PSYCHOLOGIST/ COUNSELLOR

Full Time Vaal University of Technology in Educational Institutions
  • Post Date: May 16, 2022
  • Apply Before : May 19, 2022
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Job Details

  • Qualifications Master’s Degree
  • Industry Education, training & skills development
  • Reference POST NO: 3259 PEROMNES GRADE:08
  • Centre Gauteng
  • Where to submit application
    Submit CV to [email protected]
  • Notes
    Please Note: The application must be accompanied by a CV, identity document and ORIGINAL certified copies (not older than 3 months) of educational qualifications. Submission of such copies entitles Vaal University of Technology to authenticate the qualifications without any further consent from the applicant. Candidates with foreign qualifications must also submit the South African equivalent of the qualification. These qualifications are evaluated by SAQA. Vaal University of Technology is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, which is committed to the implementation of its employment equity plan. Therefore, people from designated groups are encouraged to apply. If you are not contacted within six weeks after the closing date, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.

Job Description

Key Performance Areas include but are not limited to: • Render therapy/counselling to students (individual and groups) • Provide career guidance and counselling to students and external clients • Present life skills workshops and organise awareness campaigns on mental health issues • Administer, evaluate and interpret psychological tests • Train and supervise peer helpers • Travel to various sites of delivery/ satellite campuses to render services • Coordinate the psychometric profiling of first year students • Design, develop and implement programs in the following areas: Residence counselling, community programs, crisis/trauma counselling, substance abuse, life skills programs and peer educators’ programs • Undertake research and do needs analysis to inform program development. Qualifications and Experience: • At least a Master’s degree in Educational/Counselling/Clinical Psychology • Registration with HPCSA as a Psychologist is a prerequisite • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in Psychology post qualification • Experience in Higher Education environment would be an added advantage Skills and Competencies: • Written and verbal communication skills • Analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills • Ability to plan, organise and manage projects • Ability to work with staff and students from diverse backgrounds • Ability to work under pressure and over weekends as and when required • Ability to work independently • Administrative skills

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