Department of Health has vacancies for Sessional Social Worker x5 posts

Job Summary

Gauteng Department of Health is hiring for Sessional Social Worker Grade 1 x5 posts.

Closing date: 14 February 2024

  • Reference Number : REFS/019839
  • Directorate : Allied Department
  • Number of Posts : 5
  • Package : tarrif/hour less than 10 years: R194 only. Tarrif/hour 10 years less than 20 years: R237 only. Tarrif/hour 20 years less than 30 years: R285 only. Tarrif/hour 30 years and more: R350 only
  • Enquiries : V. Mhlahlo at 016:930 3043/3000

Location: Sebokeng Hospital


Grade 12 certificate, bachelor’s degree in social work, Certificate of Registration with the South African Council for Social Services Professions, Proof of Current Registration with the Council as a Social worker, Driver’s license. Three (3) to five (5) years’ experience.

Duties and Responsibilities

To render Health Care Social Work Services through the promotion of social change, problem solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance social well-being.

Social Work Services are rendered to patients and their significant others in the following departments: in designated Psychiatric wards, Paediatrics, Maternity, Neonatal, Gynaecology, Medical Orthopaedics, HIV Clinic and their Outpatients Departments.

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Apply all methods of Social Work applicable in a hospital setting. Ensure Professional Record Keeping, Compilation of Statistics and Clinical Audits, and Social Work Student supervision.

Compliance with Ideal Hospital Tool. Willingness to rotate in all Departments. Knowledge of relevant Acts and Policies to Social Work in Health

How to Apply

Applications Should be posted to Private Bag X058, Vanderbijlpark 1900 or hand delivered to HR Department Sebokeng Hospital between 7h30 and 15h30, Moshoeshoe Street…

Or apply online at the following E-Recruitment portal: No hand-delivered, faxed or emailed applications will be accepted.

For assistance with online applications please email your query to Application should be accompanied by a fully completed and signed new Z83 application form obtainable from the bottom of this post, plus a recently updated comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV).

Applications without proof of a new Z83 application form and detailed CV will be disqualified. Applicants must indicate the post reference number on their applications.

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It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). All foreign qualification must be accompanied by evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).

Correspondence will only be limited to shortlisted candidates. Suitable candidates will be subjected to vetting and personnel pre-employment suitability checks (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).


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