SOCIAL WORKER GRADE 1 TO 4

SOCIAL WORKER GRADE 1 TO 4

Groote Schuur Hospital

SALARY: Grade 1: R257 592 per annum

Grade 2: R316 794 per annum

Grade 3: R384 228 per annum

Grade 4: R472 551 per annum

CENTRE: Groote Schuur Hospital

REQUIREMENTS: Minimum educational qualification: Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (or equivalent). Registration with a professional council: Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as a Social Worker. Experience: Grade 1: None after registration. Grade 2: A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience in social work after registration as a Social Worker with the SACSSP. Grade 3: A minimum of 20 years of appropriate experience in social work after registration as a Social Worker with the SACSSP. Grade 4: A minimum of 30 years of appropriate experience in social work after registration as a Social Worker with the SACSSP. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Ability to render clinical social work practice, with particular experience in psychiatry and a member of a multi-disciplinary team in a Specialist Acute Health Care setting. Sound knowledge and skill in psychiatric social work, assessment skills, family and group and individual therapy skills. Computer literacy, good verbal and written communication skills in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Student Supervision competency on a master’s degree level.

DUTIES: Provide Family therapy, group therapy, individual therapy to in-patients as well as the provision of social work services in the psychiatric emergency unit. Provide Social work specialist knowledge and skills to services within the Psychiatric outpatient department. Clinical Supervision of master’s degree level students. Report-writing and related administration. Research teach and train.

ENQUIRIES: Mr A De Vos Tel No: (021) 404-5430

APPLICATIONS: Applicants apply online: www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs (click “online applications”)

NOTE: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. “Candidates, who are not in possession of the stipulated registration requirements, may also apply. Such candidates will only be considered for appointment on condition that proof of application for registration to register with the relevant council and proof of payment of the prescribed registration fees to the relevant council are submitted with their job application/on appointment. This concession is only applicable to health professionals who apply for the first time for registration in a specific category with the relevant council (including individuals who must apply for a change in registration status)”.

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