October 24, 2022

SOCIAL WORK POLICY DEVELOPER GRADE 1: YOUTH AFFAIRS

REF NO: HO 2022/10/42

CENTRE : National Head Office, Pretoria


REQUIREMENTS : Formal tertiary qualification in Social Work (Bachelor of Social Work) that
allows professional registration with the South African Council for Social
Services Professions (SACSSP). Registration with the South African Council
for Social Service Professions (SACSSP) as a social worker plus eight (8)
years appropriate experience in social work after registration as a social worker
with SACSSP. Computer literate. Valid driver’s license. Competencies and
Attributes: Programme development, policy design development, research
management and development, Monitoring and evaluation of programmes and
services. Project management skills. Planning and organizing skills.
Networking skills. Coordination skills. Communication (verbal and written)
skills. Financial management skills. Presentation skills. People management
skills. Ability to compile complex reports. Ability to work under pressure.
Innovation and creative. Ability to work in a team and independently.
Adaptability. Compliant. Assertive.

DUTIES : Initiate, develop and maintain policies for the provision of comprehensive
needs of child and youth offenders. Conduct research regarding child and
youth for effective programme planning and service delivery. Develop systems
and mechanisms to identify and assess offender’s needs. Ensure
maintenances of programme and services of child and youth offenders for
implementation. Co-ordinate and facilitate the workshops of officials dealing
with child and youth offenders in the delivery of services. Co-ordination of
activities for national and international days regarding child and youth
offenders. Networking, consultation and inter-sectoral liaison with relevant
internal and external role players regarding programmes and services to child
and youth offenders. Create awareness campaigns within the department on
child and youth. Participate in the coordination and facilitation of all
departmental actives to be in line with child and youth offenders. Participate in
the review of polices regarding child and youth offenders in line with national
and international norms and standards. Monitoring and evaluation of services
and programmes in respect of child and youth offenders. 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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