Social Auxiliary Workers

Opportunity closing date:

Friday, 11 December, 2020

Opportunity type:


The Centre for Positive Care (CPC) is a Non Profit Organization working in three provinces namely Limpopo, Gauteng and North West, with a vision that all sex workers receive high quality treatment, care and support to improving their quality of life and productivity, and supporting the National Strategic Plan of South Africa in reducing HIV, STI and TB  and to ensure greater participation and involvement of targeted beneficiaries in community systems strengthening and reproductive health and rights services.

CPC seeks to appoint Two (2) Social Auxiliary Workers to be based in the following Districts, in West Rand District (Gauteng Province) X1 and Sekhukhune District  (Limpopo Province) X1. Please indicate in your covering letter the District you wish to apply for.

The Social Auxiliary Worker (SAW) in the Sex Work programme will primarily be responsible for conducting individual assessments and providing therapeutic interventions for sex workers and the programme team.The Further Education and Training Certificate (FETC) in Social Auxiliary Work (one year) or a two- or three-year diploma in Social Work.
Social Auxiliary Workers X2.

Educational requirements:

Minimum of two to three years’ relevant experience post qualification
Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP)
Computer literacy in MW Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Driver’s licence will serve as an added advantage


Experience in social auxiliary work.
Experience in working in HIV programmes with key populations. Experience in sex work programming is beneficial.
Experience in providing therapeutic interventions to women, victims of GBV, key populations.
Facilitation skills.
Planning and organisational skills.
Good communication skills.
Report writing and interpersonal skills
Administrative skills
Good interpersonal skills, including being a team player.
Non-judgmental, trustworthy and empathetic personality.
Demonstrate strong professional attitude and behaviour at all times.
Ability to travel as and when required.

Roles and responsibilities

Provide support in the implementation of the Economic empowerment (EE) programme:

Identify and refer sex workers to the EE programme
Attend EE trainings when applicable
Work with the ESL mentor and ESL service provider in monitoring and support of the sex workers plan/goals

Attend monthly SR SP meetings

Follow-up on issues raised or referred by the mentor or ESL SP
Support with retention of the SW in the EE programme

Support the SR and SP during the EE Referral process

Follow-up with sex workers attendance on selected streams i.e. Work opportunities, Entrepreneurship or education
Participate in stakeholder meetings

Required experience:

Minimum 2 years’ experience as a social auxiliary worker.

To apply, submit a detailed CV and covering letter with certified copies of qualification to And please note that late applications will not be considered.