Change of Particulars
A social worker, social auxiliary worker, child and youth care workers (professional category), child and youth care worker (auxiliary category), student social worker, student social auxiliary worker or student child and youth care worker (professional or auxiliary category) registered with the SACSSP is required in terms of the Social Service Professions Act 110 of 1978 and the applicable Regulations to inform the SACSSP in writing:
- of any change of name/surname within three (3) months of such change with supporting documents as evidence; and
- of any change in contact details (residential and postal address, email address (if applicable) and contact telephone number) within six (6) weeks of such change.
Failure to adhere to the above may result in a social service professional being removed from the Register in terms of section 20(1)(e) of the Social Service Professions Act 110 of 1978. More importantly, the SACSSP is only able to send essential documents, including receipts, to social service professionals if there contact details are up to date.
Change of name and/or contact details need to be done in writing using the Form indicated below. There is no costs associated with the change of name or contract details.
FORM RR.1: Change of Particulars (All professional groups)
Above to be completed by registered social workers, social auxiliary workers, student social workers, student social auxiliary work, child and youth care workers, auxiliary child and youth care workers, student child and youth care workers and student auxiliary child and youth care workers to notify the Registrar regarding a change in name and/or change in residential or postal address or other contact details as contemplated in section 19 of the Social Service Professions Act 110 of 1978 and the regulations thereto.
CHANGE YOUR CONTACT DETAILS ONLINE:
The SACSSP is in the process of reviewing and updating this feature. It should be available soon.