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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
January 16, 2020

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Curriculum Vitae of Fortune Mandla Makama

***** ******* ******, *********** ********* 10, Daveyton, 1520.

Single: 23 years old

Mobile details: 071-*******/ 084-***-****


Personal statement

It is with great pleasure that I submit my application to your organization. My name is Fortune Makama and I am a qualified Social Worker with Bachelor of Social Work (2018) from Nelson Mandela University.

I describe myself in the workplace as a highly resourceful, flexible, innovative, and enthusiastic individual with a wide variety of social work helping skills obtained throughout the student placement practicums as displayed in my attached resume.

I thrive for a high degree of professionalism, maturity, loyalty, confidentiality and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels.


Surname : Makama

Full name : Fortune Mandla

Date of birth : 03 March 1995

Gender : Male

Citizen : South African

Marital status : Single

Languages : IsiZulu, IsiXhosa, English, Xitsonga and Sepedi.

Criminal offence : None

Technical skills: : Effective communication skills

Conflict resolution

Adaptive and Flexible

Technologically inclined


Institution : Phandimfundo Secondary School

Year of entry : 2009

Year obtained : 2013

Certificate : National Senior Certificate

Institution : Nelson Mandela University

Year of entry : 2015

Year obtained : 2018

Course : Bachelor of Social Work (BSW)

Achievements and awards

Top 5 learner for year 2008 (Tshipi-noto Intermediate School)

Art and Culture subcommittee award for Xanadu residence 2015

Award for most talented Zepp (first-year) 2015.

Golden Key merit 2016 & 2017

Professional Experience

Inkqubela Mental Institution Community Development June to November 2016 and June to November 2017.

Mental health awareness as well as lobbying for community integration and socially marketing the institution as services rendered.

Tasks performed

Ikhala trust ABC approach training

Organizing Community development project

Training Student Social Worker at Department of Social Development Straundale Offices January-June 2017.

Dealing with casework and linking client systems with necessary institutional structures for social issues.

Tasks performed


Writing reports


Home and school visits

Facilitating self-enrichment and growth groups at NICRO from July to November 2017.

Dealing with first time offenders, especially those who are charged for minor criminal offences in a structured program mandated by the court.

Task performed

Skills training for adults

Providing therapy in a group intervention

Student Social Worker at Gelvan Park Frail Age Home from June to November 2018.

Dealing with elderly persons especially those who are frail and couldn’t afford access to professional physiotherapy.

Tasks performed.



Family reunification/involvement


Assessment and evaluation of clients


Report Writing


Asive Ntswahlane : Casework supervisor

Contact details : 071-*******/

Organization: : Deparment of Social Development (PLZ)

Desiree Konstabel : Field supervisor

Contact details : 084-***-****/

Organization : Nelson Mandela University

Sheldine Septoe : Campus Supervisor

Contact details : 082-***-****/

Organization : Nelson Mandela University

Prof. Zoleka Soji : HOD of Department of Social Development Profession at Nelson Mandela University

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