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Department of Health Social Worker Vacancy

Department of Health has a social work vacancy open for suitable candidates. This job position is best suited for candidates looking for Social work Jobs near me. Those who are interested to do Social work jobs in Johannesburg can apply for this Social worker vacancy. This is a great opportunity for job seekers who are trying to find out highest paying jobs in Johannesburg in the Social work industry.


A four-year Degree in Social Work.
Current Registration with SACSSP as a social worker.
Minimum of 3 years in social work after registration as a social worker with SACSSP.
A minimum of 2 years ‘experience in health care environment and exposure to mental health services will be an added advantage.
Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team.
Knowledge of the legislative framework for Mental Health and other public service and other legislation, policies and procedures as pertains to the Social Work profession and the Gauteng Department of Health. Computer literacy and driver’s license.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Render health social work services with regard to the care, treatment, rehabilitation and reintegration of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities. Implement case, group and community work and prevention and promotion programme to individuals, families and significant others.
Conduct ward screening and attend ward rounds and case presentations.
Provide integrated and specialized social work services within a multidisciplinary team of health and allied professionals. Engage with external stakeholders such as other government departments, NGOs and advocacy groups for mental health care users.
Produce written reports, compile monthly reports and statistics. Ability to work under pressure and extended hours when required.

How to apply:

Applications should be submitted on a (PDF Format only) to the following email address: medicalhr.cmjah@gauteng.gov.za

Only online application will be considered. Use the Reference Number : REFS/008851 as the subject of the email

Applications must be submitted on a new Z83 form click here to download the form, please attach your  C.V, Certified copies (not older than 6 months) of I.D and Qualifications and include three (3) contactable references.

Candidates will be subjected to personnel suitability checks (criminal record check, citizenship verification, qualification/study verification and previous employment verification) Suitable candidates will also be subjected to security clearance processes.

Suitable candidates will undergo a medical screening test.

Suitable candidates will have to disclose his / her financial interest.

The Department of Health reserves the right to fill or not to fill the position.

Due to high volumes of anticipated applications, communication will be limited to the shortlisted candidates only. Should you not hear from us within 3 months after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Enquiries: Ms. M Kamko Tel No: 011 488 4135

Location: Charlotte Maxeke Hospital, Johannesburg, Gauteng

Closing Date: 4 June 2021

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