CLOSED: Registered Counsellor Contract Post at Vista Nova School – Cape Town

CLOSED: Registered Counsellor Contract Post at Vista Nova School – Cape Town

Vista Nova School is looking for a qualified Registered Counsellor for a contract position. The role involves conducting psychological screening and interventions for primary school learners, administering select psychometric assessments, and contributing to support programmes. Additional responsibilities include assisting with admissions, managing learner orientation, and maintaining ethical records in compliance with HPCSA and WCED standards. The successful candidate will work collaboratively as part of a Multidisciplinary Team to support learners’ holistic well-being and academic success.

More about the school:

Vista Nova School in Cape Town specializes in educating learners with cerebral palsy and other physical disabilities, focusing on maximizing their unique potential through tailored educational and therapeutic services. The school admits children from age 4 and offers a structured, routined day that includes smaller class sizes, learning support, and various therapies. A multi-disciplinary team of professionals, including class assistants, supports the learners in their daily activities and educational journey. The school’s principal emphasizes that there is no one-size-fits-all approach to education; the focus is on meeting the individual needs of each learner. Parents are advised to do thorough research and consult professionals when choosing a school that best suits their child’s unique needs.

Psychology News!

We are excited to invite you to read the latest issue of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) Psychology News, dated 01/10/2023. This edition is filled with valuable insights, research updates, and relevant news that aligns closely with PsySSA’s mission to advance psychology as both a science and a profession in South Africa.

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South African Journal of Psychology – Complimentary Access

South African Journal of Psychology – Complimentary Access

In celebration of the 27th Annual South Africa Psychology Congress, SAGE Publishers are taking a significant step to promote academic growth and knowledge dissemination. Recognising the importance of this event and the dedication of professionals in the field of psychology, SAGE is offering complimentary access to a curated selection of their journals, individual articles, and a plethora of other academic resources.

Don’t miss out on this limited-time offer. For detailed information on the available resources and to access them, head over to the SAGE website immediately. This is a prime occasion to enrich your knowledge base with premium content from a reputable publisher.

Calling all interested psychologists: Join the Western Cape Education Department Team

Calling all interested psychologists: Join the Western Cape Education Department Team

Are you a dedicated and passionate psychologist with expertise in educational, counselling, and/or clinical psychology, especially when it comes to working with children in the public sector? The Western Cape Education Department is currently seeking applications to fill several psychology positions across the province. If you’re eager to contribute to the well-being and academic success of learners, this could be your opportunity to make a difference.

We have multiple vacancies available, so let’s explore the positions and the districts where they are needed.

  1. Cape Winelands Education District (3 Vacancies)

Located in the heart of the Western Cape, the Cape Winelands Education District is seeking three dedicated psychologists to join their team. This district encompasses a diverse range of communities, and your work here will have a direct impact on the lives of learners and families in the region.

  1. Eden/Central Karoo Education District (2 Vacancies – Beaufort West and Oudtshoorn)

If you have a passion for working in more rural areas, consider applying for one of the two psychology positions in the Eden/Central Karoo Education District. You’ll have the chance to make a difference in the lives of learners in Beaufort West and Oudtshoorn.

  1. Overberg Education District (1 Position)

The Overberg Education District is looking for a dedicated psychologist to provide support and guidance to learners in this picturesque region. If you’re drawn to working in a coastal area with a unique blend of communities, this position may be your calling.

  1. Metro East Education District (1 Position)

Are you interested in working in an urban environment? The Metro East Education District is in need of a psychologist to help learners navigate the challenges of city life. Your expertise can make a significant difference in this bustling education district.

  1. West Coast Education District (1 Psychologist and 1 Senior Psychologist Position)

The West Coast Education District offers both a standard psychology position and an opportunity for career advancement as a Senior Psychologist. Whether you’re starting your career or looking to take the next step, this district has options for you.

How to Apply:

To apply for these exciting psychology positions, please visit the Western Cape Education Department’s official e-recruitment website and follow the application instructions. Be sure to read the requirements before submitting your application. Please include confirmation of an application to the South African Council for Educators (SACE) at [SACE Website]( This confirmation is essential to ensure your application is considered.

Vacancies are listed on the WCED e-recruitment website: [WCED e-recruitment](

Application Deadline: Midnight, October 27, 2023

We are looking for dedicated professionals who are passionate about psychology and education, specifically in the public sector. If you are committed to making a difference in the lives of learners and contributing to their well-being and academic success, we encourage you to apply.

Join the Western Cape Education Department team and be a part of an organization that values education, growth, and community. Your work as a psychologist will be an essential part of shaping the future of our learners and our province.

If you have any questions or need further information about these positions, please contact Ewald Crause at [](

Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of something truly impactful. Apply today and help us create a brighter future for the learners of the Western Cape!