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Social Worker

Main Responsibilities:
• Conduct individual assessment of children/ youth /adults as clients
• Create an individual development plan with activities to meet social and emotional needs
• Offering information and support to adults/youth/children and their families to enable people to lead the fullest lives possible through crime prevention/victim empowerment programmes;
• Maintaining accurate records and approving written reports for legal action taken by the court;
• Liaising with stakeholders (probation officers and advocates from courts, police officers in charge of crime prevention, GDSD Supervisors of probation officers and Managers of crime prevention programmes) and
making referrals to, other agencies;
• Conducting training sessions and workshops for clients, parents, beneficiaries according to the Valued Citizens Programmes
• Ensuring accreditation of programmes
• Participating in multidisciplinary teams and meetings regarding Valued Citizens Programmes and Child Justice Forum, Case Flow Management Meetings, VEP Forums and others identified
• Maintaining accurate records and preparing reports for legal action;
• Participating in training, supervision and team meetings;
• Communicating on weekly basis with Operations Manager about needs, concerns, ideas to get programmes and organisation accredited as required;
• Providing attendance registers on monthly basis and writing reports to partners when required

Job Requirements: 

- A generalist social work degree (BA MSW or B. Soc. Sci. Degree in Social Work).
- Minimum of 3 years’ experience in the statutory process
- Current registered with the SACSSP
- Must have own transport
- Strong understanding of the Children’s Act and the Child Justice Act
- Understanding of Restorative Justice processes
- Must be Bi-lingual, English and another South African Official languages
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Good report writing skills
- Must be computer literate(Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
- Send curriculum-vitae and motivational letter

Job Type: 

Permanent

Company Name: 

Valued Citizens Initiative

Company Location: 

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