1 Positions:

Social Worker

Working within the social work team the social worker, while acting in the best interests of the child at all times is responsible for;

  • Ensuring that children admitted to the Home are appropriate and that their overall needs are met and their rights are upheld at all times.
  • As parents/family are crucial to the healing of the child, ensuring that contact with the family members is maintained and facilitated.
  • Ensuring that the child is reintegrated back into his/her family/the community and ensure support systems are in place for their well being and survival.

Key performance areas include:


  • Admissions and readmission’s of appropriate patients to the Home.
  • Ensure that a therapeutic environment is maintained within the Home
  • Play an integral role in the multi-disciplined /therapeutic team.
  • Plan for the patients’ future needs and long term care
  • Advocate for the Rights of the Child
  • Admin and report writing
  • Professional development

Skills and requirements:

  • 5 years’ experience in hospital/health environment essential.
  • Ability to speak, read and write Afrikaans.
  • Xhosa would be an advantage.
  • Good administration, report writing, internal and external communication skills.
  • Mediation skills


  • Drive and energy
  • Analysis and problem solving
  • Compassion
  • Assertiveness
  • Team player


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