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Social assistance

The purpose of the Social assistance unit within the Human Resources department is to facilitate, implement, co-ordinate and provide proactive social assistance support to UCT staff.

The Social Assistance Co-ordinator will provide support and facilitate access to forms of external social assistance or social wage, such as:

  • housing subsidies / loans
  • healthcare services (e.g. family planning, clinics, chronic medication)
  • social grants
  • legal aid
  • any other services for which UCT staff qualify

Offers for UCT staff members

Category Company Details Contact
Banking ABSA View brochure Juan Diergaardt
ABSA External Sales Team Leader (Western Cape)
071 6045988  |   juandi@absa.co.za
Banking Standard Bank View brochure Faye Meyer
Employer Value Banking Manager
021 4012208  |   072 5423050
faye.meyer@standardbank.co.za
Banking  FNB   Mr Denver Robertson
Manager Relationship Manager
087 736 1218 |   078 926 5347
Denver.Robertson@fnb.co.za

Government Housing Subsidies

For information on government subsidies, click here.

Thando Gayiya
Social Benefits Administrative Assistant
Organisational Health, Appointments and Benefits
Human Resources
Room 117, Bremner Building, Lower Campus
Tel: +27 21 650 4330
Email: thando.gayiya@uct.ac.za

Page last updated: 31 October 2019