Social Worker



Vacant Post: Social Worker: The Haven Shelter: Kensington

The Haven Night Shelter Organisation (, a non – governmental organisation working to help the homeless back to a home, family and community, require a dynamic Social Worker for The Haven – Kensington Shelter. Please note that the post is held at Kensington but renders social work services to 60 clients.

The Haven Night Shelter Organisation’s method is to offer social work services, rehabilitation opportunities, family reunification services, physical care and support available to adult people living on the streets who are committed to reintegration.

The Social Worker will be responsible for all social work services and the development of and monitoring of PDP’s and Exit plans for all clients. The social worker will report to the Shelter Manager.

Minimum Requirements:
Qualified Social Worker registered with SACSSP in South Africa
Code B drivers licence essential -non-negotiable
Successful candidate will need to match The Shelter Manager’s work programme
Experience in managing client information, is a pre-requisite
Efficient handling of PDP with Exit Plans
Experience in scheduling reviews, including the reviews of the exit date
Experience in commencing group work within 3 weeks of taking over. Starting with at least 6 hours of group work per week
No criminal record
Ability to work well with people as a team
Computer literacy – MS Outlook, MS Word and Excel
Ability to work under minimal supervision
Fluency in English, a 2nd language would be beneficial
Experience in the NGO sector will be advantages
Closing Date: 12 March 2021
Salary Package:  R 15 300 per month
Job Type: Permanent

NB. The Haven Night Shelter Welfare Organisation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send two pages CV and motivational letter to [email protected] quoting “Social Worker-Kensington Shelter” in the subject line. Please note if all the relevant documentation (CV or motivational letter) is not attach to your application will not be considered.

If you don’t receive a response from us within 2 weeks of closing date, please consider your application as unsuccessful.