Social Worker


NICRO was founded in September 1910, NICRO is one of the largest, most enduring South African non-profit organizations. NICRO specializes in social crime prevention and offender reintegration, boasts a rich, unparalleled history in human rights, juvenile justice and innovative criminal justice reform.

NICRO seeks to appoint a Social Worker to be based in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga.

The purpose of this position is to provide social work services to individuals in conflict with the law, which promote the protection, wellbeing, rehabilitation and best management of these individuals in the criminal justice system. The Social Worker will work toward this goal through the delivery of a range of services and interventions designed to meet desired rehabilitative (behavioural change), criminal justice outcomes (diversion, NCS and offender reintegration) and crime prevention in the communities. The social worker provide a critical connection between the criminal justice system and social services.

BA or B. Social Science Degree in Social Work
Current registration with the SACSSP
Valid driver’s licence mandatory
Must be Bi-lingual – English and Afrikaans speaking
An interest and passion to work with adult and/ or young offenders within the Criminal Justice System
Understanding of Restorative Justice processes
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Must have good administrative & report-writing skills
Must be computer literate
Forward applications to:         Ms Claudine Mare, Area Manager
Email:                                     [email protected]

If you have not been contacted by 6 May 2020 for an interview you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for the position.

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