JCS: Social Worker

Jewish community Services (JCS)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Tuesday, 3 March, 2020
Opportunity type: 
Employment

 

Jewish community Services is a Jewish welfare organisation offering a full range of welfare services to people across all age groups within the Jewish community.

JCS seeks to appoint a field social worker to be based in Cape Town.

The purpose of the position is to find a person to join their team to render a full range of preventative, supportive and statutory services.

Responsibilities:

Duties would include a full range of statutory services, liaison and interaction with schools and other welfare organisations, community work and residential care.

Required:

  • Relevant undergraduate degree
  • Registration as a Social worker with the South African Council of Social Service Professionals (SACSSP)
  • Minimum 5 years’ previous experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to communicate well with a wide variety of people of all ages and at all stages of life
  • High emotional intelligence with the ability to communicate clearly with challenging personalities and manage difficult situations in a sensitive and discrete way.   
  • Excellent counselling skills with the ability to maintain high standards of professionalism with clients
  • Highly organised and efficient individual with attention to detail who can multitask and work well under pressure
  • Ability to work effectively in a team is essential
  • Passionate about working in and for the community with experience or knowledge of the Jewish Community and Jewish way of life.
  • Driver’s licence and own car is essential.

Interested?

Email Loren for an application: loren@ctjc.co.za

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

If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of submitting your application, kindly consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

For more about Jewish community Services, refer to http://www.jcs.org.za/

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

Location: 
Cape Town

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