Western Cape Dept of Health: Psychologist Internships 2020 / 2021

Western Cape Department of Health is offering Psychologist Internship Programme for 2020 / 2021.

Internship Application Closing Date: 03 July 2020

Internship Location: Valkenberg, Lentegeur, Stikland, Red Cross, Groote Schuur, Alexandra and Tygerberg Hospitals in Western Cape

Knowledge and Skills

Achievement of training standards set by the HPCSA and SA Professional Board of Psychology. Ability to work accurately under pressure and maintain a high standard of professionalism. Good interpersonal and communication skills. Computer literacy. Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape.

Minimum Educational Qualifications

Honours degree in Psychology. Successful completion of the theoretical part of the Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology.


In- and outpatient clinical assessment and psychological treatment of adults and children. Ward work will comprise of a range of psychiatric diagnoses, as well as medical wards, intellectual disability and forensic services. Conducting psychometric assessments including personality and comprehensive neuro psychological evaluations. General and clinical administrative tasks. Participation in the academic training program of the departments of Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry of the University Stellenbosch or the University Of Cape Town Faculty Of Health Sciences.

How to apply

Click here to apply online for Western Cape Dept of Health: Psychologist Internships 2020 / 2021

Please note: All applicants are to submit a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae; 3 referee reports and Interim Supervisors report; Identity Document, Matric certificate, Academic transcripts and HPCSA registration certificate as Psychology Student. All applicants should indicate 5 institutions of preference, but may be placed at other institutions, depending on the availability of posts. If the applicant does not select 5 institutions their application will not be considered. All short listed candidates will be expected to submit a reflective task prior to the interview. It will be expected of successful candidates to provide your yearend final supervisor’s report if you are selected to the Intern program.

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