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: 

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.


  • 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


  • 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 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

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