October 24, 2022

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR: RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT (SPIRITUALCARE)

REF NO: HO 2022/10/26

CENTRE : National Head Office, Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : Recognized degree or national diploma in Theology from an accredited
theological institution or equivalent qualification. Ordination as a minister of
church/faith with 3-5 years supervisory experience. Computer literate. Valid
driver’s license. Competencies and Attributes: Knowledge and skills in
research methodology, programme development and programme facilitation.
Knowledge and skills in the development of needs-based spiritual care
programmes for people in a correctional environment. Understanding of and
able to work in a multi-faith environment. Ability to network with different
churches, faiths and stakeholders. Presentation and decision-making skills.
Experience in coaching and mentoring. Financial management. Project
management. Problem solving. Conflict and change management.
Understanding of public service policy and legislative framework in which
spiritual care in correctional services function.


DUTIES : Determine research needs and conduct research. Ensure effective
administration and control over research projects related to spiritual care
programmes for offenders according to DCS Policy. Develop and present
needs based spiritual care programmes. Implement, monitor and evaluate
policies and procedures. Empower spiritual care personnel. Market spiritual
care services and establish partnership with internal and external stakeholders.
Implement the moral renewal programme for offenders. Liaise with internal and
external stakeholders in the implementation of programmes and enhancement
of social reintegration services. Manage spiritual care programmes and
projects. Management of human resources, finance and assets.


ENQUIRIES : Mr Mokotjo TN Tel No: 012 307 2039/ Mr Y Naidoo Tel No: 012 307 2079/ Ms
TP Baloyi Tel No: 012 305 8589 or Ms Khumalo NS Tel No: 012 307 2174.

APPLICATIONS : All applications must be forwarded to: National Head Office: Department of
Correctional Services, Post Advertisement Section, Private Bag X136,
Pretoria, 0001 OR hand deliver at: 124 WF Nkomo Street, Poyntons Building,
Cnr WF Nkomo and Sophie De Bruyn Street, Pretoria, 0001 (Previous: Cnr
Church and Schubart Street)

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