CLOSING DATE : 05 July 2019 at 16h00

REF NO: DSD/86 (X1 POST) Two (02) year contract

SALARY : Grade 1: R384 228 per annum plus 37% in lieu of benefits

CENTRE : DSD Provincial Office: Early Childhood Development

REQUIREMENTS : An undergraduate (NQF level 7) in Social Work as recognised by SAQA. Seven (07) years’ experience as a Social Worker. Experience in the field of ECD and Partial Care will serve as an added advantage. Registration with South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP). Valid driver’s license. Knowledge: Skills and Competencies: Knowledge of ECD Conditional Grants. Education and Social Development strategies and programmes pertaining to ECD. Government policies and approach to ECD. Programme and project management skills. Information and knowledge management skills. People management and empowerment skills. Communication and coordination skills. Planning and organising skills. Policy implementation skills. Business ethics skills. Computer Literacy.

DUTIES : Manage and facilitate the implementation of ECD policies, strategies, minimum technical norms and standards, including practice guidelines in respect of early childhood development conditional grant. Provide technical support to the ECD programme and ensure that all deliverables of the ECD conditional grant are met. Consolidate provincial reports in line with the ECD Conditional Framework. Manage and facilitate capacity building on the ECD conditional grant. Manage and monitor funded ECD Centres.

APPLICATIONS : Applications should be addressed to, The Head of Department, Private Bag X 9710, Polokwane, 0700 or submitted at: 21 Biccard Street, Olympic Towers Building. Ground Floor, Office no 30.

NOTE : Applications should be submitted on the Z83 form obtainable from any Government Institution and must be accompanied by a comprehensive CV and originally certified copies of required qualifications. All the recommended candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks on criminal records, citizenship and educational qualifications. Shortlisted applicants will be required to provide their original IDs on the day of the interviews for verification purposes. Correspondence will be entered into with the shortlisted candidates only and if you do not receive any response from us within three (3) months after the closing date, you may regard your application as unsuccessful. However, should there be any dissatisfaction, applicants are hereby advised to seek reasons for the above administration action in terms of Promotion of Administrative Justice Act (PAJA), Act No.3 of 2000. Faxed or E-mailed applications will not be considered. Applicants must clearly indicate the reference number on the Z83. Failure to comply with the above requirements will results in the disqualification of the application. The Department reserves the right to make an appointment in respect of the advertised post. The employment decision shall be informed by the Employment Equity Plan of the Department. The contents of this Circular will also be posted on the following websites / / and

ENQUIRIES : General enquiries about the advertised posts should be directed to Mr PM Phala/ Mr MJ Sekgobela or Ms ME Gafane at (015) 230 4407/4315/4426