The Social Worker provides therapeutic social work services to individuals in conflict with the law, which promote the protection, wellbeing, rehabilitation and best management of these individuals in the criminal justice system.  The Social Worker will work toward this goal through the delivery of a range of services and interventions designed to meet desired rehabilitative (behavioural change), criminal justice outcomes and crime prevention in the communities. The social worker provides a critical connection between the criminal justice system and social services.

Minimum requirements

  • BA Social or B. Social Science Degree in Social Work
  • Current registration with the SACSSP
  • Therapeutic experience
  • Group facilitation experience
  • Valid driver’s licence mandatory
  • Driving school competency report
  • Comfortable to drive around Gauteng
  • Must be bi-lingual, Sesotho and Afrikaans speaking
  • An interest and passion to work with adult and/ or young offenders within the Criminal Justice System
  • Understanding of Restorative Justice processes
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must have good administrative skills
  • Exceptional report-writing skills
  • Must be computer literate
  • Police clearance certificate

To apply forward all applications to (Catherine Dlamini) by 22 September 2023.

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