09 June 2020

WC Health Department Psychologist Internship Opportunity 2020

The Department of Health in the Western Cape has a Psychologist Internship Opportunity for graduates 
for those who have a passion for helping people from disadvantaged backgrounds and are comfortable with sensitive issues.

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.
 
Requirements:  
  • Honours degree in Psychology. Successful completion of the theoretical part of the Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology.
  •  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.
Salary: R 579 147 per annum Annual salary plus a portion of the package can be structured according to the individuals personal needs.
 
Closing date: 2020/06/19

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


Enquiries: Bianca Beukes (+27 21 8158749)

The 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.

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