CHILD & YOUTH CARE WORKER GR1 (3 POSTS)
SALARY : R199 188 per annum
CENTRE : BCM: John X Merrimen. Ref No: DSD 31/03/2020
NMM: X2 Enkuselekweni Secure Care Centre. Ref No: DSD 32/03/2020
OR Tambo: Qumbu Secure Centre Ref No: DSD 33/03/2020
REQUIREMENTS : An appropriate NQF Level 4 (Grade 12) or equivalent qualification. A minimum of 10 years’ appropriate experience in child and youth care work post after obtaining the required qualification. 5 years’ experience in a substance abuse environment. Computer literacy. A valid driver’s licence will be an added advantage as well as FET or BQCC Qualification in Child and Youth Care. Competencies: Managerial and leadership skills. Knowledge of the relevant policies pertaining to child care.
Be able to implement and manage administrative procedures, and new development and methodologies in child care work. Good communication skills. Conflict management and problemsolving skills. The ability to interpret policies and legislation. Planning and organizing skills. Basic research and analytical skills. Presentation and facilitation skills. Monitoring and evaluation skills. People management and empowerment skills. Understanding. Non-judgmental. Respectful and caring. Assertive. Tolerant. The ability to motivate.
DUTIES : Supervise staff to ensure an effective care service. Facilitate and supervise the caring for and life space interventions of children and young people. Form part of a multidisciplinary team. Keep up to date with new developments in the child and youth care and substance abuse field. Supervise and perform clerical/administration functions. Compile shift schedule for child and youth care workers and team leaders.
ENQUIRIES : can be directed to Ms Z. Moyeni at Tel No: (043) 605-5101 or Ms A Njaba Tel No: (043) 605-5110
NOTE : N.B preference will be given to persons with disabilities.
Buffalo City Metro: The District Director, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X9066, East London 5200, or hand deliver at Ideal Homes Building, No 170 Oxford Street, East London, for the attention of Ms P. Kula Enquiries may be directed to Mr M. Yonana at Tel No: (043) 705-5650/Ms P. Kula Tel No: (043) 705-5638.
Nelson Mandela Metro: The District Director, Department of Social Development, Private bag X 3906 North End 5056 or hand delivered at Room 208, Ibhayi Bulding, Straundale Road Enquiries may be directed to Ms L. Thompson Tel No: (041) 406-5750
O.R. Tambo: The District Director, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X 6000, Umtata, 5099 or hand delivered to at Room No 1045, 10th floor Botha Sigcau Building, for the attention of Ms Z. Dlanjwa. Enquiries may be directed to Ms Z. Dlanjwa at Tel No: (047) – 5310944.