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JICS has Independent Correctional Center Visitors posts for unemployed youth nationwide!


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


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 Manager.

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 202

NOTE : The application must include only the completed and signed new Z83 Form (which has been in effect since 1 January 2021), obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the DPSA website link: and a comprehensive and detailed Curriculum Vitae, with specific starting and ending dates in all relevant positions and clarity on the levels and ranks of experience as compared to the Public Service, as well as at least three contactable references. Certified copies of the Identity Document, Senior Certificate, Driver’s License where necessary and all qualifications mentioned in the CV, as well as a SAQA verification report for foreign qualifications, will only be submitted by shortlisted candidates to Human Resources on or before the day of the interview date. It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and to provide proof of such evaluation (only when shortlisted). Incomplete applications or applications received after the closing date will not be considered. The successful candidate will be appointed subject to positive results of the security clearance process and the verification of educational qualification certificates and other suitability checks. It is important to note that it is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all information and attachments in support of the application are submitted when requested. Due to the large number of responses anticipated, correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only. If you have not been contacted within three months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful. By submitting the employment application form, you agree and consent in terms of section 11 (1) of the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013 (POPIA), to your personal information which you provide to JICS being processed by JICS and its employees, agents, cabinet committees, and sub-contractors for recruitment purposes, under the Protection of Personal Information Act, 2013. Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 12 months. JICS reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the advertised posts. The successful candidate will be expected to sign a performance agreement. Please Note: Before you apply: All costs associated with an application will be borne by the applicant. The appointment will be made according to the Public Service Act of 1994. The Judicial Inspectorate for Correctional Services is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity employment,

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