SOCIAL WORK : KEMPTON PARK

MES
Opportunity closing date:
Tuesday, 15 June, 2021
Opportunity type:
Employment
MES is a Christian integrated social development organisation that has been changing the heart of the city since 1986 and has been actively working towards providing sustainable solutions to pervasive poverty in the inner cities of Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Kempton Park in South Africa.

MES seeks to appoint two Community Social Work to be based in MES Johannesburg – Main Street and Kempton Park Branch.

The purpose is to conduct intakes and risk assessments. Give support to MES clients in social matters and ensure that they have protection that they need. Assist MES’s clients to improve their lives and to have sustainable exit. Rendering reunification services to clients that need that support.

Responsibilities and Duties:

Intake: assessing all new cases, enquiring and recommending further interventions or referring the clients to relevant services providers.
Compile IDPs and Exit Plans for clients.
Maintain clients file in a safe and secure place in line with confidentiality policy.
To assist and support clients to cope with the challenges they are facing.
To provide counselling to clients when its needed.
To provide training on issues that will influence the clients’ social wellbeing.
To plan and offer proposals to improve the lives of the clients.
To partner with MES in developing the clients and working towards a sustainable exit plan.
Family reunification services through counselling, mediation, and assessments of the family’s systems’ ability to cater for the needs of the clients.
Requirements:
Education/Qualifications:

Bachelor of Social Work Degree
Proof of Registration with the SACSSP
Knowledge/Skills/Experience Desired:

At least 2 years’ statutory social work experience
Good report writing skills
Strong assessment and analytic skills
Ability to communicate well in English
Computer literate
Valid driver’s licence and ability to drive
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Good Interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment
Please forward your CV to: recruitment@mes.org.za

For more information call: Sylvia on 011 725 6531

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