Directorate: Social Work- Therapeutic services

SALARY : R294 411 per annum, (all-inclusive package). Please note that the salary will be
adjusted according to years of experience as per OSD policy.
CENTRE : Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital


Formal tertiary qualification in a social work, (e.g. Bachelor of Social Work) that
allows professional registration with the SACSSP. Registration with the SACSSP
as a Social Worker.


Render health social work services with regard to the care, support, treatment,
protection, rehabilitation and reintegration of vulnerable individuals, groups,
families and communities. Implement primary and secondary social work methods.
Provide integrated and specialized social work services within a multidisciplinary
team of health and therapeutic professionals. Engage with external stakeholders
such as other government departments, NGOs and advocate on behalf of
vulnerable groups. Produce written reports, compile monthly reports and statistics.
Ability to work under pressure and after hours when required and be open to rotate
within the entire hospital such as Paediatric unit, Obstetrics & Gynaecology,
Internal Medicine, Mental health etc. A successful candidate must be prepared to
receive supervision and provide supervision to the students and be able to function
harmoniously within social work team (department).

ENQUIRIES : Ms. Z.W Mathivha Tel No: (011) 488 4880/4120


should be submitted on a (PDF Format only) to the following email-address: Only online applications will be considered.
Please use the reference as the subject.


The new Z83 must be fully completed (please refer on the left side of Z83 special
notes for clarity), it must be initialled and signed. On the Z83 the Department where
position was advertised it should state Department of Health. According to
Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Circular 19 of 2022,
applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant
documents on application but must submit a fully completed Z83 and a detailed
Curriculum Vitae only. The Curriculum Vitae should be recently updated that
specifies the following: All experience should be in a chronological order indicating
the position, institution and respective dates indicating the starting and ending
period (DD/MM/Y YYY).

The information on the new Z83 must be in sync with the
Curriculum Vitae. Only shortlisted candidates will be required/requested to submit
certified copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on or before the
interview. Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) – Verification (Reference checksProvide at least 3 off which one must be an immediate supervisor and must be
contactable, the Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond
names provided, where necessary. Failure to submit all the relevant information
preceding the statement above will result in disqualifying the candidate. Identity
verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, credit/financial
stability checks and employment verification. If you have not been contacted within
three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was
unsuccessful. Candidates in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the
Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications
Authority (SAQA) (Only when shortlisted). The recommended candidate may be
subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and
Safety Act, Act 5/1993. Institutions reserves the right to utilize practical
exercises/tests for non-SMS positions during the recruitment process to determine
the suitability of candidates for the posts).

The Department reserve the right not to
fill the post. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of
Employment Equity. People with disabilities, Coloured Males, Coloured Females,
Indian Males and Indian Females, White Males and White Females, African Males
and African Females are encouraged to apply encouraged to apply


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