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SOCIAL WORKEr - Western Cape

PSH has a vacancy for a qualified Social Worker to join our teams in the Western Cape to render social work services with regard to the care, support, protection and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families and communities.


Closing Date: Friday, 26 January 2024

Contract Period: 4 months, with a possibility of renewal

Post Location: Parow Industrial, Cape Town



  • 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

  • Fluent in English (understand, speak, read and write) and another local language will be advantages

  • Driver’s License

  • Leadership skills

  • Communication skills

  • Planning skills        

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

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Coordinating, organising and negotiating skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Computer skills

  • Very proficient in Microsoft and Google applications


Please email your detailed CV, including 3 (three) contactable references, to: [email protected]


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 as unsuccessful.


PSH reserves the right not to make an appointment to this advertised post and candidates will have no legitimate expectation or automatic right to the position.

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