We are hiring – social worker vacancy


The Durban Child and Youth Care Centre has a vacancy for a resident Social Worker.

Duties associated with the position are case work, group work, community work and statutory work.


  • Four-year Bachelor of Social Work degree.
  • Minimum of five years work experience as a Social Worker within the child protection field, with experience in residential child care being an advantage.
  • Registration with the South African Council for Social Service Professions.
  • Clearance against the Child Protection Register.
  • Valid code 08 driver’s license, with active driving experience.
  • Computer literate on Microsoft Office; Excel and an ability to load information on an online database.
  • Fluency in English, with proficiency in IsiZulu being an advantage.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and project management skills.
  • Strong administration skills.

To apply, please submit a CV with details of three contactable references and a motivation letter to the Director at info@dch.org.za. Please note that only short-listed applications will be contacted. Consider your application as unsuccessful should you not be contacted before the 31st January 2023.

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