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Child and Youth Care Worker

Sedibeng, Gauteng 2 March


  • Description

  • Child and Youth Care Worker (Family Parent)
    Girls and Boys Town South Africa
    Johannesburg (+1 other)
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    • A Child and Youth Care Worker* to take on the role of live in *House Parent
    in Jhb Family Home for Boys in Johannesburg*. **
    The full time position will suit a responsible, mature individual.

    In-service training and on the job support will be provided. This position carries a competitive salary.

    Benefits include Medical Aid and Pension.

    • Implementation of the Girls and Boys Town Long Term Residential programme, policies and procedures, taking responsibility that youth needs (basic care, health, educational, emotional and behavioural development etc.) are met
    • Development and maintenance of effective and caring working relationships with youth, parents, colleagues and external agencies.
    • Engaging with the adolescents through sport, recreational and fun activities.
    • Working as part of a therapeutic team in planning and achieving positive outcome for young people.
    • Implementation of Family Home administration, including youth reports, motivation cards etc.
    • Contributing to the upkeep and general maintenance of the family home and resources.
    • Managing the home within the established annual budget
    • Manage and supervise the assistant family teacher and domestic staff

    Grade 12/ Matric
    Child and Youth Care qualification
    Registration with NACCW or SACSSP
    • At least two years experience working with adolescent youth
    • Ability and courage to work with 10 boys with challenging behaviours, teaching Life and Social Skills
    • Strength in:Marriage, Family and Social Values, Parenting Skills
    • Security in:Own Careers, Friendship and Family Networks, Interests and Sport
    • Available to respond to youth needs on a 24 hour availability basis
    • A valid code 10 drivers and PDP license
    • Bilingual (additional traditional language advantageous)
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Sensitivity to cultural and individual differences
    • Ability to operate standard office equipment and standard household appliances
    • Being adaptable and flexible

  • Number of vacancies: 6
  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Grade 9 /N1
  • Availability for travel: Yes
  • Availability for change of residence: Yes

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