R 321 543 per annum (Salary level 8)
Ms D Reid - [email protected]
Where to submit application
Only applications submitted online will be accepted. Shortlisted candidates will be required to submit copies of their documentation for verification purposes. These candidates will be required to attend interviews on a date and time as determined by the department. The selection process will be guided by the EE targets of the employing department. Candidates will be criminally vetted against the child protection and ***ual offenders register. Kindly note that technical support is only available from Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 16.00. Should you experience any difficulties with your online application you may contact the helpline at 0861 370 202. Please ensure that you submit your application before the as no late applications will be considered.
Job Purpose The Department of the Premier – Childrens Commissioner Office, Western Cape Government has an employment opportunity for a dynamic individual to promote the rights and well-being of the children in the Western Cape Province. This post is based in Cape Town, CBD. Minimum Requirements An appropriate 3-year tertiary qualification (National Diploma/B-Degree or higher qualification) in Social Sciences or related field; A minimum of 1 year relevant experience in a similar environment; A valid driving licence. Recommendation Tech Savvy; Experience with reference to children rights; Youth and Community Development experience; Child protection experience; Community practices; Experience in writing reports. Key Performance Areas Support the development and implementation of policies and strategic frameworks; Report on the activities of the Children’s Commissioner; Support the Western Cape Children’s Commissioner functions, as well as Children’s rights with identified audiences; Provide information and advice on children’s rights to persons, institutions or organs of state in the Western Cape whose policies and practices relate to children; Support investigations related to the mandate of the Commissioner. Competencies Application and understanding of the following legislation: Provincial executive support systems and services; Public communication, public education, public engagement and discourse management processes; Good corporate governance norms and standards; Policies of the government of the day; Needs, interests and rights of children, and stakeholders within the sector; Critical issues and challenges which children face. Behavioural competencies: Delivering Results and Meeting Customer Expectations; Working with stakeholders including children and the public; Persuading and Influencing; Analysis of data; Skills: Human resource planning; Problem solving skills; Sound Budgeting skills; Facilitation Skills; Pres