Helderberg Hospice is a nonprofit organisation that provides skilled and compassionate support to people of the Helderberg who are faced with life-threating illness. Often associated with cancer care, Helderberg Hospice offers help with any end-stage illness as well as Motor Neurone Disease and HIV/AIDS in an honest, ethical, compassionate and transparent way.
Helderberg Hospice seeks to appoint a Social Worker, to be based in Western Cape.
This is a part-time position
- Provide counselling support to patients and families affiliated with Helderberg Hospice
- Coordinate the spiritual support programme and provide spiritual support to patients where
- Coordinate the bereavement support programme and possibly assist with training of volunteers in this regard
- Provide grief counselling for families of patients of Helderberg Hospice, as well as on referral from
- external role-players
- Coordinate and assist with the facilitation of patient / family support groups
- Strong focus on therapeutic work
- Able to work well in a team and independently, with effective time management
- Fluency in English and one other official language of the Western Cape
- Current registration with SACSSP
- Valid police clearance certificate (on request)
- Valid driver’s license, preferably with own vehicle
- Computer literate
- Some knowledge / training in palliative care would be an advantage
To apply, submit a CV contactable references to Dianne Waddington (Manager: Social work) email@example.com
Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal
Enquiries: Dianne Waddington at 021 852 4608
Only successful applicants will be contacted.
Helderberg Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
For more about Helderberg Hospice, refer to helderberghospice.org.za
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