Childline Western Cape: Social Work Manager

Childline Western Cape
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 19 February, 2018
Opportunity type: 
Employment

LifeLine/Childline Western Cape aims to cultivate and grow emotional health in individuals and communities; by preventing and healing emotional trauma and crisis through counselling, training and capacity building, and engaging and mobilising communities.

LifeLine/Childline Western Cape seeks to recruit a Social Work Manager, based in the Western Cape.

Start date: 1 March 2018

 Fixed Term Contract

The purpose for this position is to manage, develop, monitor and ensure the professional implementation of the Child Witness Project (CWP) strategy for psycho-social and therapeutic support for child witnesses and their families within the court context or other.

Responsibilities:

  • South African-recognised social work qualification and registration with the SACSSP
  • A clean record on the Child Protection and Sexual Offences register
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in an NGO sector in a similar managerial position
  • Manage and develop any new initiatives related to the CWP
  • Iiaise with relevant partners and stakeholders and be involved in advocacy efforts
  • Initiate and manage research that is relevant to the project
  • Manage the HR component relevant to the project

Requirements:

  • Full spectrum of managing a project including staff management and Monitoring and Evaluation of a project
  • Experience in working therapeutically with children
  • Presentation and Facilitation skills including the development of training and therapeutic materials
  • People Skills
  • Written and spoken English and Afrikaans
  • Communication skills
  • Numerical skills including budgeting and collation and analysis of statistical data
  • Computer literate
  • Networking skills
  • Knowledge and understanding of children's rights issues and legislation in South Africa
  • Team Player
  • Willingness to travel
  • Driving licence and own transport (not negotiable)

To apply, submit CV with certified copies of qualifications plus salary expectation to sandy@childinewc.org or via direct fax to 0867327022.
 
Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal 

 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

For more about the LifeLine/Childline Western Cape, refer to www.lifelinewc.org.za

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

Location: 
Western Cape

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