NICRO: Social Worker

Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 22 February, 2019
Opportunity type: 

The National Institute for Crime Prevention and the Reintegration of Offenders (NICRO), is a national non-governmental organisation that provides comprehensive crime prevention services. NICRO is the main provider of diversion services for children in South Africa, providing diversion services since 1992.

NICRO seeks to appoint a Social Worker to be based in Western Cape.

Duration: This position is a six months contract


  • Provide social work services to individuals in conflict with the law, which promote the protection, wellbeing, rehabilitation and best management of these individuals in the criminal justice system
  • Work toward this goal through the delivery of a range of services and interventions designed to meet desired rehabilitative (behavioural change) and criminal justice outcomes (diversion, NCS and offender reintegration)
  • Provide a critical connection between the criminal justice system and social services


  • BA or B. Soc. Sci. Degree in Social Work  
  • Current registration with the SACSSP
  • Valid driver’s licence essential 
  • Must be Bi-lingual, English and Afrikaans speaking
  • An interest and passion to work with adult and/ or young offenders within the Criminal Justice System
  • Understanding of Restorative Justice processes
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have good admin and report-writing skills
  • Must be computer literate

To apply, submit your application to Jacquline Hoorn at
Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal
If you have not been contacted by 23 February 2019 for an interview you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for the position.
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