Applications are invited for a full-time position at the middle management level in the field of social work and child protection supervision in George, Western Cape.

Key performance areas:

  • Social work services and supervision focusing on child protection
  • Guidance, support, and supervision of social workers and social service practitioners
  • Management guidance to branches & children’s facilities
  • Professional development
  • Capacity building
  • Services to child & youth care centres and daycare facilities for children.


  • Registered at SACSSP + Proof of payment of an annual fee for 2022/23
  • Degree in Social Work
  • Minimum of at least five to eight (5 – 8) years’ recent experience with the Children’s Act and child protection services, as well as developmental social work services
  • Thorough knowledge and experience of the Children’s Act and other relevant legislation
  • Management Skills
  • Ability to integrate theory and practice
  • Sound and effective administration, information systems, and workload management
  • Valid driver’s license and own transport required
  • Sound inter-personal relationship, communication, and organizational skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Child Protection Register clearance
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English
  • Willingness to travel.


  • Knowledge and experience in Social Work Supervision
  • Knowledge and experience in volunteer services
  • Knowledge & experience in safety and risk assessment of children & families
  • Knowledge and experience of CYCC and ECD services.

To commence work on: 16 JANUARY 2023 or, as soon as possible thereafter

  • Salary and benefits within the scales of ACVV.

Inquiries and applications to Nicolette van der Walt, National Manager Child Protection at Ph. (021) 461 7437. Please send a full CV with references by no later than 12h00 on 23 November 2022 to Shanice Anthony at Email: [email protected].

Please note: Interviews for short-listed candidates will take place on Monday, 28 November 2022 in Cape Town and/or via Zoom.

If you do not receive any feedback within 2 weeks of the closing date please consider your application as unsuccessful.

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