Humberstone House: House Mother

Humberstone House
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 23 March, 2018
Opportunity type: 

Humberstone House is a group home for young adults with intellectual disability located in the Plumstead area.

Humberstone seeks to appoint a House Mother to be based in Cape Town.


  • Handle a wide range of administrative tasks
  • Provide a homely, safe environment for the residents
  • Ensure that they live, work and develop as independently as part of a community


  • Experience or a keen interest in working and living closely with people with intellectual disability
  • Ability to interact very well with people with intellectual disability
  • Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Time-management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritise tasks
  • Administrative skills
  • Tertiary qualification would be an advantage
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • In possession of a valid driver’s licence, a PDP would be beneficial

To apply, submit a motivational letter and updated CV with contactable referees, to Mr Mike Workman at

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

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