Turck - Social Worker - Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Marietjie Turck

Cape Town, WC, South Africa


Social Worker


Social worker, accredited as adoption social worker. Specialities: adoption, palliative care (end of life care and bereavement care for children). Management and training.

Work History

Part time consultant for adoption unit

Manager psychosocial services at Cotlands, a hospice for babies and children

Cotlands Hospice

From May 2003

Cotlands is a member of HPCA (Hospice Palliative Care Association), accredited as hospice

Part of interdisciplinary team: medical practitioner, hospice manager, physiotherapist - joint interviews with parents and families, holistic care plan meetings (ward rounds)

Liaise with social work agencies in Western Cape, Hospitals, clinics, hospices, SAPF

Social worker

April 1999 - July 2001

Dec 1999: Accredited for adoption in
private practice (part time)

Oct 2001 - Apr 2003: Locum work - psychosocial
counselling at health clinics / Stikland Psychiatric Hospital

Social worker - adoptions

July 1996 - March 1999


Since April 1997: Private practice marriage
Counselling (after hours).

Social worker

April 1992 - December 1995


Care for the aged, manager

Service centre, SAVF

January 1989 - December 1990

996: Volunteer Cancer Association

Part time social worker, CMR


Qualifications & Certifications

Social work

Hugenote College

Institute for Marriage Counselling BK

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