Join our School Based Support Team

Krugersdorp High School is seeking a School Social Worker with at least 10 years’ experience to join the School Based Support Team.

The position is a permanent position and entails providing a full range of services to students who need additional support. As one of the key members of our School Based Support Team, the successful candidate will partner with teachers to develop and implement plans that provide specialized support for selected students throughout the course of the school year. If you are passionate about helping every student be successful, we encourage you to apply today.

Qualification, Knowledge and Experience 

  • 4 year Bachelor’s degree in Social Work
  • 10 years’ experience as a Field Social Worker/ Experienced in NGO work
  • Registered at SACSSP & proof of payment of annual fee for 2018/19 (must have a registration certificate)
  • A valid Code 8 Driver’s license
  • Must be computer literate
  • Ability to communicate in English and other vernacular language

Key Performance Areas 

  • Provide holistic psychosocial assessment of learners
  • Provide counselling support to learners and referral service to the families
  • Facilitate group work
  • Perform crisis interventions when necessary
  • The ability to work under pressure in an emotionally challenged setting
  • Compile and submit reports e.g. Psycho Social Assessments and Client Statistics
  • Perform other duties, as and when so requested, in support of team goals

Essential Skills and Attributes 

  • Team work
  • Engaging diversity
  • High level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations
  • Attention to detail

All applicants are expected to provide

  • A Curriculum Vitae (not exceeding 3 pages)
  • Copy of SW Degree
  • Current proof of payment at SACSSP

Please e-mail CV to dturner@krugersdorphigh.co.za

For more information please speak to the SBST Coordinator Cherie Lira 011 9541009