CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST GRADE 1 – CHRIS HANI BARAGWANATH ACADEMIC HOSPITAL GOVERNMENT VACANCIES 2022

CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST GRADE 1

 

Reference Number : refs/012993
Directorate : PSYCHIATRY
Number of Posts : 1
Package : R 724 062.00 PER ANNUM (all-inclusive package)
Enquiries : Ms Jasmin Kooverjee Tel No: (011) 933 8834

Requirements :

Appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as Clinical Psychologist with a relevant registration category (i.e clinical) and proof of current registration. (RSA: No experience required after registration with the HPCSA as Psychologist in respect of RSA qualified employees who performed Community Service in relevant profession as required in South Africa), (Foreigner: 1 Year relevant experience required after registration with HPCSA as Psychologist in respect of foreign qualified employees, of whom it is not required to perform Community Service as required in South Africa). Please note this position is a Joint Appointee position, which means that you would be involved with teaching and training within the Psychiatry Department KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, TRAINING ANDCOMPETENCEREQUIRED: Sound clinical knowledge regarding Clinical Psychology diagnostic assessment and treatment procedures. Knowledge and the ability to administer and interpret psychological tests. Ability to function in a multi-disciplinary team. Excellent Communication and interpersonal relationship skills. Quality Assurance and Improvement. Problem solving skills. Planning and organising. Offer outreach services.

Duties :

: Assess persons by means of clinical interviews. 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 statistics. Ability to offer psychotherapy and assessment supervision to interns Clinical Psychologists as well as Psychiatry Registrars

Notes :

Applications should be hand delivered to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital between 8am and 3pm at Ground Floor, Main Admin Building or posted to The Director: Human Resource, Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Private Bag X01, Pimville, 1808. Applications may also be uploaded online at www.gautengonline.gov.za or http://professionaljobcentre.gpg.gov.za. No faxed applications will be considered. Applications must be submitted on the new Z83 form and must completed in full. The application form is obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents. According to Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) Circular 5 of 2021, candidates must attach copies of all the necessary documents (qualifications) to the application including a valid identity document, relevant certificates, and current proof of Council where necessary. Such copies need not be certified when applying for the post; only shortlisted candidates will receive communication from Human Resources (HR) to submit certified copies not older than 6 months on or before the day of the interview. Smart card copy must show both sides of the ID card. Applications without proof of the necessary documents required by HR will be disqualified. A recently updated CV that specifies the following should accompany the completed and signed form: All experience indicating the position, institution and respective dates (DD/MM/YY). Proof of current registration (Where applicable). Relevant service certificates. 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. Candidates will be subjected to Personnel Suitability Checks (PSC) –Verification (Reference checks- Provide at least 3 off which one must be immediate supervisor, the Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond names provided, where necessary), identity verification, qualifications verification, criminal record checks, credit/financial stability checks and employment verification). Persons in possession of a foreign qualification must furnish the Department with an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). The Department reserves the right to not make an appointment/fill the post. The recommended candidate may be subjected to medical surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 5/1993. CHBAH reserves the right to utilize practical exercises/tests for non-SMS positions during the recruitment process to determine the suitability of candidates for the post(s). CHBAH also reserves the right to cancel the filling of Vacancy or not to fill a vacancy that was advertised during any stage of the recruitment process. The Department reserve the right not to fill the post. The Gauteng Department of Health is guided by the principles of Employment Equity; therefore, all the appointments will be made in accordance with the Employment Equity target of the Department and the Hospital. People with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : CHRIS HANI BARAGWANATH ACADEMIC HOSPITAL

Closing Date : 11-02-2022

Criteria Questions
Do you have appropriate qualification that allows registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as Clinical Psychologist with a relevant registration category (i.e clinical)?
Do you have sound clinical knowledge regarding Clinical Psychology diagnostic assessment and treatment procedures?
Do you have knowledge and the ability to administer and interpret psychological tests?
Do you have the ability to function in a multi-disciplinary team?
Do you have proof of current HPCSA registration for April 2021/March 2022?

Please Notes :

Due to the large number of applications we envisage receiving, applications will not be acknowledged. If you do not receive any response within 3 months, please accept that your application was not successful.

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