MES: Social Worker

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

Mould Empower Serve (MES) is a Christian organisation giving services to the community.

MES seeks to appoint a Social Worker to be based in Soweto, Johannesburg.

This is a one year fixed term Contract

Responsibilities:

  • Early intervention and prevention: Risk Assessment on all referred cases, planning and safeguarding the welfare of vulnerable children, removal of children at risk and placing them at alternative and most suitable environments
  • Finalisation of Children’s Court Hearings: Investigate and make recommendations to court on whether the child should be accommodated away from home, in foster care, or in child and youth care centres
  • Intake: Assess all new cases and enquiries and recommending further intervention or referring the clients to relevant service providers
  • Provide counselling for immediate case resolution
  • Family reunification services through counselling, mediation, and assessments of the families’ systems’ ability to cater for the needs of child in the system
  • Assess and train prospective foster parents

Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Social Work Degree
  • Proof of Registration with the SACSSP
  • Minimum of two years’ statutory social work experience
  • Experience working with children in need of care protection
  • Report writing skills
  • Strong assessment and analytic skills
  • Ability to communicate well in English
  • Minimum of two African languages
  • Computer literate
  • Valid driver’s licence and ability to drive
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment 

To apply, submit your CV to portia@mes.org.za

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

For more enquiries contact 011 725 6531

For more about the Mould Empower Serve, refer to www.mes.org.za

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

Location: 
Johannesburg

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