Child and Youth Care Worker: Professional Services (5 posts in Clanwilliam)

Child and Youth Care Worker: Professional Services (5 posts in Clanwilliam)
Job Purpose The Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has five (5) opportunities for suitably qualified and competent individuals to render care and developmental life space work of a routine nature to resident(s) (children, youth, adult(s) or service user) in need of care / in conflict with the law. These posts are stationed in Clanwilliam.
Minimum Requirements A Grade 12 qualification (Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification) Experience: Grade 1: No experience; Grade 2: Minimum of 10 years appropriate experience in Child and Youth Care Work after having obtained the required qualification.
Recommendation Relevant qualification that allows for registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP); Registration with the SACSSP as a registered Child and Youth Care Worker.
Key Performance Areas Receive children and youth to the care facility after admission; This would include the following actions: Engagement; Assessment / Plan of Action; Implementation of Developmental and Recreational Programs; Monitor and evaluation of developmental and recreational programs; Referral of professional services (e.g. appointment register, observation book, occurrence book); Enhance participation of the learners at the Facility in sport, recreation, arts and culture programmes and services; Continuous Professional Development; Perform administrative work and clerical functions as required.
Competencies Knowledge of the following: Developmental programmes; Clerical/ Administrative processes and procedures; Rules and procedures of the care centre; Planning and organising skills; Ability to intervene and resolve conflict; Problem solving skills; Planning and organising skills; Conduct him/herself in a respectful manner when dealing with clients; Communication (written and verbal) skills; Proven computer literacy; Have the ability to work with children in conflict with the law.
Remuneration Grade 1: R 143 073 – R 159 603 per annum; Grade 2: R 169 332 – R 190 575 per annum, (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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