Social Worker Jobs – Occupational Therapist

Website Siyaya Skills Institute

Job Description:

Conduct functional assessments and write reasonable accommodation for learners with disabilities to ensure the necessary support is provided in classroom and the workplace.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Scan functional assessment reports of the applicants onto the server
  • Manage specific projects as assigned
  • Conduct Functional Assessment of learners with disabilities
  • Conduct accessibility audits & talks where needed
  • Client Sensitisation
  • Review all applications of persons with disabilities according to the stipulated criteria
  • Conduct and record functional assessments on applicants that successfully pass the proficiency assessment
  • Submit the selection recommendation form to the relevant stakeholders within timelines
  • Provide continuous support to learners, facilitators, and families of learners
  • Assist Recruitment Department with recruitment of disabled learners
  • Ensure that a disability pack is compiled for each learner and handed over to the relevant department for delivery

Job Requirements:

  • Excellent report writing, record keeping and administration skills
  • Strong communication skills, including written, verbal, facilitation, conflict management and interpersonal skills
  • Not accept second best and uphold ethical standards
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Self-motivated
  • Honest and reliable
  • Must be able to work in a team and independently
  • Innovative and creative with the ability to generate new ideas and follow through to completion
  • Leadership skills, including being assertive, able to solve problems and be a decisive thinker

Qualification & Experience:

  • Minimum Requirements: Degree plus two (2) years’ experience
  • An understanding of medical conditions and the impact thereof on a person
  • Knowledge and experience on how to conduct a holistic functional assessment.
  • Four (4) year B. Occupational Therapy or BSc. Occupational Therapy degree
  • Current registration with HPCSA
  • An understanding of relevant legislation e.g. Mental Health Care Act, Employment Equity Act and Amendments, Technical Assistance Guidelines on the Employment of Persons with Disabilities, Code of Good Practice, Skills Development Act, Skills Development Levies Act

Job Details:

Company: Siyaya Skills Institute

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Pretoria, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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