Government Seeking x121 Social Workers Salary : R24 535 p.m

Department of Social Development


SALARY : R294 411 per annum
CLOSING DATE : 05 April 2024

Mangaung Metro (Ref No: DSDFS 01/24)
Lemo Mall Office (X33 Posts)
Botshabelo Office (X7 Posts)
Thaba Nchu Office (X3 Posts)
Fezile Dabi District (Ref No: DSDFS 02/24)
Sasolburg Office (X5 Posts)
Kroonstad Office (X7 Posts)
Frankfort Office (X2 Posts)
Parys Office (X3 Posts)
Thabo Mofutsanyana District (Ref No: DSDFS 03/26)
(Qwaqwa Office (X13 Posts)
Bethlehem Office (X6 Posts)
Lejweleputswa District (Ref No: DSDFS 04/24)
(Welkom Office (X30 Posts)
Boshof Office (X2 Posts)
Xhariep District (Ref No: DSDFS 05/24)
Trompsburg Office (X1 Post)
Bethulie Office (X2 Posts)
Smithfield (X2 Posts)
Koffiefontein Office (X2 Posts)
Jagersfontein (X3 Posts)


A suitable Bachelor of Social Work degree (National Qualifications Framework, Level 7) or an equivalent qualification.
The process of registering as a social worker with the South African Council for Social Service Professions.
The ability to be familiar with applicable public service legislation.
Being fluent in any of the languages that are recognized as official in the Free State Province. Participating in an internship or practicum placement within a social development environment will be an additional benefit.

Possessing a driver’s license that is still valid in South Africa will be an added advantage.
The candidate must have a working knowledge of computers.
Counseling, communication, planning, and organizing are all areas of expertise required.
Problem-solving, time management, stress management, diversity management, and conflict resolution are all skills that are important.
Capability to collaborate with people from a variety of fields.
Having knowledge and comprehension of the South African legislation that pertains to social services is absolutely necessary.


The provision of social work services pertaining to the care, support, protection, and development of vulnerable individuals, groups, families, and communities through the utilization of the appropriate programs.
It is important to pay attention to any other matter that may result in or originate from social instability in any aspect.
Maintain a current awareness of the advances that have been made in the fields of social work and social welfare.
This would involve a number of things, including the following: In order to ensure that new developments are taken into consideration, it is important to learn from professional journals and publications.
In a continuous manner, monitor and investigate the legal and policy framework pertaining to social services.
As directed, participate in activities that contribute to your ongoing professional development. Ensure that all administrative tasks that are necessary for the position are completed.


Ms A Molalenyane at Tep No:
(083) 555 9270 (Mangaung Metro)
Ms D Monakali at :
(083) 555 9270 (Fezile Dabi District and Lejweleputswa District)
Ms T Matla at :
(083) 555 9270 (Xhariep District)
Ms K Finger at :
(083) 555 9270 (Thabo Mofutsanyana District)


Applications for the Department of Social Development to be submitted to:
Mangaung Metro:
Kindly submit your application with the appropriate reference number included,
Department of Social Development, P.O. Box 695, Bloemfontein, 9300
Or hand deliver to
Department of Social Development, Shop No:46, Lemo Mall, Dr Belcher Road, Bloemfontein,
Email to [email protected]

Fezile Dabi:
Kindly submit your application with the appropriate reference number included, P.O.
Box1122, Kroonstad, 9595
Hand deliver to Department of Social Development, KGI Building,
20 Cross Street, Kroonstad
Email to [email protected]

Kindly submit your application with the appropriate reference number included. hand
deliver to Department of Social Development Macholo Building, 05 Elizabeth Street, Welkom,
Email to [email protected]

Kindly submit your application with the appropriate reference number included, Department of
Social Development, 15 Dawid Street Trompsburg 9913
Email to [email protected]

Thabo Mofutsanyana:
Kindly submit your application with the appropriate reference number included,
Department of Social Development, Corner of Moremoholo & Setai Street, Old FDC Building,
Setsing, 9870
Or Email to [email protected]

To apply, submit a completed New Z83 form (effective 01 January 2021) from any Public Service Department or online at
Submissions using the outdated Z83 employment application will not be considered.
Please quote the reference number correctly.
Applicants need only submit a signed Z83 form and detailed CV, not copies of qualifications or other relevant documents.

Shortlisted candidates must submit certified copies of qualifications and relevant documents to HR before the interview.
Foreign qualifications must include an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).
Not submitting all required documents will disqualify your application.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you have not been contacted within six months of the advertisement closing date.

Candidates will undergo a personnel suitability check, including criminal record, citizenship, qualification/study, and previous employment verification.
The successful candidates will undergo security clearance procedures.
Successful candidates will serve a 12-month probation period.

Misrepresentation in application documents will lead to disqualification and disciplinary action if the candidate is already appointed.
The Department has the right to not appoint candidates for advertised positions.
Applicants with disabilities and from previously disadvantaged groups are encouraged to apply.


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