October 24, 2022

SOCIAL WORK POLICY DEVELOPER

REF NO: HO 2022/10/41

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, presentation and 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 females, elderly and offenders with disabilities. Develop policies and
procedures on females, aged and disabled offenders. Conduct research
regarding females, aged and disabled offenders for effective programme
planning and service delivery. Develop systems and mechanisms to identify
and assess offender’s needs. Ensure maintenance of programme and services
of females, aged and disabled offenders for implementation. Co-ordinate and31
facilitate the workshops of officials dealing with females, aged and disabled
offenders in the delivery of services. Co-ordination of activities for national and
international days regarding females, aged and disabled offenders.
Networking, consultation and intersectoral liaison with relevant internal and
external role players regarding programmes and services to the females, aged,
and disabled offenders. Create awareness within the department on females,
aged and disabled offenders. Participate in the coordination and facilitation of
all departmental activities to be in line with national and international norms
and standards. Monitoring and evaluation of services and programmes in
respect of females, aged and disabled 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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