The Parent Centre New Job Position in S.Africa August 2018


Career vacancy : Parent Centre Job Description


Jobs Employment : Parent Centre Recruitment position Aug 2018

The Parent Centre is a registered nonprofit organisation which has been operating successfully in the challenging South African context for the past 30 years. It provides a range of primary preventive services for parents and caregivers seeking the support and help they need before problems in their parent/caregiver-child relationship or child’s behaviour becomes entrenched.

Job Title: Social Worker
Job Location: Cape Town


    • Coordinate and supervise programmes in the Mitchell’s Plain area
    • Supervise, support and train all Parent Support Group Facilitators
    • Facilitate training and parenting workshops and groups in English and Afrikaans
  • Individual Counselling in English and Afrikaans in Mitchell’s Plain and other areas, as required


  • Registered with SACSSP and have SAPS clearance
  • Minimum of five years’ working experience in the social work field, with a proven track record, particularly counselling and facilitation, working in communities of the Western Cape
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal qualities with a friendly disposition
  • Work ethic
  • Compile monthly and quarterly statistics (or as required) and writing reports
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Knowledge of The Children’s Act will be advantageous
  • Experience in working with support groups will be advantageous
  • Parenting experience will be an advantage
  • Interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Maturity and sensitivity to cultural and individual differences
  • A professional demeanor
  • The ability to exercise sound judgment and discretion
  • Be fluent in English and Afrikaans and has for than 5years social work experience working with communities of the Western Cape.

To apply, submit CV to or fax to 021 762 5160

Candidates who have not received a response within three weeks of the closing date are kindly requested to assume that their application has not been successful in this instance.

Applicaton Deadline: 10th August, 2018