We are excited to invite interested practitioners to apply for a psychology vacancy within the Matzikama Sub-district
Post no.: PSYCHOLOGIST GRADE 1-3
CORE TITLE: MEDICAL SCIENCES AND SUPPORT PERSONNEL
Institution: Matzikama Sub-district
(West Coast District) based at Vredendal, Western Cape
- Grade 1: R 790 077 (Level 11) per annum; a portion of the package can be structured according to the individual’s personal needs.
- Grade 2: R 918 630 (Level 12) per annum; a portion of the package can be structured according to the individual’s personal needs.
- Grade 3: R1 063 611 (Level 12) per annum; a portion of the package can be structured according to the individual’s personal needs.
All-inclusive salary package; pension and other government benefits.
Minimum educational qualification:
Appropriate qualification that allows for registration as a Clinical Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
Note: Candidates who are not in possession of the stipulated registration requirement may also apply. Such candidates will only be considered for appointment on condition that proof of application for registration with the HPCSA and proof of payment of the prescribed registration fees to the Council are submitted with the job application or, if shortlisted, on the day of the interview. This is only applicable to professionals who apply for the first time for registration as Psychologist.
Grade 1: No experience
Grade 2: Min of 8 years relevant experience after registration with the HPCSA as Psychologist.
Grade 3: Min of 16 years relevant experience after registration with the HPCSA as Psychologist.
Inherent requirements of the job:
Valid (Code B/EB) driver’s license (manual)
Willingness to travel.
Strong individual and group therapeutic skills.
Experience in working with a multi-disciplinary team and with conducting support groups.
Computer literacy in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
Ability to communicate (written and verbal) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Duties (key result areas/outputs):
Responsible for the development and management of a comprehensive and effectively managed psychological service in the Sub-district.
Effective provision of a psychological service at the Primary Health Care Clinics and in the Hospital.
Teaching and training of general and mental health practitioners to deliver appropriate psychological interventions.
Supervision of registered counsellors and community psychologist (where relevant)
Promote mental health to all service users in the Sub-district.
Note: Shortlisted candidates could be subjected to a competency test. No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
Enquiries: Dr JE Eygelaar, tel. no. (027) 2134070. Closing date: 30 November 2023
Please submit your application for the attention of Ms. ME Tangayi to the Manager: Medical Services, Vredendal Hospital, Private Bag X21, Vredendal, 8160.