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General Notices

General Notices are the official communication by the Registrar on policy and practice related matters that needs to be officially communicated to registered social service professionals; employers of social service professionals as well as training institutions that are involved in the education and training of social service professionals. General Notices provide information regarding matters that pertain to practice and interest of the professions and is an official directive (circular) on matters related to policy, practice, conduct and resolutions of  Council and/or a Professional Board. Click on the links to access the General Notices that have been issued during each year.

2021

SACSSP General Notice 1 of 2021: Annual fees for 2021/2022
SACSSP General Notice 2 of 2021: Invoicing for 2021/2022
SACSSP General Notice 3 of 2021: Nominations of candidates for the election of Members
SACSSP General Notice 4 of 2021: Extension of notice for the nomination of one (1) social auxiliary worker
SACSSP General Notice 5 of 2021: Rollout of the vaccination for social service professionals
SACSSP General Notice 6 of 2021: Reminder: nominations of one (1) social auxiliary worker
SACSSP General Notice 7 of 2021: Call to all qualified child and youth care workers who left the profession
SACSSP General Notice 8 of 2021: Invitation to participate in research
SACSSP General Notice 9 of 2021: Vaccination round table
SACSSP General Notice 10 of 2021 Approved fees 2022

2020

SACSSP General Notice 1 of 2020: Payment period extended to 30 April 2020
SACSSP General Notice 2 of 2020: Guidance on sustained and professional practice during the national state of disaster
SACSSP General Notice 3 of 2020: CPD training providers
SACSSP General Notice 4 of 2020: Ethical considerations and risk in relation to social media use
SACSSP General Notice 5 of 2020: 2nd Reminder: payment period extended to 30 April 2020
SACSSP General Notice 6 of 2020: Interim ethical regarding technology-supported social work services
SACSSP General Notice 7 of 2020: Annual fee technical problems
SACSSP General Notice 8 of 2020: Contacts for direct enquiries
SACSSP General Notice 9 of 2020: Administration of medication for children by child and youth care workers
SACSSP General Notice 10 of 2020: Notice to: all child and youth care work training providers
SACSSP General Notice 11 of 2020: CPD training providers
SACSSP General Notice 12 of 2020: Prescribed fees for assessment of CPD applications
SACSSP General Notice 13 of 2020: Facilitators Occupational Certificate (OC): Child and Youth Care Worker: ID 99510 level 5
SACSSP General Notice 14 of 2020: Request to use proper channels to raise queries
SACSSP General Notice 15 of 2020: Virtual roadshow for KwaZulu-Natal for child and youth care workers
SACSSP General Notice 16 of 2020: Disaster Management Act: Regulations: Alert level 3 during COVID-19 lockdown

2019

SACSSP General Notice 1 of 2019: New submission date for ballot papers
SACSSP General Notice 2 of 2019: Outcomes of elections of one social worker to serve on Council
SACSSP General Notice 3 of 2019: Identification of unreferenced payments
SACSSP General Notice 4 of 2019: NACCW 22nd Biennial and 4th CYC-NET World Conference 2019
SACSSP General Notice 5 of 2019: Fumigation on 5 July 2019
SACSSP General Notice 6 of 2019: Fit and proper requirements for all registered practitioners: CPD audits and registration
SACSSP General Notice 7 of 2019: Change of bank account to NEDBANK

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Administrative Notices

Administrative Notices is communication from the administration of the SACSSP that pertains to the operational matters related to Council’s office and administration. Click on the links to access the Administrative Notices that have been issued during each year.

2021

SACSSP Administrative Notice 1 of 2021: Early office closure due to no water in Riviera
SACSSP Administrative Notice 2 of 2021: All physical visits to SACSSP offices are suspended until further notice-COVID-18 positive cases
SACSSP Administrative Notice 3 of 2021: SACSSP office officially opens on 4 October 2021
SACSSP Administrative Notice 1 December 2021: Office closure for Festive Season 15 December 2021

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Statements of Meetings

Statements that provide a synopsis of the key issues that emerged during ordinary meetings of  Council, the Professional Board for Social Work and the Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work are issued by the Secretariat after such meetings. This keeps registered social service professionals, stakeholders and the public informed of relevant issues.  Click on the links to access the statements that have been issued:

(please note these public statements of meetings are not the minutes of such a meeting, neither should be assumed to be)

STATEMENTS ON MEETINGS OF COUNCIL

Statement of the 62nd meeting of South African Council for Social Service Professions
Statement of the 61st meeting of South African Council for Social Service Professions
Statement of the 59th meeting of South African Council for Social Service Professions
Statement of the 55th meeting of South African Council for Social Service Professions
Statement of the 50th meeting of South African Council for Social Service Professions

STATEMENTS ON MEETINGS OF THE PROFESSIONAL BOARD FOR SOCIAL WORK

Statement of the 51st meeting of the Professional Board for Social Work
Statement of the 50th meeting of the Professional Board for Social Work
Statement of the 49th meeting of the Professional Board for Social Work
Statement of the 47th meeting of the Professional Board for Social Work
Statement of the 46th meeting of the Professional Board for Social Work
Statement of the 45th meeting of the Professional Board for Social Work
Statement of the joint meeting of the Professional Board for Social Work and Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work
Statement of the 43rd meeting of the Professional Board for Social Work
Statement of the 42nd meeting of the Professional Board for Social Work
Statement of the 41st meeting of the Professional Board for Social Work
Statement of the 40th meeting of the Professional Board for Social Work
Statement of the 39th meeting of the Professional Board for Social Work
Statement of the 38th meeting of the Professional Board for Social Work
Statement of the 37th meeting of the Professional Board for Social Work
Statement of the 36th meeting of the Professional Board for Social Work

STATEMENT ON MEETINGS OF THE PROFESSIONAL BOARD FOR CHILD AND YOUTH CARE WORK

Statement of the 44th meeting of the Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work
Statement of the 43rd meeting of the Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work
Statement of the 42nd meeting of the Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work
Statement of the 41st meeting of the Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work
Statement of the 40th meeting of the Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work
Statement of the 39th meeting of the Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work
Statement of the 38th meeting of the Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work
Statement of the 37th meeting of the Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work
Statement of the joint meeting of the Professional Board for Social Work and Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work
Statement of the 35th meeting of the Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work
Statement of the 34th meeting of the Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work
Statement of the 33rd meeting of the Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work
Statement of the 32nd meeting of the Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work
Statement of the 31st meeting of the Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work

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Board Notices

The Social Service Professions Act 110 of 1978 and Regulations empower the Registrar to issue Board Notices that are published in the Government Gazette under her signature. Board Notices are official statutory communication on matters as sanction by the Act or Regulations as to ensure that the specific content is available to the general public, inclusive of social service professionals and employers. Click on the links to access the Board Notices:

2021

Notice of request for nominations of candidates for the election of Members of the 5th South African Council for Social Service Professions, 5th Professional Board for Social Work and 4th Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work (Board Notice 3 of 2021 published in Government Gazette 44173 of 5 February 2021)

Notice in terms of regulation 11 of the names of persons nominated as candidates for the election of Members of the 5th South African Council for Social Service Professions, 5th Professional Board for Social Work and 4th Professional Board for Child and Youth Care Work; and extension of notice for the nomination of one (1) social auxiliary worker nominated by social auxiliary workers to serve on the 5th Professional Board for Social Work (Board Notice 4 of 2021 published in Government Gazette 44799 of 2 July 2021)

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