Community Keepers: Part-time Psychologist

Community Keepers
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Friday, 16 August, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Community Keepers is a non-profit company aiming to promote the social and emotional wellbeing of learners and create supportive school communities where learning and development can prosper. The Community Keepers multidisciplinary team operates from the organisation’s school-based offices and delivers a variety of support and preventative services to learners including, assessments, counseling, therapy, parenting workshops and more.

Community Keepers seeks to appoint a Psychologist on a part-time basis (20 hours a week. Three - four mornings a week) to be based in different Community Keepers school offices in Stellenbosch.

Starting date: As soon as possible

Responsibilities:

  • Assessments of children and youth (5-18 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.
  • Updating all administrative processses associated with the clinical process, including clinical notes, organizing files, giving feedback to referrers, etc.
  • Leading case discussions and giving specific input to team members regarding cases. 
  • Development and presentation of parenting sessions to parents/guardians of learners.
  • Involvement in peer supervision and professional development (case presentations and literature reviews).
  • Making an ongoing contribution to the overall goals and development of Community Keepers as an organisation.

Requirements:

  • M (Educational or Clinical Psychology) and registered as an Educational or Clinical Psychologist
  • Three years’ experience as a Psychologist.
  • Specialised academic knowledge and practical experience in Educational 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.
  • Excellent verbal, visual and written communication skills.
  • Fluent in Afrikaans.
  • 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 applications@communitykeepers.org with “Psychologist” in the subject line. 

Please quote the source of this advertisement in your application - NGO Pulse Portal

Please note that we do not consider other documentation for applications. Do not include reference letters or proof of qualifications. 

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited for an interview.

Community Keepers reserves the right to fill this position.
 
For more information about Community Keepers, refer to www.communitykeepers.org

For other vacancies in the NGO sector, refer to www.ngopulse.org/vacancies

Location: 
Stellenbosch

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