x3 Psychologists wanted at Rhodes University (Part Time)

The Department of Student Services and Development invite suitably qualified candidates to join their team as psychologist

Closing date: 28 June 2024

Location: Makhanda, Eastern Cape

Main Objectives
As a senior member of a team of psychologists and interns in the Counselling Centre, the primary purposes of this job are to provide comprehensive counselling and psychological support to students, provide advice to University staff members in managing students with psychological problems, assist the Manager of the Centre in the supervision and training of intern and qualified psychologists and to deputise for the Manager of the Centre when they are not available.

The Requirements
Registration and compliant with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Counselling Psychologist with at least 5 year’s relevant work experience over and above their internship. Individuals who have supervised interns will be at an advantage.

Relevant experience includes: –

• Any work with adolescents or individuals in early adulthood. The greater the diversity of this experience the better for example, experience in one-on-one counselling, group counselling and educational work.
• Those individuals with specific experience of working with University students will also be at an advantage.

Application Process

It is essential that prospective candidates read the Job profile for further information and ensure that all relevant documentation is submitted.

The following documents are required:

  • A comprehensive CV and relevant qualifications which should include the following: –
    • Reasons for leaving your current and previous jobs.
    • Referees who are and/or were your direct line manager, their title, name, designation and contact information which should be at least their contact number and email address.
  • A strong and succinct motivation which tells us your interest in the post and suitability relative to the job requirements. 

Please note, no hand-written applications will be considered. Failure to submit all documentation will result in an application being disqualified.

Any questions or enquiries regarding the submission of an application please contact 046 603 7266.

Selection Process (provisional date, subject to change):

  • Short-listing meeting date to be confirmed.
  • The selection process that will be followed for this post will include an assessment and/or presentation and an interview.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be informed of the interview date.

Remuneration per annum (Grade 14):

Basic Pensionable Salary per annum:                          R302 571

Cost to Company per annum (Approximately):             R413 446

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. This post is advertised as permanent post, but the University may opt to appoint on a fixed-term contract of not less than three-years. The University reserves the right not to proceed with the filling of the post. An application in itself does not entitle the applicant to an interview.  Employment checks will be conducted on recommended candidates. 

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