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Vacancy Details
A job opportunity

A job opportunity exists for the right candidate in Western Cape
The Department of Health and Wellness is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in the regard will be appreciated.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for any of the positions advertised by the Western Cape Government.
Social Work Supervisor: Grade 1
  Employment Type: Permanent
  Reference No: MHS249/2020
  Mitchells Plain District Hospital
Degree or Diploma in Social Work.
Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Good interpersonal and leadership skills and a strong sense of responsibility. Ability to function independently in a multi-disciplinary team and the ability to direct the team to ensure good social work care. Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of social work and public service legislation and knowledge of human resource and financial policies. Ability to effectively communicate in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Computer literacy (MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel).
Minimum of 7 years appropriate experience in social work after registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP.
Mr M Sonday, tel no. (021) 377-4806 / (021) 832-9200
Only officials within the Provincial Government: Western Cape will be considered for this post.
Registration with a professional council:
Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as Social Worker.
Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Render a clinical social work service to in- and out-patients with regards to the care, support, protection and development through the relevant interventions. Manage personnel including work delegation, supervision and performance management. Manage Social Work department finances and procuring as well as developing and implementing of policies, prescripts and protocols. Perform all administrative functions required of the job. Manage planning to practice a holistic social work service on a short-/medium-/long term basis and ensure that all personnel undergo training according their Individual Development and Performance Plan.
Inherent requirement of the job:
Valid Cod (B/EB) drivers licence. Willingness to travel between facilities managed by Mitchells Plain District Hospital.
Grade 1: R 384 228-R 445 425 per annum Annual salary plus service benefits (13th cheque, employer's contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance).
Starting Date:
12/11/2020 12:00:00 AM
Candidates may be subjected to a competency test. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. As directed by the Department of Public Service and Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records and previous employment.
  • It will be expected of candidates to be conversant in at least two of the official languages (English/Afrikaans/Xhosa) of the Western Cape.
  • It will be expected of shortlisted candidates to be:
  • available at the venue on the time and date as determined by the Department and
  • bring along recently (not older than 6 months) certified copies of your Identity Document (ID), driver’s license (if applicable for the post), qualification and/or proof of registration at relevant statutory body. Failure to adhere to the aforementioned may lead to his/her application being disqualified and not further considered.
Closing date: 1/8/2021 12:00:00 AM