The Social Development Sector will on Monday , 19 July 2021 kicks off it’s vaccination rollout plan, this after the Social Development Minister, Lindiwe Zulu and Acting Minister of Health , Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane will visit two of the vaccination sites.
The first visit to the vaccination site will be at Thembisa health care center (Rabasotho hall) Cnr Andrew Maphoto and George Nyanga streets from 11:00 – 11:45 and the second visit will be at Thokoza progressive Youth 8679 Tshepo street Thokoza from 12:00 – 12:45.
The Department of Social Development wishes to vaccinate 240 000 of it’s workforce from 19 July to 23 July 2021. The vaccination rollout plan will include frontline workers in the early childhood development (ECD) workforce – this is inclusive of ECD practitioners and staff who work in the ECD environment. The next group is all Social Service Professionals,this includes all Social workers, Auxiliary Social workers,student Social workers who are currently doing fieldwork, child and youth care workers, child and youth care auxiliary workers and is inclusive of all social service professionals in the public, private or NGO sectors.
The next category of Frontline workers that will be vaccinated is the community development practitioners,employed by the Department of Social Development and frontline staff working in the Department of Social Development across the Republic, including all Social Development facilities, the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA), the National Development Agency (NDA) and the South African Council for Social Service Professionals (SACSSP) .