The Sex Worker Education and Advocacy Task Force (SWEAT) is a dynamic non-governmental organisation that works to ensure that sex workers rights are defended and that people selling sex have access to health and other services. We view sex work as work and all our direct services are focused on engaging, empowering and linking sex workers to services that will meet their needs.
SWEAT is seeking to appoint a Social Auxiliary Worker
Location: East London
The Social Auxiliary Worker (SAW) will be part of a programme team based in East London and will primarily be responsible for conducting individual assessments and providing therapeutic interventions for sex workers and the programme team. The person will also be tasked to assist/ input to support groups and community development projects.
- Social auxiliary worker qualification
- Minimum 2 years’ experience as a social auxiliary worker.
- Fluent Xhosa (essential).
- Experience in social auxiliary work.
- Experience in working in HIV programmes with key populations. Experience in sex work programming is beneficial.
- Experience in providing therapeutic interventions to women, victims of GBV, key populations.
- Facilitation skills.
- Computer literate in MW Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Report-writing skills.
- Planning and organisational skills.
- Good communication skills.
- Good interpersonal skills, including being a team player.
- Non-judgmental, trustworthy and empathetic personality.
- Demonstrate strong professional attitude and behaviour at all times.
Applicants must send a covering letter, explaining their relevant experience, as well as their CV to Jayne Arnott: firstname.lastname@example.org by the 24th May 2019.
The post is based in East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Only those with the legal right to work in South Africa can apply. SWEAT reserves the right to make appointments which are transformation focused.