CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST

  • Full Time
  • Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, Natalia 330 Langalibalele (Longmarket) Street, 3201 View on Map
  • @Health KwaZulu-Natal posted 1 month ago
  • Posted : Sep 8, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R713,361.00 - R966,039.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary Grade 1: R713 361 per annum, (An all inclusive package) Grade 2: R832 398 per annum, (An all inclusive package) Grade 3: R966 039 per annum, (An all inclusive package) Other Benefits: 17% Rural Allowance
  • Qualifications Honours Degree
  • Industry Health
  • Reference REF NO: VRH 29/2021
  • Centre Vryheid District Hospital (Clinical Psychology Services)
  • Enquiries
    Dr Mthethwa NT (Acting Medical Manager) Tel No: 034 9822111 Ext 5921
  • Where to submit application
    All applications should be posted to: The Human Resource Management, Vryheid District Hospital, Private Bag x 9371, Vryheid, 3100.
  • Notes
    NOTE: The contents of this Circular Minute must be brought to the notice of all eligible officers and employees on your establishment of all Institutions. Institutions must notify all candidates who qualify for post in this circular minute even if they are absent from their normal places of work to apply. Direction to Candidates: The following documents must be submitted: Application for Employment form (Z83) which is obtainable from any Government Department OR from the website - www.kznhealth.gov.za. The applicants must submit copies of qualifications and Identity document – not copies of certified copies, Identity document and driver’s license (where appropriate) and any other relevant documents. Such copies need not be certified when applying for a post. The 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. Curriculum Vitae. The reference number must be indicated in the column provided on the form Z83 and on the back of the envelope, e.g. Ref 13/2018. NB: Failure to comply with the above instructions will be disqualify applicants. Person with disabilities should feel free to apply for the post. The appointment is subject to positive outcome obtained from the NIA the following checks (security clearance, credit records, qualification, citizenship and previous experience employment verification). Applicants in possession of a foreign qualification must attach an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA) to their applications. Non – RSA Citizens /Permanent Residents/Work permits holders must submit documentary proof together with their Applications. Due to the large number of applications, receipt of applications will not be acknowledged. However, correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Please note that due to financial constraint no S&T claims will be considered for payment to the candidates that are invited for an interview. African Male are encouraged to apply. The Employment Equity Target is an African Male.

Job Description

REQUIREMENTS: Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology. Registration certificate with the Health Professional of South Africa as Independent Psychologist. Proof of current registration with the Health Professional Council of South Africa as Independent Psychologist. Proof of current/previous work experience endorsed and stamped by the employer(s) must be attached. Grade 1: None after registration with the Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA) in respect of RSA qualified employees who performed Community Service, as required in South Africa. One (1) year relevant experience after registration with the Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as Independent 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 eight (8) years relevant experience after registration with Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as Independent Psychologist in respect of RSA qualified employees who performed Community Service as required in South Africa. Minimum of nine (9) years relevant experience after registration with Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as Independent Psychologist in respect of foreign qualified employees, of whom it is not required to perform Community Service, as required in South Africa. Grade 3: Minimum of sixteen (16) years relevant experience after registration with Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as Independent Psychologist in respect of RSA qualified employees who performed Community Service as required in South Africa. Minimum of seventeen (17) years relevant experience after registration with Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as Independent Psychologist in respect of foreign qualified employees, of whom it is not required to perform Community Service, as required in South Africa. Recommendation: Fluency in IsiZulu. Driver’s license. Knowledge, Skills, Training and Competencies Required: Sound Clinical knowledge regarding Clinical Psychology diagnostic assessment and therapeutic procedures and manuals. Knowledge and the ability to administer and interpret psychometric tests. Ability to function in a multi-disciplinary team. Excellent communication and interpersonal relationship skills. Quality Assurance and Improvement. Knowledge of research methodology and ethical code of conduct. Knowledge of relevant legislation. Problem solving skills. Planning and organizing. Psycho-legal assessments. DUTIES: Assess persons by means of clinical interviews. Provide effective administration of clinical work. Deliver a comprehensive psychological services in the relevant area of operations-operate and communicate effectively with multi-professional members. Administer and write reports on psychometric assessments. Ability to conduct individual group and family psychotherapy. Ability to communicate with patients and relatives. Maintain accurate records and compile statistics. Offer outreach services. Provide support to Community Service Psychologists allocated in Clinical Psychology Services.

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