LifeLine/Childline Western Cape: Registered Social Worker - Courts

Lifeline/Childline Western Cape
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 5 September, 2014
Opportunity type: 
Employment

LifeLine/Childline Western Cape is an organisation of skilled lay counsellors who are there to assist callers and clients facing a crisis in their lives. The role of organisation is to create a safe space for people to share what is happening in their lives.
 
LifeLine/Childline Western Cape seeks to appoint a Registered Social Worker, based in the Western Cape.

This is a fixed-term contract position.

The Social Worker will work in five courts as part of their Child Witness Project, offering therapeutic support to child cictims and their families.

Start date: as soon as possible.

Requirements:

  • Degree in Social Work;
  • Registered with the SACSSP; 
  • Clean record with the Child Protection and Sexual Offences register;
  • Experience in the following fields would be an advantage: 
    • Providing therapeutic counselling to (sexually abused) children and their families
    • Be knowledgeable of South African legislation regarding children and the Child Protection field;
    • Compilation of statistics and report writing;
    • Research and understanding of community issues and trends;
    • Networking with welfare and other agencies;
    • Referral Services;
  • Excellent Communication and Written Skills;
  • Excellent Administration Skills;
  • Language proficiency: English and isiXhosa;
  • Fully computer literate;
  • Public Speaking Skills;
  • Valid drivers licence and own vehicle essential.

To apply submit applications with the reference number SWC2014 including a CV with certified copies of qualifications, proof of registration and salary expectation to sandy@lifelinewc.org.za or fax to 086 732 7022.

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

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

For more about Lifeline/Childline Western Cape, refer to www.lifelinewc.org.za.

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

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