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+27(0)21 852 4608 | Helderberg Hospice, 21 Old Stellenbosch Road, Somerset West

+27(0)21 852 4608 | Helderberg Hospice, 21 Old Stellenbosch Road, Somerset West

Position Available: Social Worker

Helderberg Hospice is looking for a full-time Social Worker.  The successful candidate will report to the Social Work Manager of Helderberg Hospice.


  • Provide counselling and support service to terminally ill patients living with cancer and other end-stage illnesses in the Helderberg area 
  • Co-ordinate bereavement support service and provide bereavement counselling and practical support
  • Spiritual care to patients and families 
  • Support group co-ordination and facilitation

The successful candidate will meet the following requirements:

  • Strong focus on therapeutic work
  • Able to work well in a team and independently
  • Fluency in English and one other official language of the Western Cape
  • Current registration with SACSSP
  • Valid police clearance certificate
  • Valid driver’s license, preferably with own vehicle
  • Computer literate
  • Experience in training would be an advantage

Strictly only Social Workers to apply. Closing date is the 23 December 2019. The post is available from 1 January 2020.

To apply e-mail your CV and contactable references to

For enquiries contact Dianne Waddington at 021 852 4608.

Only successful applicants will be contacted.

Helderberg Hospice is an Equal Opportunity Employer.