University of Pretoria (UP): Counselling Psychologist 2020


Last updated on August 1st, 2020 at 10:51 am

University of Pretoria (UP) invites applicants to apply for Counselling Psychologist Graduate / Internship Programme 2020.

Internship Application Closing Date : 12 August 2020

Internship Location : Pretoria, Gauteng

INTERN: COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGIST (SEVEN POSTS: ONE-YEAR CONTRACT, 2021)

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proven registration as a MA or MSc Counselling Psychology student at an accredited university/college;
  • Registration as an Intern Psychologist with HPCSA;
  • Completed course work as part of first year MA/MSc Counselling Psychology training;
  • Successful practical work as part of first year MA/MSc Counselling Psychology training.

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES (SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND BEHAVIOURAL ATTRIBUTES):

  • Knowledge of the following:
    • Psychological intervention at a professional level;
    • Short term and brief therapy techniques;
    • A range of psychometric assessments;
    • The Code of Ethics and Conduct for Psychologists (HPCSA);
  • Ability to diagnose psychological problems and psychopathology within the Scope of Practice for Counselling psychologists; 
  • Liaise with external organisations in service delivery to students;
  • Flexibility as service demands require;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Efficient planning, organising and prioritising skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Professionalism, confidentiality and sensitivity towards the diversity of students;
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal);
  • Computer skills in MS Word, PowerPoint and e-mail;
  • Ethical insight and reliability;
  • Ability to manage crisis interventions.

ADDED ADVANTAGES AND PREFERENCES:

  • Practical experience within a clinic environment;
  • Experience with psychological assessments and psychometric tests;
  • Experience with report writing.

How to apply

Applicants are requested to apply online at www.up.ac.za, and follow the link: [email protected]

In applying for this post, please attach:

  • A comprehensive CV;
  • Certified copies of registration as a current MA or MSc Counselling Psychology student;
  • Certified copy of registration as a current Student Psychologist with the HPCSA;
  • Certified copies of undergraduate qualifications;
  • Certified copies of academic results;
  • Names, e-mail addresses and telephone details of three referees whom we have permission to contact;
  • Self-evaluation.

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