St Josephs Home: Social Worker

St Josephs Home for chronically ill children
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 21 January, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Working within the social work team the social worker, while acting in the best interests of the child at all times is responsible for;

  • Ensuring that children admitted to the Home are appropriate and that their overall needs are met and their rights are upheld at all times.
  • As parents/family are crucial to the healing of the child, ensuring that contact with the family members is maintained and facilitated.
  • Ensuring that the child is reintergrated into the fmaily /comunity

Responsibilities:

  • Admissions and readmissions of appropriate patients to the Home.
  • Ensure that a therapeutic environment is maintained within the Home
  • Play an integral role in the multi-disciplined /therapeutic team.
  • Plan for the patients’ future needs and long term care
  • Advocate for the Rights of the Child
  • Admin and report writing
  • Professional development

Requirements:

  • 5 years’ experience in hospital/health environment essential.
  • Ability to speak, read and write Afrikaans.
  • Xhosa would be an advantage.
  • Good administration, report writing, internal and external communication skills.
  • Mediation skills

Competencies:

  • Drive and  energy
  • Analysis and problem solving
  • Compassion
  • Assertiveness
  • Team player

Please send CV and motivational letter  to  HR@stjosephshome.org.za

Location: 
Cape Town

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