SOCIAL WORKERS/FAMILY COUNSELLOR (2 POSTS)
SALARY : R257 592 – R298 614 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with the OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
CENTRE : Family Advocate: Durban Ref 21/51/KZN
Family Advocate: Pietermaritzburg Ref 21/52/KZN
REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent relevant qualification which allows for professional registration with the SA Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP); Proof of registration with SACSSP; Knowledge and experience in Mediation; Court experience in rendering expert evidence; Knowledge and application of Family Law, including Mediation in Certain Divorce Matters Act, Children’s Act; Maintenance Act
and Domestic Violence Act (inclusive of Hague Convention on International Child Abduction); A valid driver’s license; Experience in a Forensic setting will be an added advantage. Skills and Competencies: Computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Excellent Communication (written and verbal) skills; Mediation, Interviewing, conflict resolution, evaluation and report writing skills; Diversity and conflict management; Attention to detail.
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Conduct mediation and/or inquiries as part of a multidisciplinary team in care, contact, guardianship, relocation, child abduction and related family law disputes; Evaluate information and compile forensic court reports and make recommendations in the best interest of the child in family law disputes; Act as expert witness for the Family Advocate in Court; Assisting beneficiaries in the functions and
role of the Office of the Family Advocate; Travel to conduct inquiries and interview parties and source references in family law disputes; Case management of matters allocated; Achieve targets set.
ENQUIRIES : Ms V.T. Mlandeliso Tel No: (031) 372 3000 or Ms C.S. Sikhonde Tel No: (031) 372 3000
CLOSING DATE : 12 July 2021
APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number and direct your application to: the Regional Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000 or physical address: Recruitment, First Floor, 2 Devonshire Place off Anton Lembede Street, Durban