Department of Health – Psychologist (Internship) (x7)

A job opportunity
A job opportunity exists for the right candidate in Western CapeThe Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity. Candidates with disabilities are encouraged to apply and an indication in the regard will be appreciated.

Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for any of the positions advertised by the Western Cape Government. Psychologist (Intern)  

Employment Type: Contract  Reference No: MHS97/2020  

Location: Valkenberg, Lentegeur, Stikland, Red Cross, Groote Schuur, Alexandra and Tygerberg Hospitals 

Competencies (Knowledge/Skills): 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. Enquiries:Bianca Beukes (+27 21 8158749) 

Minimum Educational Qualifications: Honours degree in Psychology. Successful completion of the theoretical part of the Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. 

Duties (Key Result Areas/Outputs): Under The Supervision Of A Clinical Psychologist/Tutor.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. 

Inherent Requirement Of The Job: Registration with HPCSA as a Clinical Psychology Intern by 1 January 2021. Registration With A Professional Council:Registration with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa(HPCSA) as a Clinical Psychology Student. 

Remuneration: R 579 147 per annum Annual salary plus a portion of the package can be structured according to the individuals personal needs. 

Starting Date: 2020/06/29 

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: 2020/06/19 
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