Child and Youth Care Worker needed urgently: APPLY HERE.
Employer: Girls and Boys Town South Africa
CHILD AND YOUTH CARE WORKER
MACASSAR YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTRE
This is a live-in position and the successful candidate will be required to reside on the Macassar Campus.
Responsibilities and Duties
Monitoring the behaviour and activities of youth
Serves as a positive role model
Conduct and participate in basic life skills teaching
Provide youth assistance with homework/schoolwork
Assists in the developing and implementation of individual treatment plans and IDP’s
Teach social skills to youth as per ITP
Prepare for admissions and discharges of youth
Complete required program documentation
Complete reports as required
Assists nurse with administering medications etc.
Conducts security / safety checks
Participates in meetings and in-service training as required
Transport youth as necessary
Shift work as per roster, including some weekends and public holidays
This is a live-in position and candidates must be willing to take responsibility for the cottage “family style living” on a 24 hour basis
This full time position will suit a responsible person who is prepared to work according to the Girls and Boys Town South Africa values. This position carries a competitive salary. Benefits include medical aid and pension.
Girls and Boys Town South Africa complies with the Employment Equity Act No.55A of1988
Grade 12 qualification
Knowledge of the Children’s Act and justice system will be advantageous
Child and Youth Care qualification is compulsory – NQF 4
At least five years general work experience with 2 years working with youth
Personality, Attribute and Abilities of the Applicant
Driver’s License and PDP (Code 10 an advantage)
Work both independently and as an active team member
Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
Maturity and sensitivity to cultural and individual differences
Maintain professional demeanour while exercising judgment and discretion in work
Commitment to the mission, values and goals of the Organisation
Ability to relate to and willingness to engage in fun, sporting and creative activities with youth
This position reports to: Youth Development Manager
Apply before Wednesday, February 20, 2019 – 7 Days left
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