Social worker

Christian Action for Dependence , Cape Town, South Africa

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Preferred Experience: 
3 Years
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Closing Date for Applications: 
28th June, 2019

Job Description

Job vacancy:

Christian Action for Dependence is a dynamic organisation for the support of substance dependents and their families. Our main objective is to ensure that the restorative substance dependent refrain from the use of dependence-producing substances.

CAD seeks to appoint a Social Worker, based in the Western Cape.


  • The main responsibility of the social worker would be to start support groups monthly as well as to ensure current support groups are still in progress.
  • Support rehabilitating substance dependent after treatment
  • Bring clients in contact with support groups and mentors
  • Visit rehabilitation centres and stress the importance of aftercare
  • Do an individual development plan for each client
  • Motivate dependents for treatment and sobriety
  • Start CAD groups.
  • Process notes, progress reports, admin


  • Afrikaans and English speaking
  • Independent and enthusiastic worker.
  • Trained as Social Worker
  • Registered with SACSSP with valid certificate and receipt
  • Valid driver's license
  • + 5 years experience in addiction care
  • Knowledge/Expereince in the field of addiction care will count in you favour

The position is subsidized by the Department of Social Development and is R14792.00 before deductions, the position does not include any employee benefits.

To apply, submit a CV, degree/diploma, SACSSP certificate, receipt of payment to SACSSP for 2018/2019 and letter of motivation (no longer than one page) to Emma Gibbons at and to Leoni at by 21 June 2019 and if you have not heard any feedback in two weeks after due date consider your application as unsuccessful.The interviews will take place in the last week of June 2019. The starting date will be on the 1st July 2019 unless you have to give a month notice (which we will take into consideration).

Many thanks and goodluck:)

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: R13,000.00 to R14,000.00 /month

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