Opportunity closing date: 3 February 2023

Community Keepers delivers psycho-social services to primary and high school learners in the Cape Winelands and Cape Town area. We are accepting applications for Care Practitioners (registered counsellors and social workers) in Cape Town, Stellenbosch and Durbanville. We deliver a variety of services to learners including assessments, counselling, therapy, life skills programmes, parenting workshops and more.


Key responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Administration of all services delivered
  • Providing individual and/or group therapy; obtaining collateral; giving feedback and recording of data
  • Maintaining relationships with learners, educators and parents
  • Liaising with parent committees to organise parenting sessions;
  • Contributing to professional development sessions with educators.
  • Presenting life skills programmes


  • Tertiary qualification and registered with the SACSSP as a Social Worker, or registered with HPCSA as a Registered Counsellor.
  • Experience in counselling children as well as working in a school context and sound ethical principles of practice.
  • Knowledge in the development of creative approaches for interventions for individual and school development.
  • Outstanding administrative skills with proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Afrikaans or Xhosa.
  • Natural ability to build strategic relationships and interact with individuals of different backgrounds.
  • Passion for teamwork and community-based interventions.
  • Capability to represent the values and ethos of the organisation.


The successful candidates will be based at Community Keepers offices at schools in the Cape Town, Stellenbosch and Durbanville areas. The starting date for this position is as soon as possible.

To apply, go to JobJack.co.za and load your profile.  Please note that Community Keepers recruit via the JobJack platform and do not accept direct applications. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview. Appointment will be made in line with the organisation’s employment equity plan. Community Keepers reserves the right to not fill this position.

Note: these specific positions are **NOT** flagged as #jobcreation posts and are not reserved for unemployed candidates only.

For more information about Community Keepers, refer to www.communitykeepers.org