Haven: Social Worker

The Haven Night Shelter
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 12 March, 2021
Opportunity type: 
Employment

THE HAVEN BELIEVES NO ONE SHOULD HAVE TO LIVE ON THE STREETS.

Vacant Post: Social Worker: The Haven Shelter: Kensington

The Haven Night Shelter Organisation (www.haven.org.za), a non – governmental organisation working to help the homeless back to a home, family and community, require a dynamic Social Worker for The Haven – Kensington Shelter. Please note that the post is held at Kensington but renders social work services to 60 clients.

The Haven Night Shelter Organisation’s method is to offer social work services, rehabilitation opportunities, family reunification services, physical care and support available to adult people living on the streets who are committed to reintegration.

The Social Worker will be responsible for all social work services and the development of and monitoring of PDP’s and Exit plans for all clients. The social worker will report to the Shelter Manager.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Qualified Social Worker registered with SACSSP in South Africa
  • Code B drivers licence essential -non-negotiable
  • Successful candidate will need to match The Shelter Manager’s work programme
  • Experience in managing client information, is a pre-requisite
  • Efficient handling of PDP with Exit Plans
  • Experience in scheduling reviews, including the reviews of the exit date
  • Experience in commencing group work within 3 weeks of taking over. Starting with at least 6 hours of group work per week
  • No criminal record
  • Ability to work well with people as a team
  • Computer literacy – MS Outlook, MS Word and Excel
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Fluency in English, a 2nd language would be beneficial
  • Experience in the NGO sector will be advantages

Closing Date: 12 March 2021
Salary Package:  R 15 300 per month
Job Type: Permanent

NB. The Haven Night Shelter Welfare Organisation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send two pages CV and motivational letter to recruitment@haven.org.za quoting "Social Worker-Kensington Shelter" in the subject line. Please note if all the relevant documentation (CV or motivational letter) is not attach to your application will not be considered.

If you don't receive a response from us within 2 weeks of closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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