Child and Youth Care Team Leader

Child and Youth Care Team Leader: Vredelus Professional Services, Ref No. DSD 2019-51 (190502-1)

Closing date: 2019/06/03

Tracking Number DSD 2019-51
Job Title Child and Youth Care Team Leader: Vredelus Professional Services, Ref No. DSD 2019-51
Department Social Development
Salary level OSD
Enquiries Ms M Benting at (021) 931 0236
Job Type Permanent
Location – Country South Africa
Location – Province Western Cape
Location – Town / City Vredelus (Elsies River)

Job Purpose

The Department of Social Development, Western Cape Government has an exciting opportunity for a suitably qualified and competent individual to co-ordinate and render care and developmental life space work of a routine nature to residents in need of care in conflict with the law. This post is stationed in Vredelus (Elsies River).
Minimum Requirements A Grade 12 (Senior Certificate or equivalent qualification); A minimum of 7 years appropriate experience in child and youth care work after obtaining the required qualification ; A valid code B driving licence.
Recommendation None.

Key Performance Areas

Serve as a team leader for child and youth care workers during a shift; Render care services to residents; Continuous professional development; Perform clerical/ administrative support functions;


Knowledge of the following: Developmental programmes; Clerical/administrative procedures; Rules and procedures of the care centre; Professional norms and standards; Professional ethics; Ability to intervene and resolve conflict; Communication (written and verbal) skills in a least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape; Able to understand, facilitate and supervise the care and development of children and youth.

Remuneration Grade 1: R 157 245 per annum (OSD as prescribed)

Note on remuneration: Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc. MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.

Notes Note: Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department.
Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 202. Please ensure that you submit your application before the closing date as no late applications will be considered.


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