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Child and Youth Care Worker for the Sizanani Outreach Programme Nkandla

Child and Youth Care Worker for the Sizanani Outreach Programme Nkandla

DEADLINE: 17 November, 2023

Child and Youth Care Worker for the Sizanani Outreach Programme Nkandla

  • Position: Child and Youth Care Worker
  • Number of positions: 01

Purpose:

To render care and developmental life space work of a routine nature to children and youth in need of care within the Sizanani Child and Youth Care Centre.

Minimum requirements for the position:

  • Matric certificate
  • Qualification in child and youth care work
  • Be registered with SACSSP
  • Knowledge and possession of child-caring skills.
  • Minimum experience of at least two years as a child and youth care worker.

Principal responsibilities:

  • Receive children and youth to the care facility after admission. 
  • Ensure that children/youth receive medical services.
  • Intervene and resolve conflicts in instances where children are engaging in a conflict, and take “reasonable steps” to ensure that the conflict is controlled/ does not get out of hand and no one gets harmed in the process.
  • Assist with the implementation of planned activities, developmental and therapeutic programmes.
  • Engage in basic life space work to promote the development and care of Children and youth.
  • Perform administrative work relevant to the job.
  • Provide a suitable adult role model.
  • Have an intense concern for the well-being of all the children and make sure that there is no child that will feel less or more important than the other.  
  • Provide for the development and physical care of each child.

Competencies:

  • Dependability – this job requires being reliable, responsible and dependable in fulfilling obligations.
  • Self-control – it (job) requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger and avoiding aggressive behaviour towards the SCYCC children and towards your fellow staff members.
  • Attention to detail – job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing tasks.
  • Cooperation – this job requires synergy, it requires the ability to work with the children and with your colleagues.
  • Stress tolerance – it (Job) also requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. 

Enquiries: Miss Mabaso (Programme Co-ordinator)(083 882 5627/0358330110); Miss Mkhwanazi (SCYCC Manager) (072 4251608)

Applications should be either HAND-DELIVERED to:

Sizanani Outreach Programme 

96 Sibisi lane 

Nkandla 

3855

OR email to: [email protected] or [email protected]

Only applicants short-listed will be contacted (telephonically) for interviews.

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