Monday , February 26 2024

Western Cape Government Internships 2023 – Social Work Policy Developer

Website Western Cape Government

Job Description:

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.

Job Responsibilities:

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.

Job Requirements:

  • 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.

Job Details:

Company: Western Cape Government

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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