• Reference Number : refs/019944
  • Directorate : Mental Health
  • Number of Posts : 1
  • Package : Grade 1: R790 077 per annum, Grade 2: R918 630 per annum, Grade 3: R1 063 611 per annum, (all-inclusive package)
  • Enquiries : Dr. O. Gerber-Schutte Tel: 011 953 4515/5400 Cell: 0824752890

Requirements :

  • Senior Certificate/Matric grade 12. Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology. Current registration with HPCSA as Clinical Psychology. No experience after registration with HPCSA for officers who completed Community Service or one year relevant experience after registration as independent Psychologist with a recognized Foreign Health Professional Council in respect of foreign qualified employees, whom it is not required to perform Community Service as required in South Africa. Knowledge of mental health legislation and related legal and ethical practices, PFMA and Public Services Act and Regulations. Good communication, interpersonal, IT, and human resources management skills. Ability to work independently and in a multidisciplinary context. Analytic thinking, independent decision making and problem-solving skills. Interest and experience in community mental health will be an added advantage. Applicant must be in possession of a valid South African driver’s license (proof must be attached). Applicants must be willing to travel within the district. A completed Z83 form and a detailed curriculum vitae must accompany the application.

Duties :

  • Within the Scope of Practice of Clinical Psychologists: Provide specialist level clinical psychological assessments and treatments to clients of all age groups (including the promotion of mental health, early detection, and treatment and rehabilitation to minimize long-term effects). Design and implement treatment plans and critically evaluate outcomes. Provide individual, family or group psychotherapy. Liaise with external organizations (e.g., schools) for mental health promotion, prevention, detection, and management. Organize and manage clinical activities such they are proficient and integrated. Establish referral pathways at all levels of care and liaise with District, Regional and Tertiary Hospitals in the cluster. Monitor and evaluation of services for quality of care, compliance to policies and guidelines, and statutory legislation. Provide development, training, and clinical supervision of district generalist health staff, undergraduate, and post graduate students through appropriate task sharing and consultation. Support district level organizational activities and structures. Ensure collaboration and communication with other PHC staff and other health out-reach services (training and support) to integrate these mental health services into their service delivery objectives. Establish, maintain, and participate in the inter-sectoral and multi-disciplinary forum that promotes a seamless delivery of efficient and effective mental healthcare. Utilize information technology and other information systems to manage mental health information for the enhancement of service delivery and the writing of reports. Support mental health related research.

Notes :

  • Applications should be submitted strictly online at the following e-Recruitment portal: https://jobs.gauteng.gov.za No hand-delivered, faxed or emailed applications will be accepted. NB: For assistance with online applications please email your query to e-recruitment@gauteng.gov.za. NB: Where Driver’s License is mandatory, exception will be granted for people with disabilities. Application should be accompanied by a fully completed and signed new Z83 application form obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet at www.dpsa.gov.za/documents plus a recently updated comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (Applications without proof of a new Z83 application form and a detailed CV will be disqualified). The experience on the Curriculum Vitae must contain the institution, position(s) and dates (dd/mm/yyyy) indicating the starting and ending period to be able to calculate the years of experience. The information on the new Z83 must correspond with the Curriculum Vitae. (Shortlisted candidates will receive communication from HR to submit certified copies of educational qualifications and other relevant documents not older than 6 months on or before the day of the interview). It is the applicant’s responsibility to have foreign qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA). All foreign qualification must be accompanied by evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA). Correspondence will only be limited to shortlisted candidates. If you have not been contacted within 3 months of the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment/reference check verification). NB: Reference Checks-the applicant must provide at least 3 contact details (names, cellphone number and email address) of his/her referees, of which immediate supervisor(s) must form part of. The Department shall reserve the right to conduct verification beyond names provided on CV. Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. The recommended candidate may be subjected to Medical Surveillance as required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Act 85/1993. It is the department’s intention to promote representivity (race, gender, and disability) in the Public Service through the filling of these posts. The Department reserves the right not to appoint/fill this post. Be flexible to be allocated to any facility under the advertising sub-district in west rand district as per service delivery needs. Public Service does not charge any fees for applying for posts. Should you be asked for a fee, please let the authorities know. WOMEN AND PEOPLE WITH DISABILITY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Employer : Department of Health

Location : West Rand District Health Services

Closing Date : 23-02-2024

Criteria Questions
Do have Appropriate qualifications that allow for registration with the HPCSA in the category Clinical Psychologist?
Do you have a One year relevant experience after registration with the HPCSA in respect of foreign qualified employees, of which it is not required to perform Community Service as required in South Africa?
Do you have a proof of current registration with HPCSA?

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.