Marsh Memorial Homes: Child and Youth Care Worker

Marsh Memorial Homes
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Thursday, 15 February, 2018
Opportunity type: 

Marsh Memorial Homes is a child and youth care centre is a facility for the provision of residential care to more than six children outside their family's environment in accordance with a residential care programme suited for the children in the facility.

Marsh Memorial Homes seeks to appoint Child & Youth Care Worker, based in Rondebosch, Cape Town.

Salary: A salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered.


  • Assess and respond to individual needs of children and youth
  • Report and manage the child and youth behaviour
  • Organise, engage in and supervise recreational, developmental and therapeutic programmes
  • Complete administrative duties and recordkeeping
  • Transport children or assist driver when necessary
  • Attend staff meetings
  • Maintain order, safety and cleanliness
  • Prepare meals; breakfast and lunch with children
  • Take responsibility and supervision of the general hygiene and cleanliness of children and their rooms
  • Enhance the social and living skills of children and youth to facilitate their effective re-integration into the community and reconciliation with their families


  • Minimum of NQF Level 4 in Child and Youth Care Work and experience in a residential Child and Youth Care Centre
  • Grade 12 and a specific qualification as a Child and Youth Care Worker (all modules)
  • Fluency in English and either Afrikaans or isiXhosa
  • Willingness to work shifts and over weekends
  • Team player
  • Be a role model
  • Willingness and ability to direct, supervise and interact positively with children and youth

To apply, submit a CV, contact details of two referees to

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

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

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