Applications Open For The Department Of Health Psychologist Internship/Graduate 2021

Applications Open For The Department Of Health Psychologist Internship/Graduate 2021. Applications are invited from suitably qualified graduates to apply for the Psychologist Internship programme at the Department of Health.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • 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.


  • 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.

Education / Qualifications:

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

Inherent Requirements:

Registration with HPCSA as a Clinical Psychology Intern by 1 January 2021.

All applicants To Submit:

  • A comprehensive Curriculum Vitae;
  • 3 referee reports and Interim Supervisors report;
  • Identity Document,
  • Matric certificate,
  • Academic transcripts
  • HPCSA registration certificate as Psychology Student.

Please Note:

  • 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 year end final supervisor’s report if you are selected to the Intern program.

How to Apply

Apply Online for the WC Department Of Health: Psychologist Internship programme 2021

Closing Date: 3rd July 2020

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