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, 16 February, 2018
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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 Zululand, KwaZulu-Natal.

Salary: Negotiable

The Social Worker will provide therapeutic services to abused children, families and care givers, as well as to children with abusive or inappropriate sexual behaviour.


  • Coordinate the implementation of Parenting programmes
  • Supervise and support of employees
  • Monitor and Evaluate, data collection, handling, management and validation
  • Complete administration work such as case recordings, monthly reports and registers
  • Network and maintain a good relationship with a multi-disciplinary team


  • Social  Work qualification
  • Registered with the SACSSP
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Proficiency in both speaking and writing in IsiZulu and English
  • Computer proficiency
  • Wiliness to work after hours and weekends
  • Minimum of five years’ experience as a Senior Social worker
  • Experience in conducting group work, working with youths and parents
  • Experience in working in the NGO field 
  • Knowledge of sexual reproductive health and HIV/AIDS and different forms of abuse is essential
  • Knowledge of The Children’s Act
  • Knowledge of the districts/ area of operation
  • Background of being a parent or a direct caregiver to a child
  • Counselling skills and presentation skills
  • Leadership skills and ability to lead, guide and mentor people
  • Well-developed social and team interpersonal skills
  • Ability to interact comfortably and effectively with people from different backgrounds.
  • Report writing skills

To apply, submit CV’s with traceable and contactable references and certified copies of qualifications to

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

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted.

Non-South African applicants must be in possession of a valid work permit

If you have not heard from Childline South Africa within 30 days, consider your application unsuccessful.

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