James House: Registered Counselor / Social Worker

James House Child and Youth Care Centre
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 24 November, 2017
Opportunity type: 

James House Child and Youth Care Centre runs two pioneering residential treatment centres for adolescents (age 14 - 16) with frequent challenging behaviour.

James House seeks two Registered Counselor / Social Workers to be based at Hout Bay and Vredendal, in Western Cape.


  • BA (Hons) in Psychology and registered as a counsellor with the HPSCA or Social Worker registered with the SACSSP
  • Experience working with youth and in a school context
  • Experience working in disadvantaged communities
  • Experience in managing adolescents who display externalising behaviour
  • Sound experience of group, family and individual counselling
  • Knowledge of trauma and its effects an added advantage
  • Knowledge of and experience in administering, scoring and interpreting psychometric assessments
  • Knowledge of the Children’s Act
  • Administrative skills
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint)
  • Verbal, visual and written communication skills
  • Afrikaans and English or English and isiXhosa language fluency, both written and verbal
  • Driver’s license essential
  • Basic understanding of monitoring and evaluation
  • Ability to work independently but also closely in a team
  • Willing to work weekends and late nights
  • Community conscious

To apply, submit your CV and a covering letter to  the Senior Programme Manager, Vivian Leibrandt at vivian@jameshouse.org.za

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal
For more about James House, refer to www.jameshouse.org.za

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