Our Vision

is to act as an integral part of a welcoming and enabling environment where refugees are integrated within South Africa


Social Auxiliary Worker (Port Elizabeth)

CTRC is looking for a Social Auxiliary worker to provide assistance and support to a social
worker with the promotion of social change, problem solving in human relationships and the
empowerment and liberation of people to enhance social well-being under the guidance and supervision
of the social worker.

The Social Auxiliary worker will provide assistance and support to the social worker with the rendering
of a social work service with regard to the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable
individuals, groups, families and communities through the relevant programs in the Eastern Cape.

Qualifications and Skills

  -  Auxiliary Social Worker diploma
  -  Registration with the SACSSP
  -  Fluency in written and spoken English

  -  Third Language in one of the refugee producing countries in Africa an advantage
  -  Excellent time management  capacity, organizational skills as well as written and oral
     communication skills
  -  Valid driver’s license advantageous
  -  Computer Literacy
  -  Experience facilitating and conducting group training
  -  Experience working with refugees or in the area of human rights is desirable
  -  Knowledge of sexual and reproductive health and HIV/AIDS and different form of abuse is
  -  counseling and presentation skills;
  -  Background of being a parent or a direct caregiver to a child;
  -  Able to take initiative, work independently and has great attention to detail
  -  Ability to work independently as well as a team player
  -  Report writing skills
  -  Strong leadership skills
  -  Ability to interact comfortably and effectively with people from different background.

Key Performance Areas

  -  Assist the social worker to attend to any other matters that could result in, or stem from, social
     instability of any form.
  -  Collect and provide information for the identification of appropriate interventions required to
     address the identified conditions.
  -  Assist with the development and planning of programs to render the recommended interventions
     efficiently, effectively and economically.
  -  Implementation of the recommended interventions by providing continuous support, basic
     counseling and guidance to the affected individuals, groups, families and communities.
  -  Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the recommended interventions, report on progress and
     assist in identifying further/amended interventions to address the identified conditions.
  -  Able to provide practical support inter alia material support, emotional support and practical
     arrangements to beneficiaries.
  -  Collect and provide information for the performance of statutory functions by the social worker
  -  Able to conduct research by completing questionnaires, processing research data and implementing
     research findings.
  -  Conduct promotion, prevention, protection, and rehabilitation, outreach, and empowerment
     initiatives in the social work field.
  -  Facilitate social cohesion and community peace building workshops for school leaners, youth out of
     school, community leadership and government officials.
  -  Attend meetings, workshops, symposia, conferences and any other relevant developmental
     activities to take cognizance of the latest developments in the relevant field.
  -  Perform administrative support functions in support of the social worker as required of the job.
  -  Schedule and adequately document external and internal referral appointments, if necessary, for
  -  Participate and assist with the annual review and revision process of Standard Operating Procedures
     for the Psychosocial Programme
  -  Responsible for compiling statistics for areas assigned to this position, related to psychosocial on a
     monthly basis for director
  -  Maintain an accurate and professional filing system for operations for the psycho-social department.
  -  Provide written reports as required on the completion of activities.
  -  Attendance to relevant in-house, community and donor meetings.
  -  Contribute to the development and delivery to the development of work plans, annual plans,
  -  strategic plan and organisational assessments.
  -  Contribute to reviews of the organization’s policies and procedures relating to services to clients

To apply, submit detailed CV with cover letter and 3 contactable references via e-mail to cv@ctrc.co.za
Closing date is 05 March 2017
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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