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Pretoria, GP, South Africa
Posted:
February 02, 2018

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LEANMORE HAMANDISHE

Address: No ** Silver Pine Date of birth: 08 March 1983 Heuwelsig Estate Languages: English, Xhosa, Zulu Celtis Ridge Driver’s licence International

Centurion Sex: Female 0157 Passport number: DN032776 Cell +277********

E-mail: ac4a5i@r.postjobfree.com

PROFILE

I am a qualified social worker who also majored in Psychology. I have seven years experience of working in various social science settings. During these years I have obtained extensive experience in all aspects of Social Work. I possess excellent assessment and intervention skills and am a hard worker. I also possess world class management and administrative skills and am a passionate and ambitious professional who is dedicated to maintaining high quality standards at work especially through multi-agency cooperation. I am a self starter who thrives under challenges and am a highly articulate, confident, assertive, mature and persuasive team builder. I have had the opportunity to gain extensive experience in mentoring and supervising both Qualified Social Workers and students respectively. I am therefore looking forward to utilizing my academic and professional qualifications and experience to fulfill the position of being a Social Worker. I am registered with the SACSSP and my registration number is 10-29038.

CAREER VISION

To be inspired, motivated and excel in every aspect of organizational processes, regulations, service delivery, social responsibility and be a significant part of every organization that I work for.

To learn as much as possible whilst imparting my acquired knowledge, competencies, wisdom and prescripts in order to bring out the best results.

To contribute and participate in all possible organizational efforts which I can add value to thereby becoming an asset in the organization, country and global sphere.

SUMMARY OF CAREER HISTORY

August 2013- Current Social Worker at NICRO Soweto and Pretoria

March 2013- July 2013 Senior Social Worker at RIET Family Guidance

Centre

January 2010- August 2012 Social Worker at Restorative Justice Centre (RJC)

(closed due to lack of funding)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Name of the company: NICRO Pretoria, Gauteng

Duration: 01 August 2013- Current

Position: Senior Social Worker

I am currently employed as a Senior Social Worker within NICRO. My key responsibilities have included the following:

Social Work Duties

Working with Johannesburg, Soweto, Randburg, Atteridgeville, Pretoria Central, Hatfield and Midrand Magistrate Courts managing NCS (Non-custodial Sentencing) and Diversion programs and intake of clients

Assessment of clients and coming up with the best intervention plans

Social worker responsible for ROPP clients and group i.e. facilitation and payment reconciliation to the Area manager and Cape Town office

Implement and facilitate Life skills development programs, wellness programs, anger management and support programs for both young and adult offenders, diverted or sentenced from the Criminal Justice System.

Conducting Individual sessions for clients

Planning and implementing Community work

Facilitating Victim-Offender Conferencing/ Family Group Conferencing as part of the restorative justice process

Liase with other service providers and professionals in order to refer clients to relevant institutions for rehabilitation treatment when necessary

Report writing as feedback mainly to court and other stakeholders

Supervision and mentoring of students

Attend and participate in multi-disciplinary case-flow management meetings at above mentioned courts.

Administration, record keeping and managing report requirements for all work done

Name of the company: RIET Family Guidance Centre

Duration: March 2013- July 2013

Position: Senior Social Worker

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Render counseling services to abused women and victims of crime

Assessment, development and implementation of intervention plan and evaluation of impact of services.

Organizing own workload according to office objectives.

Administrative accountability through effective record keeping.

Development and implementation of prevention, development and educational programs as well as group work

Mentoring and supervising of staff in internship program, social auxiliary workers, social work students and VEP volunteers at different police stations.

Name of the company: Restorative Justice Centre

Duration: January 2010- August 2012(closed lack of funding)

Position: Probation Officer/Social Worker

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Assessment, program development and implementation of intervention plan and evaluation of impact of services.

Research, assess client’s socio-eco-psychological environment and design psycho- social programs intending to restore dignity and healing for young offenders, according to the Child Justice Act of 2009.

Implement and manage life skills development programs, wellness programs and support programs for both young and adult offenders, diverted from the Criminal Justice System.

Stakeholder communications and reporting, managing all social services work ordered by the Magistrate Court of Atteridgeville, as required by both the Criminal Procedure Act of 1977 and Child Justice Act of 2009.

Manage and report on daily and monthly statistical information of young offenders coming through the Criminal Justice System, as stipulated by legislation.

Track, trace and feedback all referred work submitted to other stakeholders.

Attend and participate in multi-disciplinary case-flow management meetings.

Administration, record keeping and managing report requirements of the Atteridgeville and Mamelodi Courts, Probation section.

Monitor and evaluate behavioral progress of clients, reporting on progress development and case development for services rendered in my office.

Co-leading programs with the supervisor and stepping in for her when she is on leave.

Name of the company: RivLife Community Centre

Duration: January 2009-June 2009

Position: Student Social Worker

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

Care and support to orphaned and vulnerable children through the Drop-in-Centre and women with material support- food parcels, clothes, counseling services and awareness campaigns on abuse

Referrals to Police and places of care and safety as well as to other service providers

HIV and AIDS support program, home based care and working with a support group. Nutrition program by food distribution to the poor and terminally ill clients, setting up door gardens in the community and a community garden at the Centre

Economic empowerment with skills and knowledge and computer literacy training program as well as ABET classes.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Social Science (Social Work), University of Fort Hare, South Africa, 2009

Courses covered: Social Work

: Psychology

: Sociology

: Criminology

PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC HIGHLIGHTS

Mentor for Social Auxiliary students who studied with CEFA college, Randfontein

Combined monthly statistics and submitting to the Department of Social Development

Spokes person for Restorative Justice Centre on Tshwane FM radio April 2012

Received tuition waivers at University of Fort Hare based on academic performance.

Selected to be the Child Member of Parliament for Kariba constituency, Mashonaland West Province (Zimbabwe) in 1999.

High School prefect (1998 – 2002)

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

Nyamhunga High School 1997 – 2002

Advanced Level all subjects passed

Ordinary Level all subjects passed

Certificates Acquired

Restorative Justice: Reflections Past Present and Future

Stress Management

Perspectives on Adolescence in South African Children

Children in Conflict with the Law

Non-custodial Sentencing Impact Evaluation Research Results

Criminal Behavior Foundations: understanding Criminal thinking

COMPUTER LITERACY AND SKILLS

MS Word, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, Internet Explorer, Project

International Computer Driving License (ICDL) (Computer literacy in application tools, computer utilities, power point presentation and documentation skills.)

REFEREES

Roseline Motsi Ansa Vester

NICRO Restorative Justice Centre

Pretoria Pretoria

Tel: (27-12-326-****/6 Tel: (27-12-323-****

Cell: 083-***-**** Cell: 082-***-****

ac4a5i@r.postjobfree.com ac4a5i@r.postjobfree.com

Martie Risseeuw Tendai Mudukuti

RIET Family Guidance Centre RivLife Community Centre

Randfontein Pietermaritzburg

Tel: (27-11-693-**** Tel: (27-33-397-****

Cell: 071-***-**** Cell: 083*******



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