Khulisa Social Solutions: Junior Social Worker

Khulisa Social Solutions
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 26 August, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Khulisa Social Solutions is a non-profit organisation addressing the challenges faced by communities in a holistic and comprehensive manner. It aims to identify the systemic challenges in the society and to overcome fragmentation of policy, systems and delivery through innovative new interventions and partnerships. Khulisa Streetscapes provides chronic homeless individuals with concurrent substance misuse and or mental health problems a rehabilitation opportunity through a dedicated work programme combined with psychosocial support focussed on a harm reduction model.

Khulisa's social innovation programme 'Streetscapes' seeks to appoint a Social Worker to be based in Cape Town.

Remuneration: R12 500

Reqiured 

  • Bachelor of Social Science in Social Work
  • A minimum of 1 year related experience
  • Current registration with SACSSP
  • Have knowledge of Motivational Interviewing approach, specifically aimed at harm reduction
  • Unendorsed driver’s license
  • Must be computer literate
  • Fluent in at least two official languages (English & Afrikaans) 

Responsibilities

  • Provide holistic psychosocial assessment of beneficiaries 
  • Provide counselling support to beneficiaries 
  • Perform crisis interventions when necessary
  • Compile and submit reports e.g. Psycho Social Assessments, statistics, Performance Development Plan (PDP)
  • Attend meetings and networking 
  • Perform other duties, as and when so requested, in support of team goals
  • Report to senior social worker on a regular basis 
  • ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES
    • Organisational awareness
    • Resilience and stress management
    • Planning and organising
    • Judgement and decision making
    • Monitoring
    • Team work
    • Engaging diversity
    • Strong administrative skills
    • High level of interpersonal skills
    • Organisational & communication skills
    • Attention to detail

A letter of motivation for the application

A Curriculum Vitae (not exceeding 3 pages)

To apply, submit a CV’s to fatima@khulisa.org.za

For more about Khulisa Streetsacpes project refer to http://www.khulisa.org.za/streetscapes/

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