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  • Posted: May 7, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • The Faircape Group is an independent development and property management company with more than 30 years of success in the industry. We incorporate free standing homes, sectional title units, as well as mixed use residential and commercial buildings. The recent acquisition in joining the retirement sector has seen the Group grow beyond expectation. We are a ...
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    Social Worker

    We are seeking a Social Worker to provide social work support and services to residents within the healthcares and villages as required. The Social Worker will focus on two of our facilities namely Tokai Estate (Southern Suburbs) and Heritage Manor (Somerset West) to assess and formulate mental health care plans for the residents.

     Duties will include the following, but not limited to:

    • Counselling to healthcare residents
    • Support/counselling to residents and/or family members
    • Assistance with adjustment to admission or change in health status
    • Investigation into allegations of abuse or neglect of any nature
    • Assistance with care decision making in absence of family
    • Assistance with managing difficult family situations
    • Participating in monthly MDT meetings
    • Assisting with curatorship applications
    • Providing training to various members of staff based on need and request
    • Writing health educational/promotional material for newsletters to families and residents

    Requirements:

    Qualification:

    • Bachelors Degree in Social Work

    Experience & Knowledge:

    • 2 years experience in a similar role
    • Training and experience in counselling
    • Knowledge pertaining to external private and government frail cares and home care services will be beneficial
    • Knowledge of the Older Person Act
    • Previous experience with curatorship applications would be beneficial

    Skills & Attributes:

    • Computer literate
    • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Excellent organisational and time management skills
    • Able to perform under pressure
    • Deadline driven
    • Demonstrate respect for the individuality of the patients and families
    • Ability to establish and maintain collaborative and effective working relationships
    • Demonstrates analytical and critical thinking abilities with proactive decision-making and negotiation skills

    Specific Requirements:

    • Registered with SACSSP
    • No criminal record
    • Drivers license and own transport
    • Vaccinated against covid-19 or prepared to be vaccinated prior to commencing job

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Faircape Group on faircape.simplify.hr to apply

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