Auxiliary Child and Youth Care workers

Full-time

The Homestead Projects for Streetchildren: Auxiliary Child and Youth Care workers

Tuesday 1 December, 2020 – 11:02

The Homestead Projects for Streetchildren

Opportunity closing date:

Monday, 14 December, 2020

Opportunity type:

Employment

The Homestead Projects for Street Children,successfully transitions neglected and traumatised children away from the street, back home or on to successful independent living through a holistic set of prevention, outreach, stabilisation, residential care, and family reunification and youth transition programmes. The Homestead works with chronically neglected, abused, and abandoned children as well as with children living, working and begging on the street.

The Homestead seeks to appoint three new Auxiliary Child and Youth Care workers to be based at the Homestead CYCC in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Requirements:

Certificate in Child and Youth Work.
Valid and current SACSSP registration
Valid Drivers license
Willingness to work shifts; Including night shifts, public holidays and  weekends
Willingness to work with boys between the ages of 7 and 17
Fluency in English and either Afrikaans or Xhosa
Must be passionate about developing and empowering children towards success.
Ability to work within a team, a self starter, with initiative, accountability, integrity and drive.

Salary consummate with experience between R5500 to R6000 per month plus provident fund.

To apply submit CV, a copy of drivers licence, proof of qualifications, SACSSP  registration, and 2 contactable references, one of which must be a previous employer to Julia@thehomestead.org.za .

Applicants who do not get a response within two weeks of the closing date have been unsuccessful.  The Homestead cannot respond to all applicants.  Short listed applicants will have to agree to undergo pre-employment polygraph interview investigation, to be checked against the Child Protection Register, and other reference/character checks.