REF NO 2021/08/06
SALARY : R794 889 per annum, (within the OSD framework)
CENTRE : Head Office (Johannesburg)
REQUIREMENTS : Formal tertiary qualification in Social Work (e.g. Bachelor of Social Work) that
allows professional registration with the SACSSP. Registration with the South
African Council for Social Service Professions as Social Worker. A minimum
of 10 years appropriate experience in social work after registration as Social
Worker with the SACSSP of which 5 years must be appropriate experience in
social work policy development. Skills and Competencies: Project
Management, Planning and organizing, Networking, Communication (written
and verbal) and Professional counselling skills.
DUTIES : Develop/facilitate the development of policies for rending a social work service
in departments. Monitor, interpret and review legislation, policies, and
procedures to determine whether the legislation, policies and procedures are
still relevant and comply with current requirements. Develop proposals to
amend/maintain the relevant acts, policies and procedures and develop new
policies/procedures where required. This includes costing the relevant policies.
Manage a social work policy unit to ensure that the required legislating policies
and procedures are developed through the efficient and effective utilisation of
human resources. Ensure that subordinates are trained and developed to be
able to deliver work of the required standard work. Plan and ensure that social
work policy research and development are undertaken and complex social
work research plans.
ENQUIRIES : Ms V Cimani Tel No: (011) 355 7707
APPLICATIONS : The Department reserves the right to fill or not to fill this position(s).
Applications can be delivered to- The Gauteng Department of Social
Development. 69 Commissioner Street, Perm Building for attention Ms V
Cimani (011) 355 7707.
NOTE : NB: The selection and appointment of candidates is subject to positive vetting
and verification requirements as per government policy and procedures.
CLOSING DATE : 10 September 2021

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