Community Keepers Recent Available Job Opportunity

Posted on :

24 Apr, 2019

Category :

Healthcare Jobs in South Africa

Community Keepers is a nonprofit company aiming to promote the social and emotional wellbeing of children and youth by providing support services within schools. The Community Keepers multidisciplinary team operates from school-based offices and delivers a variety of services to learners including, counselling, therapy, life skills programmes, parenting workshops and more.

Job Title: Psychologists

Job Location: Western Cape

This is a part-time (6 to 20 hours a week. One to Three mornings a week from 08:00 to 14:00 as well as one afternoon from 14:00 to 16:00)

Responsibilities:

  • Assess children and youth (5 to 18 years) which includes individual interviews, obtaining collateral from relevant support systems (parents/guardians, educator, previous schools, etc.), diagnosis and development of a treatment plan
  • Individual and group interventions based on treatment plans. Ensuring that the most appropriate intervention is used and the most up-to-date methods of intervention
  • Update all administrative processes associated with the clinical process, including clinical notes, organising files, giving feedback to referrers, etc
  • Lead case discussions and giving specific input to team members regarding cases
  • Develop and present of parenting sessions to parents/guardians of learners Involvement in peer supervision and professional development (case presentations and literature reviews)
  • Make an ongoing contribution to the overall goals and development of Community Keepers as an organisation

Requirements:

  • M (Educational, Counselling or Clinical Psychology) and registered as an Educational, Counselling or Clinical Psychologist
  • Three years’ experience as a Psychologist
  • Specialised academic knowledge and practical experience in Educational, Counselling or Clinical Psychology
  • Knowledge on the development and evaluation of creative approaches to the assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of the client group
  • Quality principles and practise and sound understanding and ability to apply ethical principles Proficiency with Microsoft (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Verbal, visual and written communication skills
  • Fluent in Afrikaans and English
  • Must have passion, dedication and commitment towards the organisation and the job at hand

To apply

Download the application form from our website (https://communitykeepers.org/get-involved/#tab_involved_1) and submit to [email protected] with “Psychologist” in the subject line

Application Deadline: Friday, 3 May, 2019

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