Reference Number : REFS/008851

Directorate : MENTAL HEALTH

Number of Posts : 2

Package :
Grade I: R 257 592 .00 (per annum)

Grade II: R 316 794 .00 (per annum)

Grade III: R439 164 .00 (per annum)

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


. 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 :

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.

Notes :

Applications should be submitted on a (PDF Format only) to the following email address:

Only online application will be considered. PLEASE USE THE REFERENCE AS THE SUBJECT. The Department of Health is committed to the achievement and Maintenance of diversity and equity employment, especially of race, gender and disability. Applications must be submitted on a new Z83 form with a C.V, applications must include three (3) contactable references, Certified copies (not older than 6 months) of I.D and Qualifications to be attached. Suitable candidate 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. Coloured Males and females, Indian Males and Females and White Males and females are encouraged to apply.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : Charlotte Maxeke

Closing Date : 04-June-2021

Criteria Questions
Do you have A four-year Degree in Social Work with current registration with SACSSP as a Social Worker?
Do you have a minimum of 3 years in Social Work after registration as a Social Worker with SACSSP?
Do you have a minimum of 2 years experience in health care environment and exposure to Mental Health services?

Please Notes :

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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