Social worker


South African Children’s Home:Social Worker

Tuesday 15 December, 2020 – 12:20

South African Children’s Home

Opportunity closing date:

Monday, 28 December, 2020

Opportunity type:


Originally known as the ‘Orphan House’ it was founded in 1808 by Mrs Moller, a wealthy Dutch widow, who was assisted in this task by members of the Groote Kerk and the Evangelical Church, two of the oldest churches in South Africa. Mrs Moller dedicated much of her life to establishing the Children’s Home and upon her death she graciously donated the bulk of her estate to her beloved orphanage.

SA Children’s Home seeks to appoint a Fulltime Qualified Social Worker to be based in Cape Town.

At the Centre we provide a loving, happy and secure home for boys and girls of all ages, race groups and denominations and if you want to be part of this lovely family and you meet our requirements please apply.

Minimum Requirements :

Formal tertiary qualification in Social Work that allows professional registration with the South African Council for Social Services profession as Social worker.
Registration with SA council for Social Services Professions
Valid Drivers licence
A Minimum of at least 5 years of experience as social worker after registration.
Experience in therapy both individual and group therapy

Competencies Knowledge:

Knowledge and experience in Residential Child Care recommended
Knowledge of relevant Children’s legislations
Knowledge and experience in the discussing and completion of children’s IDP and Care Plans.
Reporting writing skills
Good planning and organising skills
Strong computer literacy.
Profession communication skills.

Email your CV with a short covering letter to
Reference Social Worker Vacancy

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application – NGO Pulse Portal

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