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North-West University: Counselling Psychology Internship 2025

North-West University invites applications for the 2025 Counselling Psychology Internship (2 Positions).

Closing date: 19 July 2024

  • Industry: Education & Training
  • Job category: Psychology
  • Contract: Internship

Location: Potchefstroom

Remuneration: The annual total remuneration package will be commensurate with the level of appointment as advertised and in line with the NWU policy guidelines.

Job Purpose

The appointment intern psychologist will contribute to the clinical practice within the CHHP and complete an internship as required by the HPCSA under supervision of a permanent Counselling Psychologist.

Key Responsibilities

  • Psychometric & Psychological Assessments of children, adolescents and adults.
  • Counselling and/or Psychotherapy.
  • Trauma, HIV, Psycho-Legal & Community Matters.
  • Internship training programme and supervision.
  • Ethical and professional matters.
  • Practice management and entrepreneurial matters. 

Minimum requirements

  • A Master of Arts / Master of Science (NQF level 9) in Counselling Psychology.
  • Registration with the HPCSA as an Intern Psychologist.
  • A minimum of one (1) year counselling skills experience at Psychology Master’s level.

Key Competencies

KEY FUNCTIONAL / TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:

  • Psychological assessment of clients using HPCSA recognized psychometric instruments.
  • Ability to conduct case presentations and multi-disciplinary groups discussions.
  • Attendance of individual and group supervision on a weekly basis.
  • Client or case relevant research (i.e. diagnostic or therapeutic information) and theoretical conceptualization.
  • Administrative responsibilities.
  • Demonstration of language proficiency.
  • Referent letter from Supervisor is essential when applying.

KEY BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES:

  • The ability to work well independently and also in a team.

How to Apply

Kindly take note: Applications must be submitted online through the official NWU vacancy website. CLICK HERE TO VIEW FULL VACANCY ADVERT AND APPLY.

ENQUIRIES REGARDING JOB CONTENT MAY BE DIRECTED TO:  Prof. Pieter Kruger, Tel: 018 299-1737

ENQUIRIES REGARDING RECRUITMENT PROCESS MAY BE DIRECTED TO:   Ms. Janine Da Gama, Tel: 016 910-3451

  • CLOSING DATE: 19 July 2024
  • PLANNED COMMENCEMENT OF DUTIES:   02 January 2025

Incomplete applications and those submitted through any other platform will not be considered.

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