Childline South Africa: Senior Social Worker

Childline South Africa
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 24 November, 2017
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Childline South Africa is a nonprofit organisation that works collectively to protect children from all forms of violence and to create a culture of children's rights in South Africa.

Childline South Africa seeks to appoint a Senior Social Worker, based in Rustenburg, North West (Bojanala District).


  • Planning and Coordinating Residential therapy programmes for vulnerable children
  • Implementing the Residential therapy programmes for sexually abused children and children who display inappropriate sexual behaviour.
  • Supervising part-time therapist
  • Monitoring and Evaluation – Data collection, Handling, Management and Validation
  • Complete administration work such as case recordings, minutes from meetings, monthly reports and registers.
  • Networking at Provincial & District level, and maintaining a good relationship with a multi-disciplinary team


  • Social Work qualification
  • Registered with the SACSSP
  • Programme Management Certificate
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Proficiency in both speaking and writing in Setswana and English
  • Computer proficiency
  • Wiliness to work after hours and weekends
  • Five years’ experience as a Social worker
  • Two to three years’ experience as a Supervisor
  • Experience in coordinating programmes
  • Experience in working in the NGO field
  • Ability to interact comfortably and effectively with people from different backgrounds
  • Report writing skills
  • Knowledge of therapy with children
  • Sound knowledge of The Children’s Act
  • Knowledge of the districts/ area of operation
  • Networking skills
  • Counselling skills and presentation skills
  • Leadership skills and ability to lead, guide and mentor people
  • Well-developed social and team interpersonal skills

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