Social Auxilliary Worker Intern

2 x Johannesburg, 2 x Pretoria and 1 x Musina (please note that being a French-speaking applicant would be beneficial for the Musina position)

Responsible for all Administration work of the Social Services Department;

Responsible for all departmental case files;

To participate in support/information meetings and one-to-one supervision meetings held in Johannesburg every Friday;

Attend relevant training courses and workshops;

To provide Psychosocial support, Life skills and Career counselling;

To undertake required record-keeping procedures, including reporting verbally to the supervisor and completing any relevant programme forms;

Assist with intake and referrals;

Collect information relevant to clients’ needs and assessing their relevant skills, strengths and deficits;

Assist clients to identify options and develop plans of action while providing necessary support and assistance;

Conduct follow-ups with new and existing clients telephonically and by way of home visits;

Assist clients in identifying and accessing community resources, including medical, financial assistance, housing, employment, transportation and other referral services;

Assist with facilitation of Adults and Children’s Support Groups;

Assist with all the projects facilitated at the Outreach Foundation;

Assist with community awareness campaigns;

Assist with monitoring and reporting on clients’ progress; and

Maintain contact with other social service agencies, schools and health care providers involved with clients to provide information and obtain feedback on clients’ overall situation and progress.

Qualifications:

Qualified as a Social Worker and/or have an Honours degree in Psychology; and
Registered with the SACSSP as a Social Worker.

Requirements:
* Be between the ages of 18 and 34;
* Have never had any formal employment;
* Be a South African Citizen;
* Must have the qualifications listed above;
* Are not currently in full-time studies and can attend this internship full-time;
* Add a cover letter stating why you want to do the internship and specify which
city/town you are applying for; and
* We will also require a completed application form, a certified copy of your ID no
older than 3 months, and a certified copy of your highest qualification.

The start date of the internship is the 1st of July 2024, and the end date is the 30th of June 2025.

Note: You must be willing to be subjected to a credit and criminal check or any industry-specific check required for your job role.

Email your CV and cover letter, clearly stating which position you are applying for and which area you are applying for (i.e., Johannesburg, Pretoria, Musina – it states which area the job is for in the advert) and all other requirements listed above, to info@outreachfoundation.co.za. DO NOT SEND VIA FACEBOOK OR ANY OTHER WAY.

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2 responses to “Social Auxilliary Worker Intern”

  1. Sonto Avatar
    Sonto

    Where can I obtain the application form I’m interested in applying for the social auxiliary worker post

    1. admin Avatar

      Please read the advert for that, as it gives all the details for that position and how to apply. Do not apply if you do not meet ALL the requirements. You must be a South African citizen and have not worked before.