Michael’s Childrens Village: Caregiver / House Parent

Michael’s Childrens Village is a Child and Youth Care Centre (CYCC)
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Saturday, 6 June, 2020
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Michael’s Childrens Village is a Child and Youth Care Centre (CYCC). It is a facility that provides residential/place of safety services with accordance to the children’s Act 35 0f 2005. It cares for approximately 20 children in a family context. They are a registered House of Safety/Cluster Foster Home/NPO(131-865) based in Mbonisweni/Back Door, South Africa! They focus on children-in-crisis within their community by providing Christ-centered family care which often grows into ‘forever family’ foster placement or adoption!

Michael’s Childrens Village seeks to appoint a Child and Youth Care Worker to be based in Nelspruit.

Employment type: Work full-time as House Parent (24/7)

The purpose of the position is to be a loving care giver for all the children at the base, especially the children placed in their house. This position may be filled by a single woman.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide care for all children.
  • Offer physical, emotional, and spiritual support to the children on a daily basis.
  • Collaborate with the on-site social worker for the development of the children.

Requirements: 

  • Age between 27-45
  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • A Diploma in Child and Youth Care NQF level 4
  • Social Axillary worker qualification
  • Current Registration with SACSSP
  • Police and Child Protection Register clearance
  • A Christian faith
  • Proficient in English and Siswati
  • Desired Qualities: 
    • Experience in a residential CYCC
    • An understanding of the Childrens Act and other child related legislation
    • An understanding of how a happy and healthy family operates
    • Conflict Management
    • Leadership and Self-Motivation
    • Energetic, Loving, and Patient personality
    • Drivers License/ PDP

 Benefits: 

  • This position will earn R4,000 per month with opportunities of future increase. Higher salaries can be discussed based on experience and qualifications. 
  • This position will earn a standard three weeks (21 days including weekends) annual leave per year. The employee will also be granted one weekend off every 8 weeks. This position will also provide standard sick, family responsibility, and emergency leave.
  • This employee will be provided with free housing, food, and job-related transportation while on duty at the center.
  • Opportunities of Continuing Education.  

To apply, submit CV, qualifications and contactable references or queries with salary expectations to management.mcv@gmail.com.

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

For more information about Michael’s Childrens Village, contact 083 4632907/ 0767536539

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

Location: 
Nelspruit

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