Department of Correctional Service is hiring


KwaZulu/Natal Region:

Durban Med B X2 (Ref: KZN 2019/02/15)

Salary R 242 553.00 per annum


BA Degree Social Work and registration with the South African Council of Social Service Professions. Computer literacy. Valid driver’s licence.
Competencies and attributes: Conversancy with Acts policies and legislation pertaining to Social Work practice, understanding of Human Behavioural systems, Social Work environment, empowerment, confidentiality, time management, listening skills, good interpersonal skills, client orientation, good communication skills, empathy, tactfulness, integrity and honesty, report writing skills, adaptability and conflict management. Ability to coordinate, collaborate with internal and external stakeholders.


Manage the provision of needs-based social work services to offenders within the Management Area. Conduct research and social work administration. Conduct individual assessments. Market social work services. Monitor and evaluate social work interventions. Provide guidance to subordinate and ensure that the requirements of the operational plans are complied with. Manage human re-sources, finances and assets


For applications to be accepted, applications must be submitted on form Z83 (Public Service Application form), obtainable from any Public Service Department, and must be completed in full. Applications must be accompanied by a CV and certified copies of qualifications and ID NOT older than 3 months. Where an advertisement states that a valid Driver’s Licence is required, then please submit a certified copy of your licence. NB: Indicate the reference number, Regional Office or Management Area and position you are applying for on your application form (Z83) and post your complete application to the relevant addresses as indicated below:

KwaZulu/Natal Region: Postal Address: Head Recruitment, Private Bag X 9126, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 Contact person: Mrs GJ Mchunu at 033 355 7386/ Mr SM Dlamini at 033 355 7367/Ms SN Zikalala at 033 355 7368 Physical Address: 1 Eugene Marais Road, Napierville, Pietermaritzburg

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