Sunday , February 25 2024

UCT Security Vacancies 2023 – Clinical Psychologist

Website University of Cape Town

Job Description:

The Disability Service unit within the University of Cape Town (UCT), a section within the Office for Inclusivity & Change situated in the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Transformation portfolio, is seeking to appoint a skilled Clinical Psychologist. .
The main purpose of this role is to facilitate the necessary accommodations for students with Specific Learning Disabilities and Psychosocial Disabilities to ensure efficient functioning within a complex Higher Education Environment.
The ideal candidate will meet the requirements below and have a strong interest in students and have an empathic attitude towards them.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide short term psycho-educational support for students registered with the Disability Service.
  • Be personally accountable and committed to the students as clients.
  • Manage the exam concession applications for students who present at the Disability Service (DS).
  • Provide information and support for staff in respect of the provision of accommodations for students registered with the Disability Service.
  • Manage the psychometry programme within the Disability Service.
  • Full participation in the development of the component of the Mental Health policy that relates to access to time and other concessions for students with mental health concerns
  • Undertake matters relating to students registered with the Disability Service on the grounds of Specific Learning Disabilities and disabilities related to psychological conditions.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience in working with adolescence and/ or young adults
  • Ability to handle confidential records with integrity
  • Masters’ qualification in Clinical Psychology (NQF9)
  • Institutional knowledge of the functioning of a university
  • Ability to sensitively engage students on matters of mental health in forums and similar settings
  • Experience in cross cultural testing
  • Demonstrated people management skills & experience.
  • Flexibility and adaptability to a variety of presenting problems.
  • Current registration with the HPCSA as a Clinical Psychologist with Professional Indemnity Insurance
  • Must be able to work within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Sound interpersonal relationship skills.
  • A minimum of four years’ work experience as a registered psychologist with expertise in in the following fields: Diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions; Diagnosis and management of Specific Learning Disabilities; Competence in psychometric assessment

Job Details:

Company: University of Cape Town

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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