The Haven Night Shelter: Social Worker

The Haven Night Shelter Welfare Organisation
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 22 June, 2018
Opportunity type: 

The Haven Night Shelter Organisation is a non-governmental organisation that works to help get the homeless to a home. The Haven Night Shelter Organisation’s method is to make temporary shelter, rehabilitation opportunities, social welfare services, family reunification services, physical care and support available to adult people living on the streets who are committed to reintegration.

The Haven Night Shelter seeks to appoint a Social Worker, to be based in Cape Town.

Salary: R 13 600 per month or prorate for a part time position

Duration: Permanent or five to eight hours post

Report to: Shelter Manager

The purpose of the position is all social work services and the development of and monitoring of PDP’s and exit plans for all clients


  • Qualified Social Worker registered with SACSSP in South Africa
  • Code B drivers licence essential non-negotiable
  • Match The Shelter Manager’s work programme
  • Experience in managing client information, is a pre-requisite
  • Efficient handling of PDP with Exit Plans
  • Experience in scheduling reviews, including the reviews of the exit date
  • Experience in commencing group work within three weeks of taking over, starting with at least 6 hours of group work per week
  • No criminal record
  • Ability to work well with people as a team
  • Computer literacy, Microsoft (Outlook, Word and Excel)
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Fluency in English, a second language would be beneficial
  • Experience in the NGO sector will be advantages

To apply, submit a two pages CV and motivational letter to the HR Manager quoting "Social Worker Haven-Swartland Shelter" in the subject line

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

Please note if all the relevant documentation (CV or motivational letter) is not attach to your application will not be considered.

If you don't receive a response from us within two weeks of closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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