Child Care Worker

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The SA Children’s Home is the oldest welfare organisation in the country. It was founded in 1808 and has continuously provided support to vulnerable children and youth since its inception.

SA Children’s Home seeks to appoint a Child Care worker to be based in Gardens, Cape Town.

Report to: Senior Child Care worker.

Minimum Requirements:
Valid Drivers license
Grade 12
NQF level 4 in Child & Youth Care.
Current SACSSP registration
At least 2 years’ demonstrated experience in a residential Childcare Center, working with young people in crisis, and/or living in an out of homecare situations.
Responsibilities:
Provide warm and emotionally environment for children
Assist with the daily care for children
Assist with finding schools for children
Manage homework
Run developmental programs
Manage the health, safety and hygiene of house and children
Work in consultation with Social Workers
Maintain the handover book and keep team up to date with regards to the children
Competencies:
Must be able to work with at least 10 children at any given time.
Work under pressure and have high levels of emotional intelligence
Ability to maintain professional demeanour while exercising judgment, discretion and discipline in the work.
Communication skills. Childcare workers must be able to talk with parents, teachers and colleagues about the progress of the children in their care.
Patience
Other:

Email your CV with a short covering letter to [email protected]

Please note that only short-listed applications will be contacted

For more about South African Children’s Home, refer to www.sakinderhuis.org

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