Childline South Africa: Lay Counsellor - Mthatha

Childline South Africa - Eastern Cape
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Saturday, 5 April, 2014
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Childline South Africa is a nonprofit organisation that works collectively to protect children from all forms of violence and to create a culture of children's rights in South Africa.

Childline Eastern Cape seeks to appoint a Lay Counsellor, based in Mthatha, Eastern Cape.
 
The person will provide counselling support to children and their families who have experienced trauma, including sexual abuse.
 
Responsibilities:

  • Intake and offering support to children and families;
  • Pre- and Post-test HIV and AIDS Counselling;
  • Referrals and follow-ups;
  • Establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with other partners in the Child Protection field;
  • Providing community outreach;
  • Capture and report data related to the Thutuzela Care Centre.

Requirements:

  • Senior Certificate (Grade 12) or equivalent;
  • Accredited HIV/AIDS certificate;
  • Minimum of two years experience in community work;
  • Ability to communicate with children and adults;
  • Belief in the capacity of children and adults to heal and develop;
  • Knowledge of and skills that are appropriate for work with children who have experienced trauma and abuse;
  • Basic knowledge of HIV, AIDS and TB pre- and post-test counselling;
  • Basic computer skills is an advantage;
  • Previous involvement in community work will be an added advantage;
  • Ability to communicate and write in English and isiXhosa.

Salary: To be negotiated
 
To apply, submit a CV, contact details of referees and certified copies of qualifications to coordinatorec@childlinesa.org.za and officemanager@childlinesa.org.za.

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

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. 

For more about the Childline South Africa, refer to www.childlinesa.org.za/.

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

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