Khoza Bongani Selby
: Bongani Selby
Date of Birth
: South African
: English, Sesotho, Afrikaans and IsiZulu
Registration with SACSSP
: Valid from 01 April 2020 - 31 March 2021
Registration No: 10-29085
: Code – C1
: 078******* (Cell)
Name of School
: Vukile High School
Highest qualification obtained
: Grade 12
Name of Institution
: University of Zululand
: B. Social Work
: Department of Social Development
Practicing Social Worker
: 2010 to 2018
Appointed Victim Empowerment social worker
Appointed Substance Abuse,Youth, VEP and Probation Officer’s Supervisor (Acting)
: 2011 to 2016
: Ilembe District Office 2016 to 2018
BRIEF WORK EXPERIENCE
Rendered and monitored Implementation of developmental Social Welfare Services in Maphumulo and Ilembe District
Coordinated four Sub-programmes Child Care and Protection services, Substance abuse services, Victim Empowerment Services and Crime Prevention services in Maphumulo Service Office and Ilembe District Office.
Monitoring Substance Abuse rehabilitation treatment centers in Ilembe Distict Office
Monitoring Shelters for survivors of Gender based violence
Identified and Capacitated emerging NPOs in Ilembe District Office
Social Work Supervision and Social Work Administration duties performed in Ilembe District office and Maphumulo office.
Human Resource Management conducted as a Social Work Supervisor.
Inputs into Office Budget Estimates and Control of Procurement and Budget
Monitor and Evaluate Service Delivery by Funded Service Providers in line with signed SLAs.
SWOT Analysis/ conducted Mid-Term Performance evaluation and reports submitted.
Render service with regards to responding care, support, protection and development of vulnerable individuals and families.
Providing psychosocial support, counseling including counseling including trauma counseling, guidance and advice to the affected individuals, groups, families and communities.
Monitoring the effectiveness of the recommended interventions, reporting on progress and identity further/amended interventions to address the identified conditions.
Using analytical skills, interviews and observations to inform assessment, decision making and interventions to achieve desired outcomes within the context of managing risk to children.
Providing professional leadership for complex case arrangements, in situations which involve risk, complexity and safety of the service user others. Identifying through assessment needs and strengths and source appropriate solutions and interventions.
Taking a professional lead on safeguarding issues where abuse or neglect is suspected.
Assessing and balancing risk and protective factors within a Victim Empowerment Framework.
Keeping up to date with new developments in the social work and social welfare field.
Providing written and verbal protection plans where appropriate along with reports appropriate for courts and other legal purposes, which are concise, informative and based on complex evidence to support problem solving and resolution.
Assessing and managing risk, knowing how to intervene proportionately and ensuring people are protected from harm, complex situations, whilst protecting their human rights.
Monitoring and evaluating NPO’s (shelters for abused women with their children) compliance against signed Service level of Agreement.
Assisting emerging shelters with establishments, accreditation, and registration and monitoring in line with the minimum norms and standards of Victim Empowerment programme.
Monitoring of service activation in relation to a victim of crime as per relevant legislation.
Supervising junior social workers (VEP coordinators and Probation Officers and monitoring student social workers.
Contributing to the development of integrated services and policy and to promote new ways of developing service user, taking account of resource constraints and national initiatives.
Sharing information about vulnerable people with other agencies in order to safeguard them and promote their welfare as appropriate.
Maintaining and updating knowledge regarding social policy and social work practice and be fully informed of departmental policy and procedures and relevant legislation.
Taking responsibility for my own professional development and continuing professional development
Carrying out duties in a timely and responsive manner, in line with SACSSP standards and Professional Capability Framework.
Keeping and maintaining accurate service user records, in line with professional requirements and departmental recording methods.
CUSTOMER CARE SERVICES/ FULL IMPLEMENTATION OF BATHO PELE PRINCIPLES
Ensure that Office Batho Pele Implementation Plan is developed and fully implemented
Ensure that Monthly. Quarterly and annual BP reports are compiled and submitted to the Cluster and Regional BP Coordinators.
