Career vacancy for Family Advocates 11 Posts – Justice / Constitutional Department South Africa 2013
FAMILY ADVOCATE; LP7 – LP8 (11 POSTS) REF NO: 115 /13/FA/WC
(MITCHELLS PLAIN), REF NO: 2013/132/GP PALM RIDGE &
JOHANESBURG, REF NO: 13/VA97/NW (NORTH WEST), REF NO:
2013/138/MP (VOSMAS) AND REF NO: 13/121 /FS (BLOEMFONTEIN &
SALARY : R515 853 – R855 789 per annum. Salary will be in accordance with OSD
determination. The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance
CENTRE : Office of the Family Advocate, Mitchells Plain (2 Posts), Palm Ridge (2 Posts) &
Johanesburg (X 1) North West, Vosmas (Nelspruit) and Bloemfontein (x 1) &
Welkom (x 1)
REQUIREMENTS : An LLB Degree or recognized 4 year legal qualification; Admitted as an Advocate
or qualified to be admitted as an Advocate; The right of appearance in the High
Court of South Africa; At least 5 years appropriate post qualification, litigation
experience; A valid driver’s license. Skills and Competencies: Litigation;
Advocacy; Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow
DUTIES : Key Performance Areas: Execute the mandate of the Office of the Family
Advocate; Perform all functions and duties of the Family Advocate in accordance
with relevant legislation; Endorse settlement agreements or commenting thereon;
Institute enquires to ascertain the best interest of the minor child by means of
ADR procedures and evaluation; Attend to Hague matters when delegated to do
so; Attend to relevant circuit courts within the provinces.
ENQUIRIES : CAPE TOWN: Advocate G Parker at Tel: (021) 426 1216
JOHANNESBURG: Ms M Busakwe (011) 332 9000
NORTH WEST: Ms. W Jacobs at (018) 397 7054.
MPUMALANGA: Ms BR Mkhize (013) 7522 755
BLOEMFONTEIN: Adv. L Sangqu (051) 447 1154
APPLICATIONS : CAPE TOWN: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to:
The Regional Head, Department of Justice, Private Bag X9171, Cape Town,
8000 OR Physical Address: Mezzanine Floor, Plein Park Building, Plein Street,
JOHANNESBURG: The Regional Head, Private Bag X 6, JOHANNESBURG,
2000 OR Physical address: 7th floor; Regional Office – Gauteng; Department of
Justice and Constitutional Development; Schreiner Chambers; Cnr.
Commissioner and Kruis Street; Johannesburg; 2000
NORTH WEST: The Regional Head, Private Bag X2033, Mmabatho, 2735 or
hand deliver it at 22 Molopo Road, Ayob Gardens, Mafikeng.
MPUMALANGA: The Regional Head, Private Bag X11249, Nelspruit, 1200 OR
Physical address: 24 Brown Street, Ned bank Centre, 4th floor Nelspruit.
BLOEMFONTEIN: The Regional Head, Private Bag X20578, Bloemfontein, 9300
CLOSING DATE : 11 November 2013
NOTE : Separate application must be made for each center and quoting the relevant
Applications must be submitted on Form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service
Department or on the internet at www.gov.za. A Z83 & CV must be accompanied
by certified copies of qualifications, identity document and driver’s license where
necessary. A SAQA evaluation report must accompany foreign qualifications.
Applications that do not comply with the above mentioned requirements will not
be considered. The Department of Justice is an equal opportunity employer. In
the filling of vacant posts the objectives of section 195 (1) (i) of the Constitution of
South Africa, 1996 (Act No: 108 of 1996), the Employment Equity imperatives as
defined by the Employment Equity Act, 1998 (Act No: 55 of 1998) and relevant
Human Resources policies of the Department will be taken into consideration.
Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to a personnel vetting process.
Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you do not hear
from us within 3 months of this advertisement, please accept that your
application has been unsuccessful. The department reserves the right not to fill