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REF NO: DSD/2019/37

SALARY: Grade 1: R257 592 per annum

CENTRE: Capricorn District: Mashashane (X1), Mopani District: Namakgale One Stop Centre (X1), Matswi (X1), Sekhukhune District: Fetakgomo (X1) R

EQUIREMENTS: An appropriate Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification as recognized by SAQA. Current registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP). A valid driver’s license (with the exception of persons with disabilities). Knowledge and Skills: Knowledge and understanding of human behaviour, social systems and skills to intervene at a point where people interact with their environment in order to promote their well-being. Knowledge of programme and project management skills. Information and knowledge management skills. People management and empowerment skills. Communication and coordination skills. Computer literacy.

DUTIES: Render an advanced and specialized social work services with regard to care, protection and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities. Conduct advanced and specialized assessment aimed at identifying condition and justify relevant intervention. Implement the recommendations on the appropriate intervention required to address the needs and provide continuous support. Support lower level employees. Produce and maintain records of social work interventions, processes and outcomes. Undertake social work research and development, contribute to and assist with the development of policies. Perform all the administrative functions required of the job.

ENQUIRIES: General enquiries about the advertised posts should be directed to Mr PM Phala/ Mr MJ Sekgobela or Ms ME Gafane at Tel No: (015) 230 4407/4315/4426


APPLICATIONS : Applications may be posted to URS Response Handling, P O Box 11506, Tiegerpoort, 0056; submitted electronically via email: or via fax: 086 415 5709.

FOR ATTENTION : URS Response Handling Tel No: (012) 811 1900

CLOSING DATE : 06 September 2019

NOTE : The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process and the verification of educational qualification certificates. Applications must be submitted on a signed Z83 Form (application form), obtainable from any Public Service department website, and should be accompanied by a comprehensive CV as well as certified copies of ID and all qualifications. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide proof of such evaluation. Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date will not be considered. It is important to note that it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all information and attachments in support of the application are submitted by the due date. Due to the large number of responses anticipated, correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. Thank you for the interest shown in the Department.