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Apr 17, 2020

Counsellor

  • Department of Employment and Labour
  • Polokwane, South Africa
Full time Government

Job Description

Post 12/05 : Ref No: HR4/4/6/121
SALARY : Grade 1: R579 147 - R642 765 per annum (OSD)
Grade 2: R662 190 – R734 928 per annum (OSD)
Grade 3: R750 024 – R832 398 per annum (OSD)
CENTRE : Labour Centre: Jane Furse


REQUIREMENTS :
Four (4) year B Psych qualification or a 4 year B Psych equivalent Qualification. Valid driver’s
licence. Registration with Health Professional Council of South Africa as a Registered
Counsellor (Independent practice) or Psychometrist (Independent practice). Grade 1: 0 (zero)
experience. Grade 2: 8 years relevant experience. Grade 3: 16 year’s relevant experience.
Knowledge: Employment Services Act, ILO conventions, Financial Management, Human
Resource Management, Psychometric assessment. Skills: Counselling, Planning and
organising, Communication, Computer, Analytical, Presentation, Interpersonal, Report
writing, Leadership, Networking.

DUTIES :
Provide and implement employment counselling services. Provide and implement
recruitment, psychometric assessment and selection services. Liaise with different
organisations (Government, non-government, non-profit and private) to facilitate
employability enhancement interventions for designated groups. Manage operations and
personnel recourses of the employment counselling support.

APPLICATIONS : Chief Director: Provincial Operations: Private Bag X 9368 Polokwane 0700 Physical address
42A Schoeman Street, Polokwane 0700

FOR ATTENTION : Sub-directorate: Human Resources Management, Provincial Office: Limpopo

DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND LABOUR
It is the Department’s intention to promote equity (race, gender and disability) through the filling of this post with a candidate whose transfer/promotion/appointment will promote representivity in line with the numeric targets as contained in our Employment Equity plan.

NOTE :
Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department
or on the internet at www.gov.za/documents.

The fully completed and signed form Z83 (Section A and B compulsory) should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as recently certified copies( Not older than six (6) months after publication of the advert) of all qualification(s) including a Senior Certificate and ID-document [Driver’s license where applicable].

Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their applications.

Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).

Applicants who do not comply with the abovementioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered.

The Department does not accept applications via fax or email.

Failure to submit all the requested documents and failure to follow application instructions will result in the application not being considered.

Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).

Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test.

All shortlisted candidates for SMS posts will be subjected to a technical competency exercise that intends to test relevant technical elements of the job, the logistics of which be communicated by the Department.

Following the interview and technical exercise, the selection panel will recommend candidates to attend generic managerial competencies using the mandated DPSA SMS competency assessment tools.

Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 12 months.

The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post.

Successful candidates will be expected to sign a performance agreement.


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