Trauma Centre for Survivors of Violence and Torture: Project Leader

Trauma Centre for Survivors of Violence and Torture
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Wednesday, 24 April, 2013
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The Trauma Centre for Survivors of Violence and Torture (The Trauma Centre) is a human rights-based organisation providing prevention and early intervention services to people, organisations and communities affected by violence and torture. The organisation focused on self-directed, interpersonal and collective violence offering psychosocial support to survivors.

The Trauma Centre seeks to appoint a Project Leader for its Trauma Counselling Project, based in Woodstock, Cape Town.


  • Manage trauma counselling with regard to intake, assessment and implementation of treatment plan;
  • Oversee the appointment diary and the intake register;
  • Manage volunteers working in the project
  • Write reports on a regular basis;
  • Liaise with clients, business, civil society and the general public;
  • Manage general administration of the project.


  • Psychology or social work qualification at Honours level;
  • Registration with HPCSA or SACSSP;
  • Minimum of one year experience in trauma counselling experience;
  • Ability to organise and prioritise competing demands;
  • Attention to detail, good judgment, strategic and critical thinker;
  • Be a team player and be willing to contribute to the broader programme of the organisation.

Starting date: 6 May 2013.

To apply, submit a CV, contact details of two referees and motivation letter to

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