South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Social Worker Job 2018


SANCA – the South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, is a nonprofit organisation working in the substance abuse sector. The organisation is an out-patient rehabilitation centre for people suffering from alcohol and rug related problems. The organisation provides medical services such as: Detoxification programmes, alcohol and drug tests, HIV testing and counselling, CD4 Count testing.

Job Title: Social Worker
Job Location: Paarl, Western Cape
Start Date: 02 January 2019.
Duration: Full time position, 40 hours per week.

The purpose of the Social Worker is to render prevention, early intervention and aftercare services, to substance users and their families suffering with addiction.


  • BA Degree in Social Work
  • Registration with the SACSSP
  • Valid drivers’ licence essential
  • Fluency in Afrikaans and English is essential
  • Experience in the field of substance abuse an advantage
  • Minimum of two years’ experience as a Social Worker

To apply, submit your CV, a copy of your ID, drivers licence and proof of SACSSP registration to: Mrs Michelene Smith (Regional director) at email:, or Mrs Franselle Cornelissen (Social work manager) at email: 

Enquiries: Ms Reinette Brand 021 945 4080

Applicants with an interest in the field of substance abuse are invited to apply.

Applicants who have not been contacted by 20 November 2018 for an interview, should consider their applications to have been unsuccessful and there will no further feedback or correspondence.

Application Deadline: 14th November, 2018