Cape Town Multi Service Centre:Registered Social Worker

Cape Town Multi Service Centre
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Sunday, 28 February, 2021
Opportunity type: 
Employment

The Cape Town Multi Service Centre, Child and Family Care and Early Childhood Development Centre (CTMSC) was established on 1 September 2004 to facilitate programmes and projects for street children, youths, and their families. It is a non-profit Organisation (NPO) registered with the Western Cape Government. CTMSC is subsidized by the Department of Social Development as a Child and Youth Centre (CYCC) for 35 boys aged 11 to 18 years old.

CTMSC seeks to appoint a registered social Worker to work in the field in Elsies River/ Salt River area and stationed at a primary school in respective areas.

This position will be probationary for a two-month period from April/May 2021 with the potential for full-time, permanent contract.

The purpose of the social worker is to render social work services within the Prevention and Early Intervention Programme of the organisation.

Responsibilities:

  • Work within a MDT of community/field worker, Social Auxiliary Worker (SAW) and  ECD teachers and  aftercare staff.
  • Facilitate psycho-educational life skills groups around topics such as anger management, self-awareness, resilience, peer-pressure, within the community but also at the CYCC etc
  • Conduct individual therapeutic assessments and carrying out interventions with children (and their families)
  • Make referrals to DSD (or other designated CPOs) of cases needing child protection or intervention.
  • Compile a quarterly progress report for DSD on all services rendered each quarter.
  • Conduct all administrative duties pertaining to individual/family cases, group-based and community-based interventions (with the assistance of the field workers and SAW)
    • Record statistics
    • Report on cases
    • Manage filing system.
    • Write referral letters.
    • Provide schools with general feedback on cases of concern.

 Requirements:

  • At least 2-3 years work experience is required.
  • Must be a qualified and registered social worker.
  • Valid SACSSP membership/ Police Clearance
  • Field practice experience in working with children is preferable (school, child, and youth care centre advantageous, etc.)
  • Driver’s License and own vehicle is essential.
  • Ability to communicate verbally in Afrikaans/ English.

To apply, submit a CV and application letter to director@ctmsc.org.za

Successful applicants will be contacted within two weeks of opportunity closing date.

For more information about the work we do - visit our website - www.ctmsc.org.za

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

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

 

 

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