Opportunity Type: Part-time Employment

Location: Cape Town

Closing Date: 12 July 2021

Cape Town Child Welfare is South Africa’s oldest and second-largest child welfare organisation. Since 1908, we have helped over a million children emerge from crisis situations ranging from drug/alcohol abuse, poverty, homelessness and crime, to severe neglect and physical and sexual abuse.

Cape Town Child Welfare Society in Athlone is looking to appoint a qualified Educational Psycholigist.  The successful candidate will be a part of a multidisciplinary team providing a service with regard to the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable children.


  • A minimum of 5years experience with working with children with behaviour problems or who have experienced trauma
  • Able to conduct psychological assessment on these children which will guide social workers towards more effective intervention strategies
  • Provide therapeutic group work intervention for these children on a weekly basis
  • Provide a monthly progress report which demonstrates impact made
  • Provide 1hr training session with social workers per month
  • 1yr fixed term contract 60hrs per month
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good self-management and operational skills
  • Good planning and organising skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse team of professionals
  • Good written and communication skills in English and Afrikaans is essential
  • Excellent knowledge of the new Child Care Act Ability to function well under pressure
  • A valid license
  • Computer literate
  • Previous experience would be an advantage

To Apply: 

Send your CV and motivational letter to hr@helpkids.org.za

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