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  • Posted: Jun 1, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Cape Mental Health is a registered non-profit organisation and public benefit organisation ( that provides or facilitates comprehensive and pro-active enabling of mental health services in the Western Cape. We are committed to challenging socially restrictive and discriminatory practices affecting the mental health of all people. Our work is underpinned by a...
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    Training & Development Facilitator

    About the job

    • Training & Development Facilitator Post: Innovation and Training Department (ITD)
    • Permanent Position (20 hours per week, 8:30am-12:30pm, Monday-Friday)
    • Cape Mental Health, a non-profit organisation that offers comprehensive mental health services in the Western Cape, seeks to employ a highly motivated and dynamic professional as a Training and Development Facilitator to provide training services to service providers and service users in the disability and mental health sectors.


    • Develop and facilitate training workshops/courses/lectures/webinars/presentations either face-to-face or virtually, to service providers working in the disability and mental disability sectors
    • Assist in the collation and development of professional, evidence-based and quality training materials (including pre-recorded virtual training presentations)
    • Assist in the co-ordination, planning, hosting and presenting of online training
    • Market training workshops and courses within the relevant sectors
    • Various administrative tasks
    • Reporting to the ITD Manager
    • Networking and liaison with relevant role-players
    • Active participation in the development of innovations and initiatives in mental health


    • Qualified and registered professional with a degree in: OT, psychology or the social sciences
    • Experience in the development of training materials and curriculum for service providers, preferably within the disability and mental health sectors
    • Experience in the facilitation of training workshops/courses/lectures/webinars/presentations for service providers, preferably within the disability and mental health sectors
    • Excellent workshop facilitation skills
    • Experience working in mental health community-based settings (psychosocial- and intellectual disability)
    • Comprehensive knowledge on mental health and disability
    • Ability to conduct research to source relevant and published literature to inform evidence-based practice
    • Ability to work within a team environment, display excellent interpersonal skills and communicate effectively
    • Excellent organisational, administrative and planning skills
    • Ability to work well under pressure
    • Ability to think innovatively
    • Excellent verbal and written skills in English - Afrikaans / isiXhosa proficiency a benefit
    • Valid code 08 manual drivers licence
    • Be willing and able to travel nationally, if required, in order to provide training workshops
    • Proficiency in the use of MS Office programmes and meeting platforms such as Zoom

    Please submit a letter of motivation and 2-page updated CV with recent contactable references marked confidential to:

    Attention:        Innovation and Training Department Manager

    E-mail:             innovation&[email protected] or hand-deliver to 22 Ivy Street, Observatory, 7925


    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Cape Mental Health on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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