

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