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PSH is an equal opportunity employer and reserves the right not to make an appointment to any advertised post and candidates will have no legitimate expectation or automatic right to the position. 

Social Worker

Partners in Sexual Health (PSH) is an evidence-based non-profit organisation that provides and advocates for Sexual and Reproductive Health & Rights (SRHR) services - including HIV/AIDS and Gender-based Violence Prevention and Support services - to women, men and particularly adolescents and youth. Our vision is an empowered society on SRHR.


PSH has a vacancy for a qualified Social Worker to join our team in Beaufort West.



  • Determines nature of client’s situation by interviewing client; assessing mental, psychological, emotional, and social information; making on-site visits.

  • Establishes course of action by exploring options; setting goals with client.

  • Obtains assistance for client by referring him/her to community resources; arranging for appointments; establishing rapport with other agencies.

  • Fosters client’s action or adjustment by interpreting attitudes and patterns of behaviour; explaining and pointing out new options.

  • Maintains record of case by documenting client’s situation and client’s own actions.

  • Monitors planned actions by periodic follow-up.          

  • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures.

  • Complies with local and national legal requirements.

  • Maintains client confidence and protects operations by keeping information confidential.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.


  • Social Work Degree; Bachelor of Social Work Degree or equivalent.

  • Registered with SACSSP.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience preferably in the NGO sector will be added advantage.

  • Competent in Afrikaans, English and isiXhosa.

  • Driver’s License.

  • Leadership skills

  • Communication skills

  • Planning skills

  • Ability to work well, both independently and in a team and require minimal supervision

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Coordinating, organising and negotiating skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Computer skills

Interested persons for the above position are requested to submit a CV including three referees and cover letter indicating educational background, experience, skills and why you think you are the best candidate for the position to: [email protected] or deliver to PSH’s offices at: 104 A/B Nuwe Street, Middedorp, Beaufort West, 6970

Job Location: Beaufort West, Western Cape

Closing Date for Applications: 10 February 2022

Competitive remuneration will be negotiated with the successful candidate. PSH is an equal opportunity employer.  

We regret only shortlisted candidates will be acknowledged. If we do not contact you within two weeks after the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.

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