Child and Youth Care Supervisor: Professional Services (Clanwilliam), Ref No. DSD 64/2022

Child and Youth Care Supervisor: Professional Services (Clanwilliam), Ref No. DSD 64/2022

Job Purpose The Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has an opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to supervise the care and development of resident(s) placed within a Facility to enhance their well-being. This post is based in Clanwilliam.
Minimum Requirements Senior Certificate (Grade 12 or equivalent qualification); A minimum of 10 years appropriate experience in Child and Youth Care Work after obtaining the required qualification; A valid Code B driving licence.
Recommendation None.
Key Performance Areas Facilitate and supervise the caring for and life space interventions of children and young people will entail the following: Build a positive relationship with residents; Create a caring and stimulating environment for residents; Monitor the implementation of the daily structured programmes; Form part of a multi-disciplinary team; Ensure that the recommended developmental and recreational programmes are implemented by providing continuous support, guidance and advice to sub-ordinates; Monitor and participate in the evaluation of the recommended developmental and recreational programmes; Ensure reporting on progress with developmental and recreational programmes; Participate in the identification of incidents; Continuous professional development; Supervise and perform clerical/administration functions.
Competencies Knowledge of the following: Minimum standards; Performance Management Systems; Child Care Act, policies, legislation, Batho Pele Principles and administrative procedures; New developments and methodologies in Child and Youth Care Work; Proven computer literacy in MS Office; Basic research and analytical skills; Communication (written and verbal) skills; Presentation and facilitation skills; Work effectively with Social Workers and members of multi- sectoral teams in social service delivery.
Remuneration R 202 176 per annum, Grade 1 (OSD as prescribed).

Note on remuneration: Employees’ service benefits or obligations(13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc) are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.

Notes Only applications submitted online at: or will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency test. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.

Should you experience difficulties with your online application, kindly note that technical support (challenges with online application) is only available from Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16.00. You may contact the helpline at 0861 370 214. Otherwise, all other queries relating to the position, kindly contact the enquiries person as indicated in the advert.

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