Child Care Worker Jobs at Abrahamkriel NGO

Incumbent is a member of the multidisciplinary team, who reports to the Assistant Manager Langlaagte Campus. The Childcare worker should assist with the developmental, coaching and educational needs of the youth.


  • The incumbent is primarily responsible for the effective management of the house unit and therefore is responsible for the planning, organizing and control of all aspects pertaining to the household
  • Is responsible for providing a warm, safe and emotionally supportive environment for the youth, where the well-being of the residents, some of whom may have challenging and difficult behaviours, is paramount to the success of the role
  • Work in consultation with the multidisciplinary team members and report problem behaviour using the referral forms in writing to the Social Implement resident “Support Plans” (IDP) within work structure. Maintain the handover book and keep the team up to date with the youth’s development progress
  • The Incumbent promotes good behaviour to the youth with regard to authority and authoritative figures, supports and encourage the youth to reach their full potential, reports general scholastic problems to the social
  • Takes responsibility for the supplement and safe keeping of the first aid box and prescribed medication


  • At least two years extensive demonstrated experience in working with young people in crisis, especially traumatised children, and/or living in an out of home care
  • Possess the required knowledge, skills, altitude and strategies to be able to work effectively with traumatised children who display challenging behaviours,
  • Be able to work with at least 10 children at any given time
  • Prioritise, the ability to work both independently and as an active team member
  • Work under pressure, and have high levels of emotional intelligence

Ability to maintain professional demeanour while exercising judgment, discretion and discipline in work Minimum Requirements

  • Senior Certificate a must have
  • Experience in Child and Youth Care work highly advantages
  • Be able to read, write and speak English and Afrikaans a