Empilweni: Social Auxiliary Worker

Empilweni
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Thursday, 16 May, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Empilweni is a small NGO in Khayelitsha, which provides mental health services for children and families, and has strong links to other local service providers. Empilweni is celebrating its 25th year of operation.
 
Empilweni seeks to appoint a Social Auxiliary Worker to be based at Cape Town.

The purpose of the position is to provide counselling for children and youth at Empilweni. The Social Auxiliary Worker will also be involved in facilitating projects and group counselling in the communities of Khayelitsha and Mfuleni in Cape Town.

Responsibilities: 

  • Provide counselling for children and youth presenting with a range of emotional and behavioural problem
  • Be involved in facilitating projects and group counselling in the communities of Khayelitsha and Mfuleni in Cape Town
  • Work with a team of experienced social auxiliary workers and social workers under the supervision of a service manager and a clinical psychologist

Requirements: 

  • Must have organising, planning and communication skills
  • Be fluent in both IsiXhosa and English
  • Be registered with the South African Council for Social Service Professions
  • Police clearance
  • Driver’s licence
  • Computer literacy
  • Personal and social skills
  • Must be a team player

To apply, submit your cv, three contactable referees and a motivational letter, motivating why you should be considered for the position to director@empilweni.org

Enquiries: Empilweni offices, Telphone: 021 361 7063

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

Only the short list of applicants for interview will receive a response.

The organisation reserves the right not to appoint from the candidates who submitted applications.
 
For more about Empilweni, refer to www.empilweni.org

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

Location: 
Cape Town

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