Khulisa Social Solutions: Auxiliary Social Worker

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Khulisa Social Solutions is s a nonprofit organisation addressing the challenges faced by communities in a holistic and comprehensive manner. It aims to identify the systemic challenges in the society and to overcome fragmentation of policy, systems and delivery through innovative new interventions and partnerships. Khulisa Streetscapes provides chronic homeless individuals with concurrent substance misuse and or mental health problems a rehabilitation opportunity through a dedicated work programme combined with psychosocial support.

Khulisa Social Solutions seeks to appoint an Auxiliary Social Worker for Khulisa Streetcapes, to be based in Cape Town.

Responsibilities:

Coaching and mentoring

  • One-on-one sessions with clients assigned to your care, including making biopsychosocial assessments
  • where necessary, drafting personal development plans and weekly coaching sessions
  • Keeping and filing sessions notes
  • Assisting beneficiaries in identifying and implementing personal developmental activities
  • Facilitation of group sessions for beneficiaries, writing of group session notes

Subsidised employment supervision

  • Lead and develop a work team made up of beneficiaries in one of Streetsacpes social enterprises
  • Ensure the team is working in alignment to the Streetscapes code of conduct
  • Effectively manage poor performance
  • Daily team planning meetings, clear delegation of team roles, efficient scheduling of work duties
  • Participate in operational team meetings
  • Weekly reporting on operational statistics

Requirements:

  • Auxiliary Social Worker qualification
  • Administrative skills
  • Knowledge of community development
  • Commitment for vulnerable populations, strong drive for results as well as teamwork, unquestioned integrity and professionalism

To apply, submit a CV’s to jesse@khulisa.org.za

For more about Khulisa Streetsacpes project refer to http://www.khulisa.org.za/streetscapes/

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