Website Western Cape Government
The Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has an employment opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent Social Work Policy Developer to develop, implement and maintain social work policies. This post is based in Cape Town, CBD.
Develop, implement and maintain social work policies; Uniform Funding Cycle (UFC) Process; Suspending of UFC funding; Appeal process regarding UFC; Monitor and evaluate NPOs compliance against signed Transfer Payment Agreement (TPA) and compliance against Legislative, Programme Specific Norms and Standards/ Regulatory frameworks; Rapid response following complaint/enquiries about NPOs, or a concern raised by a programme, regions, executive authority or head of department; Registration and or designation of facilities, NPO’s, child headed households, shelters and drop-in centres in terms of the relevant legislation; Accreditation/registration and monitoring of Programme Specific Programmes; Monitoring of service activation in relation to a victim of crime as per relevant legislation; Stakeholder management / Relationship management (international, national, provincial, local and regional); Keep up to date with new developments in the social work field; Administrative functions required in the unit and undertake the higher level administrative functions.
- Knowledge of the following: Analytic, diagnostic, assessment policies, tools, evaluation methods and processes; Social Work legislation; Social work theory and interventions; Information and Knowledge Management; Protocol and professional ethics; Skills needed: Organising and planning; Project planning; Networking; Professional counselling; Policy Analysis and development; Presentation and facilitation; Problem solving and analytical ability; Financial management; Monitoring and evaluation; Contract management; Proven computer literacy; Written and verbal communication.
- Formal Tertiary Qualification in Social Work (e.g. Bachelor of Social Work) that allows professional registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions; Compulsory registration with SACSSP as a Social Worker; A minimum of 8 years appropriate experience in social work after registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP; A valid (Code B or higher) driving licence.
Company: Western Cape Government
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA
Application Deadline: N/A