Empilweni: Social Worker

Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 20 November, 2017
Opportunity type: 

Empilweni is a small NGO in Khayelitsha, which provides mental health services for children and families, and has strong links to other local service providers. Empilweni celebrates its 23rd anniversary this year

Empilweni seeks to appoint a Social Worker to be based at Cape Town

 Salary: R177 511 per annum with limited benefits

Report to: Service Manager and a Clinical Psychologist


  • Fulfil social work duties as well as
  • Provide mental health assessment
  • Counselling for children  
  • Youth presenting with a range of emotional and behavioral problems.
  • Parent group counselling
  • Work with first time teen mothers


  • Communication skills and be fluent in both Xhosa and English;
  • Degree in Social Work and be registered with the South African Council for Social Service Professions
  • Knowledge of the Children’s Act as amended
  • Police clearance
  • Driver’s licence
  • Computer literacy
  • Appropriate personal and social skills

To apply, submit your cv, three contactable referees and a motivational letter to director@empilweni.org

Enquiries: Empilweni offices, tell: 021 3617063.

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

Only candidates under serious consideration will be contacted.

For more about Empilweni, refer to www.empilweni.org

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

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