VACANCIES

DSD Social Workers

Focus on the Family Africa seeks to appoint  a total of 2 social workers to be based in Newcastle, Amajuba and Ladysmith, uThukela

Start Date: February 2019

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Reporting To: Community Development Director

Contract Type: 36 months contract

Responsibilities

  • Implementing of social work services including counselling and programme facilitation.
  • Handling programme logistics (including finance, budgets, reporting) Oversee management and implementation of quality programmes ensuring programme deliverables are within acceptable timelines, budgets, and programme objectives and are responsive to the target communities, as well as in line with organisational principles, values and strategic plans and following donors and compliance procedures
  • Provide input during the planning and budgeting process, making sure that plans and budgets are mission aligned
  • Contributing to the development of programmes (curriculum, activities, worksheets)
  • Administration and operational activities around programme delivery and evaluation
  • He/she will also serve as a primary facilitator and be required to implement workshops and facilitator trainings.
  • Provide monthly, quarterly programme statistics, reports and feedback

 

Education: BA in Social Work with current registration with SACSSP

Knowledge and experience of the principles and practises of the social work profession.

 
Skills: Self-starter and highly motivated, excellent communication skills – verbal and written, for creating and developing a community development network that include government – education department & social development and community organisations. Must be able to work within a strategic framework, business plan and approved budget. Ability to identify opportunities, needs, resources and work with other team members. Excellent administrative skills and comfortable to work at all levels in the organisation. A working knowledge of the MS Office Suite. Ability and willingness to multitask and maintain a high quality of work.
Character:             

 

 

 

Other:

Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ Like attitude in dealing with people within and outside the organisation; adheres to the standard of Moral Conduct and Statement of Faith; Demonstrates behaviours aligned with Focus on the Family’s core values.

A professional level of personal presentation is mandatory; time management ability; and the willingness to travel

Must speak Zulu

A valid driver’s license  and own transport would be an advantage

Criteria:                   The ability to deliver on expected outcomes.

 

To apply, submit a two-page CV and letter of motivation to kudzaim@fotf.co.za

Closing deadline: 5 February 2019

DSD Social Auxiliary Workers

Focus on the Family Africa seeks to appoint a total of 2 social auxiliary workers to be based in   Newcastle, Amajuba and in Ladysmith, uThukela

Start Date: February 2019

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Reporting To: Community Development Director

Contract Type: 36 months contract

Responsibilities

  • Provide care and services to families in Amajuba/ uThukela.
  • Administration and operational activities around programme delivery and evaluation
  • Provide input during the planning and budgeting process, making sure that plans and budgets are mission aligned
  • He/she will also serve as a primary facilitator and be required to implement workshops and facilitator trainings.
  • Provide monthly, quarterly programme statistics, reports and feedback

 

Education: A qualification in Social Auxiliary with current registration with SACSSP

Knowledge and experience of the principles and practises of the social work profession.

 
Skills: Self-starter and highly motivated, excellent communication skills – verbal and written. Excellent administrative skills. A working knowledge of the MS Office Suite. Ability and willingness to multitask and maintain a high quality of work.
Character:             

 

 

 

Other:

Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ Like attitude in dealing with people within and outside the organisation; adheres to the standard of Moral Conduct and Statement of Faith; Demonstrates behaviours aligned with Focus on the Family’s core values.

A professional level of personal presentation is mandatory; time management ability; and the willingness to travel

Must speak Zulu

A valid driver’s license.

Own transport would be an added advantage

Criteria:                   The ability to deliver on expected outcomes.

 

To apply, submit a two-page CV and letter of motivation to kudzaim@fotf.co.za

Closing deadline: 5 February 2019