Counselling Psychology Internship (2 Positions) (TB00326)

Listing reference: nwu_002848
Listing status: Online
Apply by: 19 July 2024
Position summary
Industry: Education & Training
Job category: Psychology
Location: Potchefstroom
Contract: Internship
Remuneration: The annual total remuneration package will be commensurate with the level of appointment as advertised and in line with the NWU policy guidelines.
Introduction
NORTH-WEST UNIVERSITY (POTCHEFSTROOM CAMPUS) FACULTY OF HEALTH SCIENCES DEPARTMENT: PC CENTRE FOR HEALTH AND HUMAN PERFORMANCE POSITION NUMBER: TB00326 VACANCY: COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY INTERNSHIP (2 POSITIONS) PEROMNES GRADE: P9 EMPLOYMENT TYPE: 1 – YEAR TEMPORARY FIXED-TERM APPOINTMENT NOTE: Referent letter from Supervisor is essential when applying.
Job description

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The appointment intern psychologist will contribute to the clinical practice within the CHHP and complete an internship as required by the HPCSA under supervision of a permanent Counselling Psychologist.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Psychometric & Psychological Assessments of children, adolescents and adults.
  • Counselling and/or Psychotherapy.
  • Trauma, HIV, Psycho-Legal & Community Matters.
  • Internship training programme and supervision.
  • Ethical and professional matters.
  • Practice management and entrepreneurial matters.     

Minimum requirements

  • A Master of Arts / Master of Science (NQF level 9) in Counselling Psychology.
  • Registration with the HPCSA as an Intern Psychologist.
  • A minimum of one (1) year counselling skills experience at Psychology Master’s level.

KEY FUNCTIONAL / TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Psychological assessment of clients using HPCSA recognized psychometric instruments.
  • Ability to conduct case presentations and multi-disciplinary groups discussions.
  • Attendance of individual and group supervision on a weekly basis.
  • Client or case relevant research (i.e. diagnostic or therapeutic information) and theoretical conceptualization.
  • Administrative responsibilities.
  • Demonstration of language proficiency.
  • Referent letter from Supervisor is essential when applying.

KEY BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES:

  • The ability to work well independently and also in a team.

REMUNERATION 

The annual total remuneration package will be commensurate with the level of appointment as advertised and in line with the NWU policy guidelines.

ENQUIRIES REGARDING JOB CONTENT MAY BE DIRECTED TO:                      Prof. Pieter Kruger, Tel: 018 299-1737

ENQUIRIES REGARDING RECRUITMENT PROCESS MAY BE DIRECTED TO:   Ms. Janine Da Gama, Tel: 016 910-3451

CLOSING DATE:                                                                                                        19 July 2024

PLANNED COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES:                                                            02 January 2025

Kindly take note: Applications must be submitted online through the official NWU vacancy website.

Incomplete applications and those submitted through any other platform will not be considered.

The University subscribes to and applies the principles of Employment Equity (EE) Act and is committed to transformation. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the EE Act and NWU Employment Equity Plan.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.

If you are not contacted within two months from the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

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