Social Worker


Hands of Compassion is a Christian Community based in Johannesburg. It was founded in February 1987 by Ps Alan and Ps Xana McCauley.  The emphasis is on Recovery, Restoration and Reconciliation.James 2:17 So you see, faith by itself isn’t enough. Unless it produces good deeds, it is dead and useless.

Hands of Compassion is a Christian NPO looking for a Social Worker to work in our Children’s Home.

Basic Salary:                       R 18,000 per month

Start Date:                          Immediate

Contract Type:                  4-days a week permanent contract – with a 6-month probation period

The position will be responsible for:
Providing comprehensive social work services to the children and their families
Ensuring that all statutory requirements for the Children’s Home are met
Providing social care and counselling for the children and their families including conducting family visits
Coordinating and processing all applications and departures for the Children’s Home
Coordinating and attending all court proceeding as required
Attending all meetings with various stakeholder forums and the Department of Social Development
Qualifications required:
Registered Social Worker with South African Council for Social Service Profession
Valid driver’s license and own vehicle is essential
English and at least one other South African language is essential
Experience required:
A Minimum of 2 years’ Social Worker experience.
Experience in a Children’s Home environment would be an advantage
Computer Literacy Required
Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook – Intermediate level is essential
All applications should be sent to [email protected] by 12:00 on the  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by us. If you have not heard from us by the 16th February 2022, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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