Social Work Supervisor

Closing Date: 
Thursday, 23 May 2019 - 12:00pm

Clinical/Social Work


Observatory Cape Town

Level of Experience: 
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a social worker
Job Description: 

Directorate: Children and Families, DSD Western Cape, created two social work supervision posts, hosted by FAMSA Western Cape, for the supervision of social workers employed by government funded NGO’s in the province.

FAMSA Western Cape seeks to employ two fulltime social work supervisors on a two- year contract (with an annual review), based at the Observatory Office.

Commencement date: 3 June 2019

(Appointee will be subjected to a 3-month probation period)

Send your application to

Melanie Laising,


Daleen van Staden,

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Supervising approximately 20 social workers from various NGO’s in the Western Cape
  • Provide individual, group and if necessary supervision via skype / WhatsApp
  • Do at least wo site visits per year

Job Requirements: 
  • Social Work Degree and Registered with SACSSP
  • Certificate of attendance of a supervision course recognized by the SACSSP
  • Experience with having supervised social workers and social auxiliary workers
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Coordinating, organizing and negotiating skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Computer Skills
  • Emotional maturity / stability