CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

  • Full Time
  • Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, Golden Mile Building, 5 Downing St, North End, 6001 View on Map
  • Health Eastern Cape posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Aug 17, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R171,336,128,323,983,966,208.00 - R171,336,128,323,983,966,208.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary Grade 1: R713 361 – R784 278 per annum, (OSD) Grade 2: R832 398 - R923 847 per annum, (OSD) Grade 3: R966 039 – R1 137 936 per annum, (OSD)
  • Qualifications not-provided"
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: ECHEALTH/CPSY/DRH/01/08/2021
  • Centre Nelson Mandela Metro District, Dora Nginza Regional Hospital
  • Enquiries
    Ms B Bomela Tel No: 041 406 4421.
  • Where to submit application
    Dora Nginza Regional Hospital - Post to: HR Office, Dora Nginza Hospital, Private Bag X11951 Algoa Park 6005 or hand deliver to: Room DG71, Admin Buildling 1st Floor, Dora Nginza, Spondo Street Zwide Port Elizabeth 6201. Enquiries: Ms B Bomela Tel No 041 406 4421.
  • Notes
    Applications must be posted on the new Z83 Form accompanied by copies of Qualification(s) inclusive of Matric certificate, Identity document, Proof of registration, proof of citizenship if not RSA citizen, a comprehensive CV, indicating three reference persons: Name and Contact Numbers, A relationship with reference, Furthermore, such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. Communication from the HR of the department regarding the requirements for certified documents will be limited to shortlisted candidates. Therefore, only shortlisted candidates for a post will be required to submit certified documents on or before the day of the interview following communication from HR. Applicants must note that further Personnel Suitability checks will be conducted on short-listed candidates and that their appointment is subject to the outcome of these checks which include security clearance, security vetting, qualification verification and criminal record checks. Reference checks will be done on nominated candidate(s). Note that correspondence will only be conducted with the short-listed candidates. If you have not been contacted by the Department of Health within three (3) months of the closing date of the advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. We thank all applicants for their interest. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply for these posts.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Clinical Psychologist. Registration with HPCSA as a Clinical Psychologist and proof of current registration, Grade 1: (No experience required after registration with HPCSA as a Psychologist in respect of RSA qualified employees who performed community service in the relevant profession as required in South Africa), Grade 2. A minimum of 8 years’ relevant experience required after registration with HPCSA as a Psychologist in respect of RSA qualified employees who performed community service in relevant profession as required in South Africa), Grade 3: A minimum of 16 years ‘relevant experience required after registration with HPCSA as a Psychologist in respect of RSA qualified employees. DUTIES: Assessing client needs, abilities or behaviour using a variety of methods, including psychometric tests, interviews and direct observation of behaviour, working as a part of the multidisciplinary team alongside doctors, nurses, social workers, health professionals, health visitors, psychiatrists and occupational therapists. Devising and monitoring appropriate treatment programs, including therapy, counselling or advice, in collaboration with colleagues, Offering therapy and treatment for difficulties relating to mental health problems such as anxiety, depression, addiction, social and interpersonal problems, challenging behaviour and a variety of medical conditions, conducting forensic assessments and provision of related reports, Developing and evaluating service provision for clients, providing consultation to other professions, encouraging a psychological approach in their work, counselling and supporting careers. Initiating and carrying out applied research, adding to the evidence base of practice in a variety of healthcare settings. Assess and identify psycho-social problems of employees through counselling and applying appropriate interventions. Contribute to the department’s planning, budget and procurement process as well monitoring and evaluation. Run therapeutic groups and participate in wellness events. Participation in the training of clinical psychology students and intern clinical psychologists, Experience in clinical supervision will be an added advantage.

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