SALARY : R242 553.00 - R421 404 (Salary will be in accordance with the OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
REQUIREMENTS : Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or equivalent qualification which allows for professional registration with the SA Council for Social Service Professions (SACSSP);
proof of registration with SACSSP, Appropriate experience in social work after registration with SACSSP; Knowledge and experience in Mediation;
Court experience in rendering expect evidence; Knowledge and application of Family Law, including Mediation in certain Divorce Matters Act, Children’s Act ;
Maintenance Act and Domestic Violence Act (inclusive of Hague Convention on International Child Abduction); A valid driver’s license;
Language proficiency in Afrikaans will be an added advantage. Skills and Competencies : Computer literacy (MS Word); Communication (written and verbal) skills;
Mediation, Interviewing, conflict resolution, evaluation and report writing skills; Diversity and conflict management; Attention to detail.
KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS : Conduct mediation and / or inquiries as part of a multi-disciplinary team in , care, contact, guardianship, child abduction and related family law disputes;
Evaluate information and compile forensic court reports and make recommendations to the best interest of children in family law disputes;
Act as expert witness for the Family Advocate in Court; Network and conduct awareness campaigns regarding the functions and role of the Office of the Family Advocate;
Travel to townships and rural areas to conduct inquiries and interview parties and source references in family law disputes;
Report on the performance to the Head of Office.
ENQUIRIES : Mr J.N. Mdaka (031) 372 3000
APPLICATIONS : Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your Application to : The Regional Head, Private Bag X54372, Durban, 4000 or Physical address : Recruitment Section, First Floor Reception, 2 Devonshire Place, Durban