PRINCIPAL PSYCHOLOGIST GRADE 1: SENIOR LECTURER/ADJUNCT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

  • Full Time
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, Civitas Building, Cnr Thabo Sehume and Struben Streets, 0001 View on Map
  • @Health Gauteng posted 6 days ago
  • Posted : Oct 13, 2021 -Accepting applications
  • Salary: R1,025,316.00 - R1,025,316.00 / Annual
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Job Detail

  • Offered Salary R1 025 316. package per annum all inclusive. (Grade of post and remuneration package will be determined by years of experience after registration at HPCSA as a Principal Psychologist according to OSD guidelines.)
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree
  • Industry Health
  • Reference POST 35/71
  • Centre Weskoppies Hospital
  • Enquiries
    Dr. JM Pooe Tel No: (012) 319 9719/ Prof. FB Sokudela Tel No: (012) 319 9720
  • Where to submit application
    HR: Recruitment and Selection Office, Weskoppies Hospital, Private Bag X 113, Pretoria 0001
  • Notes
    NOTE : Applications should include latest Z83, CV, copies of ID (smart card ID and driver’s license to be copied both sides) and qualifications. No need to certify documents, only shortlisted candidates must submit certified documents. Please note that should you not use the latest Z83 and completed, initialed and signed in full, the department reserves the right to disqualify your application. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. If you have not been contacted within three (3) months after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) – Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 off which one must immediate supervisor. Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).Weskoppies Hospital reserves the right to cancel or not fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process. Employment Equity profile will be taken into consideration. The Department of Health is committed to the achievement and maintenance of diversity and equity-employment especially of race, gender and disability. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply

Job Description

EQUIREMENTS : Master’s degree in a Clinical Psychology. Registration with the HPCSA as a Clinical Psychologist. At least 1 conference paper presented. A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Clinical Psychologist as an independent psychologist with supervisory and / or managerial experience in a Psychiatric setting. A minimum of 2 years’ experience on a managerial level. Knowledge of the Mental Health Care Act and other relevant pieces of legislation, government strategic goals and policies. Evidence of academic experience with scientific journal publications and scientific conference papers delivered. Recommendations: Evidence of course/block coordination, curriculum development/innovation, good teaching evaluation, clear clinical focus area in the teaching, postgraduate teaching and research supervision, doctoral studies qualification. DUTIES : The post for principal psychologist is a joint with Weskoppies Hospital/Gauteng and the School of Medicine of the Faculty of Health Science, University of Pretoria. Management of the Clinical Psychologist Unit- Overseeing the daily operations of the unit within the hospital ensuring that government and hospital policies and protocols are upheld and followed. Act as liaison between the Psychologist Unit and hospital management and the University of Pretoria. Administrative duties assigned to post. Draft policies and develop strategic plans required to meet the objectives of the operational plan of the Clinical Psychology unit including budget management and procurement processes for the Unit. Overseeing job performance evaluations of the Psychology Unit staff. Ensure that OWR’s is conducted according to the official policies of the Gauteng Health Department. Training and supervision of intern psychologist and / or community service psychologist. Perform as a clinical psychologist as part of a multi-disciplinary team providing assessment, evaluation and appropriate treatment of Mental health Care Users including attending academic ward rounds, providing psychotherapy and conducting psychometric and medico-legal assessments. Provision of forensic psychology services, including the evaluation of alleged offenders/victims and attending court cases. Academic and clinical work for the Faculty of Health Science at the University of Pretoria including the development and provision of lectures, group-work, research supervision, research and publications as well as community engagement.

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