Applications Open for the Gauteng Department of Health Social Work Grade 1

Applications Open for the Gauteng Department of Health Social Work Grade 1

  • Reference Number : refs/013685
  • Directorate : SOCIAL WORK
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : R261 456.00-R303 093.00
  • Enquiries : Ms.M Choma Tel: 012 318 6887


  • Grade 12
  • Recognized four year Degree in Social Work. Registration with the SA Council for Service Professions (SACSSP) as a Social Worker and proof current registration.
  • Valid Driver’s license.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Knowledge / experience regarding Health Care Social work SOPS and related legal and ethical practices, PFMA and Public Service Act and Regulations. Applicants must be able to function within multi-disciplinary team.
  • Applicants must be willing to rotate between different wards in the hospital, relief other team members in their absence and do overtime including standby / on call.


  • Good communication skills,
  • Decision making skills,
  • Problem solving skills
  • Computer literacy.


  • Provision of Social work services regarding care, support, intervention, protection and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities through relevant programs.
  • To render designated outreach service as well as participate in hospital awareness programmes.
  • Participate in community education work and projects when needed.
  • You would be required to act as a link between the patient and relevant community resources.
  • Function as member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Administrative accountability through keeping statistics and effective record keeping as prescribed, conduct clinical audit.
  • Liaison and networking with community resource.
  • Study, interpret and apply relevant legislation, policies and protocols.
  • Engage in continuous professional development activities.
  • You will be required to attend ward rounds, conduct home visit, assess home circumstances and provide feedback to the multidisciplinary team.
  • Must demonstrate basic computer literacy as a support tool to enhance service delivery.
  • Must demonstrate social work values and principles of human rights and social justice.
  • Ensure regular in service training’s in the hospital.
  • Participate in admissions, transfers and placements of various categories of patients at various alternative of care.

Notes :

  • APPLICATIONS: Medical surveillance will be conducted on the recommended applicants, at no cost.
  • People with disabilities are welcome to apply.
  • Applications must be filled on a new Z83 effective from 01 January 2021 form accompanied by a CV highlighting or stating the requirements mentioned above; and copies of qualifications need not be certified when applying for the post , only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interviews following communication from HR.
  • Applicants who do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not be considered. Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications.
  • Failure to submit the required documents will result in the application not being considered.
  • Qualifications of candidates recommended for appointment will be verified.
  • Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA).
  • Candidates will be subjected to security screening and vetting process.
  • Applications received after closing date will not be accepted.
  • The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment.
  • Candidates will be expected to be available for selection interviews on the date, time and place determined by the Department.

Applications must be submitted to: Kalafong Provincial Tertiary Hospital, Human Resource Department, Private Bag X396, Pretoria, 0001. Hand Delivery at Kalafong Security Gate and sign in register book. PLEASE NOTE: The Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : Kalafong Provincial Tertiary Hospital

Closing Date : 14-04-2022

Criteria Questions
Do you have four year Degree in Social Work
Are you registered with SACSSP as a Social Worker

Please Notes :

  • Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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Closing Date: 14-04-2022

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