Botshabelo: Social Worker

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

Botshabelo was born 20 years ago out of a burning passion for the community and its desperate need for a place of safety, support and resources. The Babies Home, Urban Kids Educentre, uplifted Preschool Training and offices are located on the 20-acre property of 64 on Main, Midrand. From this base Botshabelo serves the community of Olievenhoutbosch and surroundings. Botshabelo is passionate about transforming children’s lives through excellent education and residential care.

Botshabelo seeks to appoint a Social Worker for a Children's Homes and community projects based in South Africa.

This is a half day position, working hours from 08:30 to 13:30
Reports to: General Manager


  • Write children’s progress reports
  • Write monthly, quarterly and 6 monthly stats and reports
  • Scrapbooks for children
  • Up to date documented photos of children
  • Liaise with statutory social worker on each individual child
  • Share “on call” with Babies Home Manager weekends and after hours


  • Bachelor's/Honours degree in Social Work
  • Current Registration with SACSSP; cleared on Section 29 and SAPS clearance
  • Knowledge of the Children’s Act and NPO Act
  • Valid driver's license
  • Computer literate (Word and Excel)
  • English communication and report writing
  • Passion for children and to see them reach their full potential
  • Minimum of three years' experience in a child welfare or children’s home environment will be preferred
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal qualities and ability to work within a team with a friendly disposition
  • Work ethic without clock watching
  • Report writing qualities

To apply, submit a CV, copy of qualifications, driver's licence and registration with SACSSP to

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

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