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Requirements:

  • Grade 12 (Senior Certificate) or equivalent qualification – NQF 4;
  • A minimum of 7 years appropriate experience in Child and Youth Care Work after obtaining the required qualification.

Key performance areas:

  • Serve as a team leader for Child and Youth Care Workers during a shift;
  • Undertake inspections during a shift and report on incidents and problems identified;
  • Perform administrative work relevant to the job;
  • Assist with the care of children as the need arises.

Competencies:

  • Knowledge of the following:
    • Child Care Act;
    • Rules and procedures of the care centre;
    • Departmental programmes;
  • Good communication (written and verbal) skills;
  • Planning and organizing skills;
  • Professional norms and standards;
  • Have the ability to work with children in conflict with the law.

Note on remuneration:

Cost-to-employer (CTE) remuneration packages for certain occupation-specific dispensations (OSD), the middle-management service (MMS) and contract positions are inclusive of all costs related to service benefits or obligations including basic salary, 13th cheque, medical assistance, housing assistance, pension-fund contributions, etc.

MMS remuneration packages are flexible and may be individually structured as prescribed. The MMS package may be structured for a car allowance. Where remuneration is not indicated as CTE, employees’ service benefits or obligations are funded or co-funded in terms of the applicable prescripts or collective agreements.

 

Note:Only shortlisted applicants will receive further correspondence. If you have not received a response from the department within three months of the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit originally certified copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department and may also be required to undergo competency assessments/proficiency tests.

How to apply

You need to apply online

Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Closing Date 1 March 2013