Social worker/Family Counsellor

Introduction

Our client in the government sector is currently seeking a disabled individual for the position as Social WorkerFamily Counselor to start as soon as possible in their Pretoria office.

Description

DUTIES:

  • Conduct mediation and/or inquires as part of multi-disciplinary team in custody, access, guardianship, child abduction and related family law disputes
  • Evaluate information and compile forensic court reports and make recommendations to the best interest of children in family law disputes
  • Act as expert witness for the Family Advocate in Court
  • Network and conduct awareness campaigns regarding the functions and role of the Office of the Family Advocate
  • Travel to townships and rural areas to conduct inquires and interview parties and source references in family law disputes

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Computer Skills
  • Mediation, Interviewing, Conflict resolution, evaluation and report writing skills
  • Diversity and conflict management
  • Attention to detail

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum 3 years appropriate experience in Social Work after registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP
  • Registration with SA Council for Social Service Professionals
  • Knowledge and experience in mediation and applications of Family Law, including Mediation in certain Divorce Matters Act, Children’s Act, Maintance Act and Domestic Violence Act (inclusive of Hague Convention International Child Abduction)
  •  Valid drivers’ license
Profile
  • Under Graduate Degrees – BA (Social Work)
  • Under Graduate Degrees – BA (Psychology)
We offer

R 183 495 – R 417 918

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