Western Cape Department of Health: Psychologist (Intern)

Psychologist (Intern) (1 January to 31 December 2022)

Employment Type: Contract

Reference No: MHS92/2021

Location: Stikland Hospital, Alexandra Hospital, Lentegeur Hospital, Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Rondebosch, Tygerberg Hospital, Parow Valley, Valkenberg Hospital, Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory


Competencies

Achievement of training standards set by the HPCSA and SA Professional Board of Psychology. Ability to work accurately under pressure and maintain a high standard of professionalism. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Computer literacy. Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.


Note:

All applicants are to submit a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae; 3 referee reports and Interim Supervisors report; Identity Document, Matric certificate, Academic transcripts and HPCSA registration certificate as Psychology Student. All applicants should indicate 5 institutions of preference, but may be placed at other institutions, depending on the availability of posts. If the applicant does not select 5 institutions their application will not be considered. All short listed candidates will be expected to submit a reflective task prior to the interview. It will be expected of successful candidates to provide your yearend final supervisor’s report if you are selected to the Intern program. “Candidates who are not in possession of the stipulated registration requirements, may also apply. Such candidates will only be considered for appointment on condition that proof of application for registration to register with the relevant council and proof of payment of the prescribed registration fees to the relevant council are submitted with their job application / on appointment. This concession is only applicable on health professionals who apply for the first time for registration in a specific category with the relevant council (including individuals who must apply for change in registration status)”





Requirements

Honours degree in Psychology. Successful completion of the theoretical part of the Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology.

Registration with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Clinical Psychology (Intern).


Duties:

In- and outpatient clinical assessment and psychological treatment of adults and children. Ward work will comprise of a range of psychiatric diagnoses, as well as medical wards, intellectual disability and forensic services. Conducting psychometric assessments including personality and comprehensive neuro psychological evaluations. General and clinical administrative tasks. Participation in the academic training program of the departments of Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry of the University Stellenbosch or the University Of Cape Town Faculty Of Health Sciences.


Enquiries

Ms B Beukes, tel no. (021) 815-8749

R 579 147 per annum A portion of the package can be structured according to the individual's personal needs.


NOTICE TO ALL

Candidates may be subjected to a competency test. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. As directed by the Department of Public Service and Administration, applicants must note that further checks will be conducted once they are shortlisted and that their appointment is subject to positive outcomes on these checks, which include security clearance, qualification verification, criminal records and previous employment.

It will be expected of candidates to be conversant in at least two of the official languages (English/Afrikaans/Xhosa) of the Western Cape.


It will be expected of shortlisted candidates to be:

available at the venue on the time and date as determined by the Department and bring along recently (not older than 6 months) certified copies of your Identity Document (ID), driver’s license (if applicable for the post), qualification and/or proof of registration at relevant statutory body. Failure to adhere to the aforementioned may lead to his/her application being disqualified and not further considered.


Closing date: 2021/06/11



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