Western Cape Government - Department of Health and Wellness
Clinical Psychologist Intern (15 posts) (1 January 2023 to 31 December 2023)
Remuneration: R587 835 per annum
Requirement: Minimum educational qualification: Honours degree in Psychology ● Successful completion of the theoretical part of the Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology. Registration with a professional council: Registration with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Clinical Psychology student. Inherent requirements of the job: Registration with HPCSA as a Clinical Psychology intern by 1 January 2023. 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 (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape ● Computer literacy.
Duties (key result areas/outputs): 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 programme of the departments of Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry of the University Stellenbosch or the University Of Cape Town Faculty Of Health Sciences.
Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post. 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 shortlisted 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 programme. Institutions: Groote Schuur Hospital, Tygerberg Hospital, Red Cross Children’s Memorial Hospital, Valkenberg Hospital, Stikland Hospital, Alexandra Hospital, Lentegeur Hospital
Enquiries: Ms B Beukes, tel. 021 815 8749
Closing date: 1 July 2022
Applications are submitted online via www.westerncape.gov.za/health-jobs (click “online applications”).