Click here to apply for Community Development Practitioner post (x15) at the Department of Social Development in KZN.
DEADLINE: 10 February 2023
POST: COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT PRACTITIONER: GRADE 1 (X15 POSTS)
SALARY: Grade 1: R227 550 per annum, (all-inclusive remuneration package)
CENTRE : Richmond; Vulindlela; Umzumbe; Umuziwabantu; Phungashe; Hlanganani; Ubuhlebezwe; Durban; Inanda; KwaDukuza; EMadlangeni; Nquthu; Nkandla; Umfolozi and Phongola Service office
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- Ref No: DSD46/01/2023RICH
- Ref No: DSD47/01/2023VUL
- Ref No: DSD48/01/2023UMZU
- Ref No: DSD49/01/2023UMUZ
- Ref No: DSD50/01/2023PHUNG
- Ref No: DSD51/01/2023INGWE
- Ref No: DSD52/01/2023UBUHLE
- Ref No: DSD53/01/2023DBN
- Ref No: DSD54/01/2023INAD
- Ref No: DSD55/01/2023KWAD
- Ref No: DSD56/01/2023EMADLA
- Ref No: DSD57/01/2023NQU
- Ref No: DSD58/01/2023NKAN
- Ref No: DSD59/01/2023UMFO
- Ref No: DSD60/01/2023PHONG
Qualifications: A Bachelor’s Degree in Community Development/ Development studies; A valid driver’s license. Knowledge: Public Service Act, Public Service Regulations, Batho Pele Principles, Knowledge and understanding of human behaviours and social system and legislation to assist with intervention at the point where people interact with their environment in order to promote selfempowerment, Community development work, skills, attitude and values of communities; Ability and competence to co-ordinate community development structures, and ability to manage projects; Ability to influence individuals and groups to participate in their own self-empowerment. Knowledge and understanding of human behaviour and Social systems, legislation; understanding of social dynamics of communities, Employee performance Management and Development System. Skills; Computer literacy, Planning and organizing, Communication; Financial management; Interpersonal, Presentation and Facilitation, Monitoring and Evaluation, Project Management, Research, report writing, Problem solving, Numeracy, Language, Driving.
Identify and facilitate the implementation of integrated community development interventions (Youth and Women Development, Institutional Capacity Building and Support for NPOs, Poverty Alleviation, Sustainable Livelihood and Community Mobilization) in partnership with the community and other relevant stakeholders. Liaise and Coordinate with all relevant role players, internal and external (in Departments/Provinces, NGOs, Local Community Structures and Faith Based Organizations). To facilitate collaboration and to establish partnerships to ensure the sustainability of development actions within the community. Support communities and perform administrative support on community development and related activities. Keep up to date with new developments in the community development field to enhance service delivery.
WHERE TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION?
APPLICATIONS: Direct or hand deliver applications for all advertised posts to the address as indicated below: – Head Office: Department of Social Development, Private Bag X9144, Pietermaritzburg, 3200 or hand deliver to 174 Mayors Walk Road, Pietermaritzburg, 3200.
FOR ATTENTION : Ms B Mchunu
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Applications must be forwarded to the relevant address. Applications must indicate the reference number of the post applied for and the Centre using a new Z83 form (which must be completed in a manner that allows a selection committee to assess the quality of the candidate based on the information provided in the form. It is therefore prudent that fields be completed by applicants and the form must be signed noting the importance of the declaration) which is effective from 01 January 2021 obtainable from any Public Service Department and should be accompanied by a detailed/comprehensive Curriculum Vitae. NB: Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on application but must submit the fully completed Z83 and a detailed curriculum vita. Only shortlisted candidates will be required to submit certified documents on or before the date of the interview following communication from Human Resources. Under no circumstances will faxed or e-mailed applications be accepted. The Department is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer and is committed to empowering people with disability. Appointment is subject to a positive outcome obtained from State Security on the following checks (Security Clearance, Citizenship, qualification verification, criminal records, credit records and previous employment). The employment is subject to signing of the employment contract and annual performance agreement. The successful candidates will be required to undergo security clearance, competency-based assessment, technical assessment, and to disclose financial interests in accordance with relevant prescripts.
Ms PP Khuzwayo (Richmond Service Office) Tel No: 033 212 2266
Ms NP Mthethwa (Vulindlela Service Office) Tel No: 033 505 0087
Ms BA Mathaba (Umuziwabantu Service Office) Tel No: 039 433 1010
Ms P Ngesi (Umzumbe Service Office) Tel No: 039 972 1434
Ms CM Mnguni (Phungashe Service Office) Tel No: 039 835 7251/3
Ms T Ngcobo (Ubuhlebezwe Service Office) Tel No: 039 834 1176
Ms H Ndobe (Hlanganani Service Office) Tel No: 039 832 0017
Ms P Moodley (Durban Service Office) Tel No: 031 360 5400
Ms CT Mntambo (Inanda) Tel No: 031 510 1569
Ms NKN Khuluse (KwaDukuza Service Office) Tel No: 032 552 5246
Ms PN Mthethwa (Emadlangeni Service Office) Tel No: 034 331 4456
Ms NNN Hadebe (Nquthu Service Office) Tel No: 034 237 1192
Ms IZ Msomi (Nkandla Service Office) Tel No: 035 833 7700
Ms BT Mbuyazi (Umfolozi Service Office) Tel No: 035 787 6340
Ms HJ Mthembu (Phongola) Tel No: 034 413 1093
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