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Established in 1910, NICRO is at the forefront of South Africa’s unrelenting search for effective, lasting solutions to combating crime and creating a safe, crime-free country. NICRO, which regards crime as a threat to democracy, good governance and individual rights, is a NGO providing comprehensive, holistic crime reduction and crime prevention services nationally.


Senior Social Worker Vacancy - Kimberly

Purpose of the Job

The Social Worker will provide social work services to individuals in conflict with the law, which promotes the protection, wellbeing, rehabilitation and best management of these individuals in the criminal justice system.  The Social Worker will work toward this goal through the delivery of services and interventions designed to meet desired rehabilitative (behavioural change) and criminal justice outcomes. The Snr. Social Worker will provide supervision to service professionals (SW & SAW) to ensure high quality of services and protection of clients’ rights by guiding the social work staff in the development of their professional capacity to function autonomously and perform their jobs to the highest professional standards (for social work) and organizational performance requirements.

Minimum requirements

  • BA Degree in Social Work
  • Minimum social work experience of 5 years.
  • Current registration with the SACSSP
  • Bilingual in English and Afrikaans
  • Valid driver’s license essential
  • An interest and passion to work with adult and/ or young offenders within the Criminal Justice System
  • Understanding of Restorative Justice processes
  • Knowledge and  experience of the principles and practices of social work profession
  • Ability to write reports, project plans,  business plans, and business correspondence

Closing Date: 10 April 2019

Forward applications to: Human Resources Department

Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you have not been contacted by the 30th of April 2019 for an interview you have unfortunately not been shortlisted for the position.

NPO Registration Number: 003-147 NPO
Section 21 Company Registration Number: 2006 / 032333 / 08
PBO Number: 930 002 834


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