Psychosocial Support Coordinator
Date Listed 11/01/2017
Advertised By Private
Job Type Full-Time
Employment Equity EE/AA
Fund is a R50m Global NGO with headquarters in Port Elizabeth, South Africa and
overseas offices in New York and London. Ubuntu is
dedicated to working with the people of the Eastern Cape Province to develop quality
education and healthy communities in the new South Africa. For more about the
Ubuntu Education Fund, refer to www.ubuntufund.org
This Port Elizabeth, Zwide based NGO has the following vacancy for which an excellent basic salary and benefits are being offered.
All candidates progressing past the CV screening phase will be expected to undergo mandatory competence based assessments.
The Psychosocial Support Coordinator will be an essential member of an interdisciplinary team, working to sensitize clinical staff to the social and emotional aspects of a patient’s illness. The candidate will use case management skills to help patients and their families address and resolve the social, financial and psychological problems related to their health condition.
The Psychosocial Support Coordinator will coordinate all psychosocial and mental health program services to families within the clinic focused but limited to: case management, support groups, disclosure support, playgroups for children, assessments, and access to referrals.
For more information regarding the responsibilities, required skills & abilities and essential job functions of this position, please visit www.panlila.co.za
Educational & Work Experience Requirements:
● Masters Degree in Social Work, LCSW certification at least five years experience working with young parents and their children ages 3-5 with three years of supervisory experience required.
● Experience working with infant/toddler development and with families affected by poverty, violence, and substance abuse preferred.
Salary range from R230935 up to R303709 basic salary per annum depending on scope of competence and experience. Additional benefits such as medical aid, provident fund, funeral cover, life cover, additional annual leave days and study leave days are also offered.
Send your CV via Email to : firstname.lastname@example.org
Please include an active and current e-mail address which can be used for communication purposes and which you are happy to receive e-mail information on regarding your application.