Department of Public Service and Administration
Department of Public Service and Administration Is Currently Seeking for SOCIAL WORK MANAGER Position suitable candidate who is eligible to handle all the responsibilities and is qualified for the position. All the information required for this position to know by the candidate is given below specifically. apply online for this position by clicking on the apply now button and fill the Department of Public Service and Administration application Form. The Position Is available in Cradock, Eastern Cape the candidates nearby willing to apply are also invited to apply online for this vacancy.
|Hiring Authority: Department of Public Service and Administration Careers
Position: SOCIAL WORK MANAGER Jobs
Location: Cradock, Eastern Cape
Qualification: Matric, Grade 12, Diploma/ Degree
Salary Estimated: R 878 778 per annum
Job Requirements & Responsibilities
National Senior Certificate plus Bachelor of Social Work. Latest proof of
registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions
(SACSSP) as Social Worker. Minimum of 10 (ten) years appropriate/
recognizable experience in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker
with the SACSSP. A valid South African driver’s license. Competencies: Expert
knowledge of the: Social Service Profession’s Act 110 of 1978, White Paper for
Social Welfare 1997, Quality Assurance Framework for Social Welfare
Services, Social Welfare Services Framework 2013, Supervision Framework
with its Revised Generic Intervention process tools and a good understanding
of Guidelines for the Management of workload of Social Service Practitioners
(SSPs). Knowledge of Legislations of all Core Programmes of the Department
such as Children’s Act 38, 2005 as amended, Older Person’s Act 13, 2006,
Prevention of and Treatment for Substance Abuse Act, 2008, Child Justice Act,
2008. Innovative: Must be able to generate ideas and innovative approaches
in order to contribute solutions to problems. Problem solving and analysis: Must
be able identify, define, and solve problems by analyzing situations and
applying critical thinking. Diversity management: Must be able to work
effectively and co- operatively with persons of diverse backgrounds.
Communication: Must be able to write formal documentations (i.e., reports) and
communicate verbally through the selection of relevant delivery mechanisms.
Teamwork and collaboration: Must be able manage and build cohesive work
teams, work effectively within teams including social work teams,
multidisciplinary teams and multi- sectoral teams. Applied strategic thinking:
Must be able to operationalize and implement the strategic imperatives and
policies. Financial management: Must be able to plan the work- unit’s budget
required to achieve unit objectives. Developing others: Must be able to
develop, coach and foster long term learning of others. Conflict management:
Must be able to resolve disagreements and conflicts in a constructive manner.
Networking and building bonds: Must be able to build and maintain a network
of professional relations. Planning and organizing: Must be able to plan and
organize the work of the work unit and groups. Project management: Must be
able to plan and manage projects in order to deliver on time, within cost and at
the required quality level. Understanding social work values and principles:
Must demonstrate social work values and the principles of human rights and
social justice. Be Computer literate.
DUTIES : Strengthen developmental social welfare service delivery through legislative
and policy reforms. Manage the development, review and monitor the
implementation of policies, strategies, guidelines and legislation for regulation
of Social Service Practitioners. Capacity Building and monitoring the
implementation of the framework for social welfare in line with the White Paper
for Social Welfare (1997). Develop, review, capacity building and monitoring
the implementation of the Quality Assurance Framework for social welfare
services (2012). Capacity Building and monitoring the implementation of the
Social Service Professions Act no. 110 of 1978. Conduct capacity building and
monitoring the implementation of the framework for social welfare services.
Monitor the implementation of Supervision for social welfare service as well as
guidelines for workload management. Establish and strengthen collaborations
for Social Welfare Services. Establish an effective and efficient institutional
framework for regulation of Social Service Practitioners. Develop and
implement programmes for professional support services. Develop and
monitor the implementation of induction policy and induction programme for
Social Service Practitioners in line with the Social Service Professions Act no.
110 of 1978. Manage and empower Social Service Practitioners employed by
the Department in line with the Public Service Act and in adherence to Code of
Conduct and Course of Ethics. Conduct developmental quality assurance
assessments to NGOs funded by the Department of Social Development.
Ensure alignment of plans and budgets. Formulate and Analyze policies and
provide guidance to the provision of social work service of the highest, most
advanced, and specialized nature within defined area(s) of specialization
regarding the relevant legislations and programmes in partnership with
stakeholders. Attend and give professional guidance to any other matters that
could result in, or stem from, social instability in any form. Coordinate and
Facilitate access to accredited training with continuous personnel development
(CPD) points acquired by Social Service Practitioners. Coordinate and facilitate
the establishment of various national and provincial fora to engage Social Work
Supervisors. Manage database, provision of reports on recruitment and
retention of social service practitioners. Evaluate the impact of the
programmes, submit project plan, budget proposals and make
recommendations for programmes
Fill The Department of Public Service and Administration Application Form From the Link Given Above And Wait For the application to be processed once your application gets shortlisted you will be informed by the authority and called for the interview or examination processed by the company. Good luck For your job Search!
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