Average Salary For Social Auxiliary Workers In South Africa

Social Auxiliary Work is a supportive service to social workers in order to achieve the aims of Social Work. This means that the social auxiliary worker assists or supports the social worker in working with individuals, families, groups, or communities.


Social Auxiliary Worker Salary In South Africa

The average Social Auxiliary Worker salary in South Africa is R 1 709 562 per year or R 877 per hour. Entry-level positions start at R 172 386 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 4 311 785 per year.

How long does it take to study social auxiliary work?

The training program period for qualification is 12 months. It should be noted that the process of moderation, and verification until certification can take up an additional six months.

Where can a social auxiliary worker work?

Auxiliary Social Workers can be employed by private institutions as well as government and non-governmental institutions.

Where can I study social auxiliary work in South Africa?

Lethukukhanya Health Institute, Johannesburg.

Ivana Training College, Durban.

College on Hills, Pretoria.

Pretoria Technical College, Pretoria.

Hugenote Kollege, Wellington.

Radio School, East London.

Thekwini TVET College, Berea.

What is the focus of social work and social auxiliary work?

Social auxiliary work is part and parcel of social work – not voluntary services.

The task is mainly that of a social care nature and social auxiliary work is involved with the primary needs of the client system which comprises individuals, families, groups, and communities.

Can I study social work without matric?

Some people think that without a matric certificate one cannot study further or get a decent career. But academically matric is a qualification on NQF level 4.

Matric does not actually prepare you for a specific job but it is just an entry requirement to further studies.