S.W.C: Part Time Intern Counsellors (3)

SIZAKALA WELLNESS COUNSELLORS
Please note: this opportunity closing date has passed and may not be available any more.
Opportunity closing date: 
Monday, 26 August, 2019
Opportunity type: 
Employment

Sizakala Wellness Counsellors (S.W.C) is a Non Profit Organisation run by qualified mental health practitioners. We aim to provide psychological well-being and emancipate individuals within their respective communities. We focus on the psychological development and empowerment of youths,specifically those in disadvantaged communities.

Sizakala seeks to appoint 3 Intern Counsellors as on a contract bases and to work part time volunteers, to be based in Soshanguve, Pretoria.

Reports to: Registered Counsellor and Training Director

theb purpose of the is to perform supervised individual and group counselling, crisis intervention, and consultation/outreach. They provide psychological assessments, intakes and appropriate referrals. May perform other related tasks that are a part of the Organisations operation. Work is supervised by professional staff, and individual clinical work is supervised by a Registered Counsellors. This internship is ideally for Psychology Learners in their final year looking to complete their hours.

Responsibilities

  • Conducts intake interviews with clients who request counselling services and completes the required clinical documentation via our electronic recordkeeping system within the same day.
  • Provides individual and group counselling to clients on a scheduled basis or through crisis intervention. 
  • Maintains up-to-date clinical documentation via our electronic recordkeeping system.
  • Consults with supervisors and staff as needed.
  • Attends training seminars, staff meetings and supervision on a weekly basis and in a prompt manner.
  • Represents the department and division at public relations events as requested.
  • Interacts with staff and clients in a professional and ethical manner.
  • Participates in supervision and training with an openness to learning and receiving feedback.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge and basic skills in counselling practices and methods.
  • Ability to plan, implement, evaluate and report activities conducted.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and to prepare written and electronic documents.
  • Ability to communicate orally, both in person and by telephone.
  • Ability to travel to meetings and counselling sites.
  • Ability to establish rapport with others as a requisite for healthy and therapeutic relationships.
  • Ability to present oneself in an appropriately personable and professional manner to clients and staff.
  • Ability to receive and utilize constructive feedback regarding performance, presentation and relationships with others.
  • Ability to be both consistent and flexible as circumstances warrant.
  • Ability to effectively weigh and evaluate personal needs, client needs and the aims and policies of the agency and to respond and negotiate these competing needs as appropriate.
  • Ability to remain calm and supportive in psychological emergencies and/or crises when provided with appropriate supervision and direction.
  • An enhanced level of self-awareness as to how he or she relates to others and an ability to effectively modulate this personal style as conditions warrant.
  • Ability to communicate via computer email.

To apply attach resume with cover letter and references and send to the following: info@wellnesscounsellors.co.za .

If you do not receive a response within 2 weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.

PREFERENCE WILL BE GIVEN TO PEOPLE RESIDING IN SOSHANGUVE AND SURROUNDING AREAS

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

For more about S.W.C, refer to http://wellnesscounsellors.co.za/

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

Location: 
Pretoria

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