Community Development Practitioner 18 Posts, KZN


The Provincial Department Of Education, KZN

*Position Title:

Community Development Practitioner 18 Posts

*Ref No and Location:

  • Ubombo Service Office (Umkhanyakude District) (2 post) REF:DSD109/02/15UMKH,
  • Hlabisa Service Office (Umkhanyakude District) REF:DSD110/02/15UMKH,
  • Mahlabathini Service Office (Zululand District) REF:DSD 111/02/15ZUL,
  • Babanango Service Office (Zululand District) REF:DSD112/02/15ZUL,
  • Chatsworth Service Office (Ethekwini North District REF:DSD113/02/15ETHND,
  • Bhamshela Service Office (UMzinyathi District) REF:DSD114/02/15UMZ,
  • Mandeni Service Office (Ilembe District) REF:DSD115/02/15ILEMB;
  • KwaDukuza Service Office (Ilembe District) REF:DSD 116/02/15ILEMB;
  • Maphumulo Service Office (Ilembe District) REF: DSD117/02/15ILEMB;
  • Howick Service Office (Umgungundlovu District) REF: DSD118/02/15UMG;
  • Camperdown Service Office (Umgungundlovu District) REF: DSD119/02/15UMG;
  • Richmond Service Office (Umgungundlovu District) REF:DSD120/02/15UMG;
  • Gamalakhe Service Office (Ugu District) REF:DSD121/02/15UGU;
  • New Hanover Service Office (Umgungundlovu District) REF:DSD122/02/15UMG;
  • Underberg Service Office (Harry Gwala District) REF:DSD 123/02/15HARRY;
  • Pietermaritzburg Service Office (Umgungundlovu District) REF:DSD124/02/15UMG

*Position Type: 



R164 973 – R191 253 per annum

*Job Description:

  • Identify and facilitate the implementation of integrated community development interventions in partnership with the community and other relevant stakeholders;
  • Liaise and co-ordinate with all role players (internal and external) to facilitate collaboration and establish partnerships to ensure the sustainability of development actions within the community;
  • Support communities and perform administrative support to community development and related activities;
  • Keep up to date with new developments in the community development field to enhance service delivery.


  • Matric Certificate or National Certificate (Vocational) plus an appropriate three year tertiary qualification.
  • A valid driver’s license.
  • Knowledge/ Skills: Community development work, skills, attitude and values of communities; Ability and competence to co-ordinate community development structures, and ability to manage projects; knowledge and understanding of human behaviour and Social systems, legislation; understanding of social dynamics of communities; presentation; computer literacy, communications, facilitation; research and report writing; Basic financial management.

*How to Apply:

For posts in Zululand and UMkhanyakude Districts:

The Regional General Manager, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X13, ULUNDI, 3838, King Dinuzulu Highway, Administration Building, 2nd Floor, Zone 3, Ulundi, 3838 FOR ATTENTION: Mrs FN Ntombela

For posts in EThekwini North and ILembe Districts:

The Regional General Manager, Department of Social Development, Private Bag X1503,Durban: 4000, 214 Dr Pixley KaSeme Street, Durban 4000 FOR ATTENTION: Mr K Kuppen Cullen

For post in UMzinyathi District:

The Regional General Manager Department of Social Development, Private Bag X9917 Ladysmith: 3370, 108 Rolihlahla / Blue Street, Pieters Industrial Park, Ladysmith, 3370 FOR ATTENTION: Mr M Mpanza

For posts in UMgungundlovu, Harry Gwala and Ugu Districts:

The Regional General Manager Department of Social Development, Private Bag X1724 Pietermaritzburg: 3200, 158 Langalibalele Street, Pietermaritzburg 3201 FOR ATTENTION: Mr MN Mhlongo

*Contact Information:

  • Ms PT Ndlovu (035) 595 1034 (Ubombo Service Office)
  • Ms JB Mthiyane (035) 838 1181 (Hlabisa Service Office )
  • Ms BT Mbuyazi (035) 873 8200 (Mahlabathini Service Office)
  • Ms NW Dludla (035) 835 0176/4 (Babanango Service Office )
  • Ms NB Hoosen (031) 402 8001 (Chatsworth Service Office )
  • Ms NG Zikalala (032) 294 9015/13( Bhamshela Service Office)
  • Ms AS Ndwandwe (032) 454 1219 (Mandeni Service Office)
  • Mr MT Pitso (032) 552 5246 (KwaDukuza Service Office )
  • Ms NC Mhlongo(032) 481 2092 (Maphumulo Service Office)
  • Ms P Manyathi (033) 330 4309 (Howick Service Office )
  • Ms N Nzama (031) 785 1193 (Camperdown Service Office)
  • Ms NP Blose (033) 212 2266 (Richmond Service Office )
  • Ms BE Zulu (039) 318 2552 (Gamalakhe Service Office )
  • Ms NM Thembani (033) 502 0074 (New Hanover Service)
  • Ms NND Dlungwane(033) 701 0245 (Underberg Service Office)
  • Ms CD Zondi (033) 395 9749 (Pietermaritzburg Service Office)

*Closing Date:

24 July 2015 at 16h30

*Additional Information:

Applicants must ensure that they fully complete and sign Form Z83, even if they are attaching a CV. Incomp
lete and/or unsigned applications will not be considered. Preference will be given to persons from designated groups including persons with disabilities.

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