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SOCIAL AUXILIARY WORKER GRADE 1 (X5 POSTS)
SALARY: R174 702 per annum, (OSD)
CENTRE: BCM: East London LSO (Ref No: DSD 28/07/2023)
Joe Gqabi: Elundini LSO (Ref No: DSD 29/07/2023)
NMM: Steppingstone (Ref No: DSD 30/07/2023)
Sarah Baartman: Ndlambe LSO (Ref No: DSD 31/07/2023)
Makana LSO (Ref No: DSD 32/07/2023)
REQUIREMENTS: Grade 10 plus completion of the leadership to allow registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as an Auxiliary Social Worker with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (latest copy/current year). Competencies: Communication: Must be able to convey simple and easy-to-understand messages/ information to social workers. Empathy: Must be able to respect and build positive relationships with the social workers. Trustworthiness: Must be able to build a positive relationship of trust with the social workers. Computer literacy: Must demonstrate basic computer literacy.
Honesty: Must be principled and true to oneself and others. Teamwork and collaboration: Must be able to work cooperatively with others and be part of a team. Understanding principles: Must understand the principles applied in social work.
DUTIES: Understanding of SA social welfare context: Basic understanding of the SA social welfare context, the policy and practice of developmental social welfare services and their role within this context. Understanding social auxiliary work: Define and demonstrate understanding of the purpose of social auxiliary work and the role and functions of a social auxiliary worker in relation to a social worker within the SA context. Social work profession: Consistently reflect the values and principles contained in the Bill of Rights and the social work profession’s Code of Ethics in service delivery as a social auxiliary worker.
Understanding social work legislation: Basic understanding of the SA judicial system and legislation governing and impacting of social auxiliary work and social work. Understanding human behaviour and social systems: Must have basic knowledge and understanding of human behaviour, relationship system and social issues.
ENQUIRIES: BCM: Ms P. Kula Tel No: (043) 705-5675 Joe Gqabi Enquiries may be directed to Ms N. Duba at Tel No: (051) 633-1616 NMM Enquiries may be directed to Ms L. Thompson Tel No: (041) 406-5750 Sarah Baartman Enquiries may be directed to Mr M Sipambo at Tel No: (046) 636-1484 For e-Recruitment Enquiries, eMail to: Zukisa.Moyeni@ecdsd.gov.za
APPLICATIONS: Submit applications via one of the following options: For Provincial Office: KWT: Hand Deliver at: Albertina Sisulu Building, No 7 Beatrice Street (behind KFCAlexandra Road), King William’s Town, for the attention of Ms. A Njaba or post to the Director: HRA: Social Development, Private Bag X0039, Bhisho, 5605. Applications for districts are to be sent to the following: Alfred Nzo: The District Director, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X 401, Mount Ayliff, 4735 or hand deliver at Room 7 Mt Ayliff Counseling Centre, Garane Street for the attention of Mr S Shweni. Enquiries may be directed to Mr S Shweni Tel No: (039) – 254 0900 Amathole: The District Director, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X9066, East London, 5200, or hand delivered at Absa Building, No. 85 Oxford Street, East London for the attention of Ms Z. Habe.
Enquiries may be directed to Ms Z. Habe Tel No: (043) 711 6626 Buffalo City Metro: The District Director, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X9066, East London 5200, or hand deliver at Ideal Homes Building, No 172 Oxford Street, East London, for the attention of Ms P. Kula Enquiries may be directed to Ms P. Kula Tel No: (043) 705-5675. Chris Hani: The District Director, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X7191, Queenstown 5320 or hand deliver at Pandarosa Building, 54 Ebden Street, Queenstown, for the attention of Ms N Mzinjana. Enquiries may be directed to Ms Mzinjana Tel No: (045) 808 3709 Joe Gqabi: The District Director, Department of Social Development and Special Programmes, Private Bag X 1002, Aliwal North or hand delivered at Aliwal North Spar Hotel, Dan-Pienaar Street, Aliwal North Enquiries may be directed to Ms N. Duba Tel No: (051) 633-1616 OR Ms P Tsuputse Tel No: (051) 633-1609.
Nelson Mandela Metro: The District Director, Department of Social Development, Private bag X 3906 North End 5056 or hand delivered at Room 208, Ibhayi Bulding, Straundale Road Enquiries may be directed to Ms L. Thompson Tel No: (041) 406-5750 Sarah Baartman: The District Director, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X 1008, Grahamstown, 6139, or hand delivered at Room 11, 2nd floor, Corner African and Hill Street, Old SABC Building, Grahamstown Enquiries may be directed to Mr M Sipambo Tel No: (046) 636-1484 OR Tambo: Department of Social Development Private Bag X6000 Mthatha 5099 or hand delivered to office number 10-126 10th floor Botha Sigcawu Building, Corner Leeds and Owen Street, Mthatha, 5099 for attention of Mrs Z Dlanjwa Tel No: (047) 531 2504 The e-recruitment system which is available on https://erecruitment.ecotp.gov.za
The e-Recruitment System Closes at 23: 59 on the closing date. To report technical glitches, for assistance regarding the system, and/or for activation of your profile, send an email with your ID Number, your profile email address, details of the issue to: email@example.com (NB: For Technical Glitches Only – No CVs). Technical support is limited to working hours: (08:0016:30 Mon-Thursday and 08:00-16:00 on Fri). Should you submit your applications/CVs to: firstname.lastname@example.org and not as specified: your application will be regarded as lost and will not be considered.
CLOSING DATE: 04 August 2023
NOTE: Applications must be submitted on a duly completed Z83 (effective from 01 January 2021) form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. Applicants are not required to submit any copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit a fully completed signed Z83 form and detailed Curriculum Vitae. NB: Z83 in the e-recruitment system is currently not downloadable and therefore not signable; so, applicants who submitted applications via the erecruitment system will not be disqualified for an unsigned Z83 instead will be requested to sign on interview day. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications, and other relevant documents to HR on or before the interview date.
Applicants with foreign qualifications would be required to submit an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) on or before the day of the interview. Failure to submit all the requested documents will disqualify the application. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within six (6) months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Selected candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record check, citizenship verification, financial/asset record check, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification). Successful candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes. Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of twelve (12) months.
Misrepresentation in the application documents will result in automatic disqualification and disciplinary action in the event the candidate has already been appointed. The Department reserves the right not to make an appointment(s) to the advertised post(s). Persons with disability and people from previously disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply. It is the department’s objective to address the Employment Equity Affirmative Action Measures in line with the Employment Equity Plan and to achieve equitable representation across race and gender. In filling of these posts, gender equity and people living with disability will be highly considered. The Department reserves the right to amend/review/withdraw advertised posts if by so doing, the best interest of the department will be well served.
(Females and People with disabilities are also requested to apply and indicate such in their applications). targets of the department will be adhered to. For SMS (Senior Management Service) Posts: In terms of DPSA Directive on compulsory capacity development, mandatory training, and minimum entry requirements for members of the Senior Management Level for SMS appointments, it is a requirement for applicants to produce a pre-entry Certificate (Nyukela) prior to appointment as offered by the National School of Government (NSG) for entry into the SMS posts and the full details can be sourced by following the link: https://www.thensg.gov.za/training-course/smspre-entry-programme. (SMS pre-entry certificate is not requirement for shortlisting is submitted prior to appointment). Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 12/24 months. The competency assessment will be testing generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools. NB: People with disabilities, whites, coloureds and Indians are encouraged to apply for these posts. Applicants are urged to use the e-recruitment system.