OFFICE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE, WORCESTER
R763 212 – R1 266 156 per annum. (Salary will be in accordance with OSD determination). The successful candidate will be required to sign a performance agreement.
An LLB Degree or recognized four (4) year legal qualification; At least five (5) years appropriate post-qualification, litigation/ legal experience; Admitted as an Advocate; The right of appearance in the High Court of South Africa; A valid driver’s licence; Afrikaans would be an added advantage.
SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:
Litigation; Advocacy; Legal research and drafting; Dispute resolution; Case flow management.
Key Performance Areas: Execute the mandate of the Office of the Family Advocate; Perform all functions and duties of the Family Advocate in Institute enquires to ascertain the best interest of the minor child by means of ADR procedures and evaluation; Liaise with Judges, Attorneys, Psychologist, Social Workers and other relevant professionals; Furnish the court with recommendations on any matter concerning the welfare of a minor child involved in a pending matter; Attend to Hague matters when delegated to do so;