Earn R308 247.00 Per Annum Plus Benefits As A Social Worker At The Department of Health, Gauteng

Earn R308 247.00 Per Annum Plus Benefits As A Social Worker At The Department of Health, Gauteng

  • Location: Standerton, South Africa
  • Number of Vacancies: 2
  • Closing Date: 31 May 2024

About The Department of Health, Gauteng

The Department of Health aims to provide quality health services and ensure a caring climate for service users, implement best-practice health care strategies, create a positive work environment for staff, and provide appropriate and top-quality training for health workers. The department’s vision is to provide high-quality, efficient and accessible healthcare to transform people’s lives. Its mission is to create an effective public healthcare system in Gauteng by ensuring that is has the right people, skills, system and equipment to provide the care Gauteng patients need to live healthy and quality lives.

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Key Responsibilities

Render quality Social Work services and care to patients, families, groups and community by utilizing social work theory, techniques, and models. Conduct psychosocial assessment to patients and families regarding the implication of illness. Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the intervention. Ensure that everyday records of social work interventions, processes and outcomes are produced and maintained as well as compile accurate statistics. Must be able to work within teams including social work teams and the multidisciplinary teams.

Must be able to plan and organize own work. Participate in the Performance Management and Development System. Must be able to meet due dates and participate and assist with the conducting of regular audits of social work staff records. The applicant should be willing to rotate within the different Units, including psychiatry. Participate in the Continuous Professional Development activities. Attend to any other Social Work matters delegated to.


Formal tertiary qualification in Social Work. A bachelor’s degree in social work (4 years). Registration with South African Council for Social Service Profession (SACSSP). Current registration with the Council. Registration certificate from the SACSSP. Drivers’ licence will serve as an added advantage.

Notes For Applications

Applications should be done through E-Recruitment portal – http//www.professionaljobcenter.gpg.gov.za. No emailed, posted or hand delivered applications will be accepted. Applications must be submitted on a fully completed and signed new Z83 form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. The completed and signed form should be accompanied by a recently updated CV. Only Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified copies of qualifications and ID before interview. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Medical Surveillance will be conducted on the recommended applicants. People with disability are welcome to apply. Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications. Qualifications of candidates recommended for appointment will be verified. Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). Candidates will be subjected to security screening and vetting process. Applications received after closing date will not be accepted. The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment. Candidates will be expected to be available for selection interviews on the date, time and place determined by the Department. Please Note: The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know.

Download Z83 Form Here.

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