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A job opportunity

A job opportunity exists for the right candidate in Western Cape
The Department of Health 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 Auxiliary Worker Grade 1 to 3 (5/8th post)
  Employment Type: Permanent
  Reference No: MHS31/2019
  Location: Mowbray Maternity Hospital, Mowbray
 
Minimum educational qualification:
Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the South African Council for Social Services Profession (SACSSP) as Social Auxiliary Worker.
 
Competencies (knowledge/skills):
Computer Literacy. Skills and knowledge of working within a hospital/medical setting. Skills in psycho-social assessments. Skills and experience in substance use, parenting and grief management. Sound knowledge of relevant community resources. Sound interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
 
Experience:
Grade 1: None. Grade 2: A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience as Social Auxiliary Worker after registration with the SACSSP or No experience as Social Auxiliary Worker after registration with the SACSSP and successful completion of 2nd academic year of an appropriate tertiary qualification that allows for registration as a Social Worker with the SACSSP. Grade 3: A minimum of 20 years appropriate experience as Social Auxiliary Worker after registration with the SACSSP or 10 years’ experience after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with SACSSP and successful completion of 2nd academic year of an appropriate tertiary qualification that allows for registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP or No experience after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP and successful completion of 3rd academic year of an appropriate tertiary qualification that allows for registration as a Social Worker with the SACSSP.
 
Enquiries:
Ms M Johnstone, Tel no. 021 659 5580
 
Note:
Only applicants within the Provincial Government: Western Cape will be considered for this post.
 
Registration with a professional council:
Registration with the SACSSP as a Social Auxiliary Worker.
 
Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Undertake psychosocial assessments, give advice and refer to appropriate resources. Maintain all administrative functions on work undertaken. Undertake telephonic enquiries and patient follow ups. Provide appropriate feedback to multi-disciplinary team. Participate in training and upskilling of patients and staff. Facilitate and participate in educational and awareness programmes.
 
Remuneration:
Grade 1: R 92 634 per annum - R 104 268 per annum, Grade 2: R 110 613 per annum - R 124 494 per annum, Grade 3: R 134 078 per annum - R 165 825 per annum Annual salary plus service benefits (13th cheque, employer's contribution to the pension fund, housing and medical aid allowance).
 
Starting Date:
7/19/2019 12:00:00 AM
 
NOTICE TO ALL
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: 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM
 
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