Monitor and ensure that all BP local, cluster and regional meetings are attended.
Monitor implementation of Customer Satisfaction Surveys through availing questionnaires.
Ensure opening of Suggestion Boxes, analysis of submitted questionnaires.
Ensure that timeous responses to complaints, redress is done and recorded.
PROVISION OF EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT CORPORATE FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
Submit Office Budget Estimates to inform Budget Allocation.
Adhere on implement Procurement Plan
Adhere to Supply Chain Management procedures, practice notes.
Adhere to cost cutting measures.
Avoid deviations from allocated budget
Ensure compilation and submission of Office monthly Budget and Expenditure reports.
Develop and Implement Office Risk Management Plan.
Ensure registering and reporting irregular expenditure.
PROVISION OF EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT CORPORATE HUMAN RESOURCE SERVICES
Participate in the implementation of induction Programme to newly place Social workers
Adhere to Department’s Annual Performance Plan
Ensure that employee Annual Work Plans are aligned to Departmental Strategic Objectives and Priorities.
Ensure that EPMDS documents are developed and submitted to Regional Office for capturing for each employee for each performance cycle.
Ensure that staff PDPs are developed and submitted to input to Regional Annual staff training plan
Ensure staff training and development.
Supervise staff and ensure that staff supervision sessions are held and recorded.
Ensure submission of performance reports
Identify staff training needs and ensure training to develop working skills.
Encourage and promote good working relations amongst workers.
Monitor compliance with Norms and Standards
Monitor implementation of legislation, policies and practice models.
RENDER DEVELOPMENTAL SOCIAL WELFARE SERVICES THROUGH THE FOLLOWING SUB-PROGRAMMES:
Victim Empowerment services
Child Care and Protection Services.
Crime prevention program
Family Support Services.
Substance Abuse -Prevention and Rehabilitation Services.
HIV/AIDS- Services to Orphans and Vulnerable Children.
Social Relief and Disaster Management
RENDER COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AND RESEARCH PROGRAMMES
Ensure that Interventions based on completed profiles are done.
Ensure continuous participation in Operation Sukuma Sakhe Programme at Ward level, Local Task Team level and in District Level.
Ensure training of CCGs and other participants in household and Ward profiling.
Ensure compilation and submission of OSS monthly reports and statistics.
Develop Ward based Database of existing and emerging NPOs.
Ensure Capacity Building and support of NPOs.
Monitor Funded NPOs, compile and submit Monthly, Quarterly and Annual M&E reports.
Assess and verify NPO performance reports quarterly.
EXPEREINCES, KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING
Relevant Legislation, Policy and Prescripts
Functioning spheres of Government
Batho Pele Principles and Administration procedure
Prevention of and Treatment for Substance Abuse Act 70 of 2008
Children’s Act & Regulations Act No 38 of 2005
The Constitution of the Republic of South Africa Act 108 of 1996
Probation Services ACT 116 OF 1991
Child Justice ACT & Regulations ACT NO 75 OF 2008
Criminal Law (Sexual Offences & Related 0Matters) Amendment Act 32 of 2007 & Regulations
Domestic violence Act 116 Of 1998
Public Finance Management Act No 1of 1999
NPO ACT No: 71 of 1997
National Drug Master plan
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Strong organizational and Administrative skills
Computer skills(Microsoft, excel, point and internet)
Exceptional interpersonal and time management skills
Financial Management skills
Planning, coordination and organizing skills
Ethical behavior towards matters of confidentiality
Good communication skills (verbal and written)
Conflict resolution skills
Ability to travel long distances
Project Management skill
Contact Person : Mrs A.Adams
Company : Department of Social Development
Position : Social work Manager
Contact Person : Miss Z.T. Khoza
Company : Department of Social Development
Position : Senior Social Worker