Social Worker Job in Johannesburg, Gauteng at AMANDLA / Safe-Hub –
Interested in driving psychosocial support in a developmental ecosystem?
TYPE: Fixed Term, Full-time
LOCATION: Safe-Hub D-Lab Precincts in Jabulani (Soweto), Alexandra, and other Gauteng based sites
START DATE: July 1st, 2022
ENTITY: Safe-Hub NPC
SALARY: CTC Market Related
Operated by AMANDLA, the Jabulani Development Precinct (“DLab”) consists of several components, and multiple partners, that play a complementary role in creating the platform for multi-sector collaboration, offering sustainable and holistic support for young people, their families and their communities. Precinct Collaboration is driven through a Collective Impact approach.
To develop and implement the AMANDLA psychosocial support programme in support of its objectives and mandate, including but not limited to the following core tasks:
✓ Manage psychosocial service provision in a multi-site environment
✓ Plan and develop training content for psycho-educational training groups
✓ Train and support Precinct Coordinators to implement psycho-educational sessions.
✓ Plan, design, manage and deliver Student Welfare activities for precinct Frontline Youth Staff.
✓ Provide counselling to precinct staff and Frontline Youth Staff.
✓ Provide oversight of the Child Protection system and manage statutory referrals for protection/care.
✓ Identify, establish and manage delivery partnerships.
CORE COMPETENCIES, ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS and PREFERENCES
✓ Master’s Degree in Social Work degree in Social Work
✓ Clinical Social Worker training and qualification (preferred)
✓ Registration as a Social Worker with the SACSSP
✓ Experience of working within a youth support environment (required)
✓ Strong Computer Literacy Skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PPT, SharePoint)
Experience and Skills:
✓ 5-7 years of experience as a Social Worker (required) ✓ Excellent written and spoken communication skills (required)
✓ 2-3 years of general programme management (required) ✓ Basic understanding of Human Resource Management and
✓ Experience in training content development (required) practical implementation of related policy and procedure
✓ Facilitation and training skills (required) (required).
✓ Experience in therapeutic counselling of young people ✓ Ability to coordinate administrative & financial processes
(required). within a complex environment and ensure activities are
✓ Experience in working in under resourced communities completed both timeously and to the required standard
✓ Code B driver’s license (required) ✓ Fluency in English (required)
✓ Proven ability of effectively working in a multi-site ✓ Proficiency in seSotho and/or isiZulu (required) environment (required)
✓ Enthusiasm for holistic youth development, training & ✓ Strong ability to deliver practical activities, training content employment for social transformation and assessment frameworks
✓ Strong organisational and time management skills ✓ Strong commitment to changing young people’s lives
✓ Resilient and resourceful in adapting to operational demands, ✓ Ability to lead a team and develop individual staff members to manage multiple tasks; and the ability to work under ✓ Ability to work independently with attention to detail pressure
Application closing date: May 27th, 2022
Regrettably, we are unable to contact all applicants. If you have not heard from us by June 10th, 2022, please consider your application unsuccessful. For more information about Safe-Hub, refer to www.safe-hub.org
Job Types: Full-time, Permanent
- Do you have experience of working within a youth support environment?
- Social Worker: 5 years (Required)
- Program Management: 2 years (Preferred)
- English (Required)
- seSotho and/ or isiZulu (Preferred)
- Code B driver’s license (Required)
Application Deadline: 2022/05/27
About the Company
Company: AMANDLA / Safe-Hub –
Company Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng