Independent Correctional Centre Visitor

The Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services (JICS) 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 JICS will be taken into consideration. People with Disabilities will be accommodated within reasonable limits. Therefore preference will be given to candidates whose appointment will assist the JICS in achieving its Employment Equity targets in terms of the JICS’s Employment Equity Plan.

(36-month contract appointment)

SALARY : R75 837 per annum (3/8th, Level 05), plus 37% in lieu of benefits
CENTRE : Kwa-Zulu Natal Management Region:
Qalakabusha Correctional Centre (Ref No: JI 07/2023)
Eastern Cape Management Region:
Grahamstown Correctional Centre (Ref No: JI 08/2023)
Idutywa Medium Correctional Centre (Ref No: JI 09/2023)
Northern Management Region:
Leeuwkop Medium A Correctional Centre (Ref No: JI 10/2023)
Boksburg Correctional Centre (Ref No: JI 11/2023)
Devon Correctional Centre (Ref No JI 12/2023)
Thohoyandou Correctional Centre (JI 13/2023)
Western Cape Management Region:
Drakenstein Medium Correctional Centre (Ref No: JI 14/2023)
Pollsmoor RDF Correctional Centre (Ref No: JI 15/2023)
Malmesbury (Ref No: JI 16/2023)

REQUIREMENTS : Applicants must be in possession of a Grade 12/Senior Certificate. Computer literate and accurate. Ability to work independently and as a team. Public spirited and sound knowledge of the Batho Pele principles. Assertiveness and ability to work under pressure. Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing).
Driver’s licence will be an added advantage. Preference will be given to qualifying applications received from individuals residing in communities which are in the vicinity of the correctional centre where the post needs to be filled.
DUTIES : The incumbent will be responsible to conduct site visits and report on urgent matters. To conduct regular interviews and consultations with inmates and DCS officials regarding complaints and mandatory matters. Receiving and capturing all complaints/requests on the database. Opening and maintenance of case files. Make follow-ups on outstanding complaints. Submission of monthly reports. Provide statistical analysis of all complaints received. Attend to enquiries. Carry out all reasonable instructions by the supervisor/ Regional
ENQUIRIES : Mr. S Sibanyoni /Mrs. S Naidoo Tel No: (031) 366 1900 (Kwa-Zulu Natal Management Region)
Ms J Gericke Tel No: (043) 722 2729 (Eastern Cape Management Region)
: Mr M Mentoor/Ms G Thabethe Tel No: (012) 663 7521 (Northern Management Region)
Mr S Sani Tel No: (021) 421 1012 (Western Cape Management Region)


Centurion/Northern Management Region: Private Bag 153, Centurion, 0046.
Alternatively, applications may be handed in at Block C 3, Eco Origins Office Park, Witch-hazel Street, Centurion, 0046
KwaZulu – Natal Region: P.O. Box 1322 Durban 4000.
Alternatively, applications may be handed in at Aqua Sky Building, 275 Anton Lembede Street, 8th Floor, Durban 4001
Cape Town/Western Cape: Private Bag X9177, Cape Town, 8000.
Alternatively, applications may be handed in at Standard Bank Building, No. 1 Thibault Square, 9th Floor, Cnr Long Street & Hans Strijdom Avenue, Cape Town, 8001
Eastern Cape: P.O. Box 192, East London, 5200.
Alternatively applications may be handed in at East London Magistrates Court, 3rd floor, room 407, Buffalo Street, East London, 5200

CLOSING DATE : 30 June 2023

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