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Job Purpose

Provide assistance and support to PSH’s Social Worker(s) with the promotion of social change, problem-solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people.

Job Location

PSH Beaufort West Office, Beaufort West, Western Cape


Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide assistance and support to Social Worker(s) with the rendering of a social work service concerning the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities through the relevant organisational programmes.

  • Assist Social Worker(s) to attend to any other matters that could result in, or stem from, social instability in any form as well as with the development and planning of programmes to render the recommended interventions efficiently, effectively and economically.

  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of the recommended interventions, report on progress and assist in identifying further/amended interventions to address the specified conditions.

  • Disseminate necessary information on legislation, policies and procedures in the social work field.

  • Conduct promotion, prevention, protection, rehabilitation, outreach and empowerment initiatives/workshops in the social work field.

  • Keep abreast with new developments in the social work and social services field.

  • Perform administrative support functions in support of Social Worker(s) as required.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Must be registered with the South African Council for Social Services Professions (SACSSP) as a Social Auxiliary Worker.

  • Experience in social auxiliary work after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP, or No Experience after registration as Social Auxiliary Worker with the SACSSP and successful completion of the 2nd academic year of an appropriate tertiary qualification that allows for registration as Social Worker with the SACSSP. 

  • Driver’s license will be an added advantage.

  • Knowledge and understanding of human behaviour and social systems.

  • An understanding of and ability to provide social work services towards protecting people who are vulnerable, at-risk and unable to protect themselves.

  • Relevant legislation, policies and prescripts/manuals.

  • Client Service Orientation.

  • Self-management and motivated.

  • Good communication (written and verbal) skills in at least two of the official languages of the Western Cape.

  • Proven computer literacy.

  • Diversity citizenship skills.

To Apply

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] and [email protected]


Please clearly indicate the position that you are applying for in your email subject line.


Closing Date

Friday, 09 December 2022


Please Note

Only shortlisted applicants will receive further correspondence. If you have not received a response from Partners in Sexual Health within two weeks after the closing date, please regard your application as unsuccessful.

Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by PSH. 

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