Social Worker


Cape Town Child Welfare is South Africa’s oldest and second-largest child welfare organisation. Since 1908, we have helped over a million children emerge from crisis situations ranging from drug/alcohol abuse, poverty, homelessness and crime, to severe neglect and physical and sexual abuse.

Cape Town Child Welfare Society in Athlone seeks to appoint a qualified and Registered Social Worker with the South African Counsel for Social Service Professionals. The successful candidate will be a part of a multidisciplinary team providing a social work service with regard to the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable children.

The following are minimum requirements for the post:
Strong interpersonal skills
Good self-management and operational skills
Good planning and organising skills
Ability to work with a diverse team of professionals
Co-ordinate parental and group work programmes
Providing support to Auxiliary and Community Development Workers
Experience in community work
Good written and communication skills in English and Afrikaans (Xhosa would be an advantage)
Excellent knowledge of the new Child Care Act
Ability to function well under pressure
A valid license
Computer literate
Previous experience would be an advantage
Please send your CV, proof of registration, motivational letter and salary requirements to:
[email protected]
*CTCWS reserves the right not to make an appointment.

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