Psychologist Grade 1 To 3

PROVINCIAL ADMINISTRATION: WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT
DEPARTMENT OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT
Directorate: Metro District Health Services
SALARY : Grade 1: R633 702 per annum Grade 2: R746 466 per annum Grade 3: R866 310 per annum (A portion of the package can be structured
CENTRE : Eerste River Hospital
CLOSING DATE : 29 September 2017

REQUIREMENTS :
Minimum educational qualification: Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Psychologist.
Registration with a professional council: Current registration with the HPCSA as Clinical Psychologist and proof of payment.
Experience: Grade 1: None after registration with the HPCSA as a Psychologist in respect of RSA qualified employees.
One year relevant experience after registration with the HPCSA as Psychologist in respect of foreign qualified employees of whom it is not required to perform Community Service, as required in South Africa.
Grade 2: Minimum of 8 years relevant experience after registration with the HPCSA as Psychologist in respect of RSA qualified employees.
Minimum of 9 years relevant experience after registration with the HPCSA as Psychologist in respect of foreign qualified employees of whom it is not required to perform Community Service, as required in South Africa.
Grade 3: A Minimum of 16 years relevant experience after registration with the HPCSA as Psychologist in respect of RSA qualified employees.
A Minimum of 17 years relevant experience after registration with the HPCSA as Psychologist in respect of foreign qualified employees of whom it is not required to perform Community Service, as required in South Africa.
Competencies (knowledge/skills): Ability to connect with people and communicate about emotional issues.
Ability to communicate (both written and verbal in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.
Ability to function as part of a multidisciplinary team to promote the overall well-being of clients.
Basic computer literacy skills.
Knowledge of legislation applicable to Clinical Psychology, e.
g.
the Mental Health Care Act and the Child Care Act.
Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.
Candidates who are not in possession of the stipulated registration requirements, may also apply.
Such candidates will only be considered for appointment on condition that proof of application for registration to register with the relevant council and proof of payment of the prescribed registration fees to the relevant council are submitted with their job application/on appointment.
This concession is only applicable on health professionals who apply for the first time for registration with the relevant council (including individuals who must apply f
DUTIES :
Key result areas/outputs: Develop, train, manage and provide evidence-based individual, group- and family-based psychological services within the in- and out-patient acute service platform of the hospital.
Contribute a psychological perspective to the work of the multi-disciplinary team.
Perform administrative tasks associated with the clinical work.
Adhere to Continuous Professional Development (CPD) requirements as stipulated by the HPCSA.
Adhere to the ethical Code of Conduct as upheld by the Professional Board for Psychology in South Africa.

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