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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 an NGO providing comprehensive, holistic crime reduction and crime prevention services nationally.


Social Worker

The Social Worker provides social work services to individuals in conflict with the law, which promote 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 a range of services and interventions designed to meet desired rehabilitative (behavioural change), criminal justice outcomes and crime prevention in the communities. The social worker provide a critical connection between the criminal justice system and social services.

Minimum requirements

  • BA or B. Social Science Degree in Social Work
  • Current registration with the SACSSPB
  • Must be bi-lingual, English and Afrikaans speaking
  • Valid driver's license mandatory
  • Computer literate
  • Understanding of Restorative Justice processes
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • An interest and passion to work with adult and/ or young offenders within the Criminal Justice System
  • Must have good administrative
  • Exceptional report-writing skills

Closing Date:15 February 2021

Forward applications to: Supervisor, Ms Ashleigh Ross

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

If you have not been contacted by 19 February 2021 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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