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  • Posted: May 11, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Stellenbosch University is recognised as one of the four top research universities in South Africa. It takes pride in the fact that it has one of the country’s highest proportions of postgraduate students of which almost ten percent are international students. The University lies in the picturesque Jonkershoek Valley in the heart of the Western Cape...
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    Director: Centre for Student Counselling and Development

    About the job


    • Overall management and coordination of all the Centre's activities;
    • Managing the development and implementation of an integrated psychology service to enrolled students;
    • Closely collaborating with faculties and other support service divisions regarding student wellness;
    • Providing a consultation service to management, committees and faculties;
    • Managing the Centre's Psychology CPD Well Programme for sustainable accreditation of psychologists;
    • Providing support to the Senior Director: Student Affairs;
    • Responsible for financial and staff management of the Centre (including performance management and staff development);
    • Representing the University at relevant external forums;
    • Initiating and executing relevant research in order to maintain cutting edge service delivery.

    Job Requirements

    • A Master's degree in Psychology;
    • Professional registration with the HPCSA as Psychologist;
    • At least five year's management experience in a public Higher Education environment;
    • Proven experience of administration (including financial administration);
    • Exceptional verbal and written language skills in English and Afrikaans;
    • Proven knowledge of and experience in student counselling and development;
    • Proven exposure to the science practitioner model;
    • Proof of involvement with student counselling and development on a national level.


    • A PhD, or current enrollment for a PhD degree, in a relevant field within Psychology;
    • Proof of involvement with student counselling and development on an international level;
    • Proficiency in an additional African language, especially isiXhosa.

    Closing Date: 27th,May 2022

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    Intern Psychologists

    About the job


    • Delivering psychological services to students, prospective students, as well as scholars (Grade R - 7), including psychometric assessment, academic counselling, career development counselling and psychotherapy;
    • Presenting workshops;
    • Writing psychological reports;
    • Conducting intake interviews;
    • Performing administrative tasks;
    • Participating in individual and group supervision;
    • Case presentations;
    • Conducting relevant research to support case work.

    Job Requirements

    • Proof of registration or proof of successful completion of a structured Master's programme in Educational Psychology;
    • A completed module in Career Counselling at Master's level;
    • Knowledge of and experience in a narrative approach to career counselling;
    • A scientific-practical approach to the development of essential skills to foster student success;
    • Knowledge of the Children's Act No. 38 of 2005 and the application thereof;
    • Knowledge and experience with regards to therapeutic interventions of younger children and parents;
    • Experience in compiling and facilitating group work sessions;
    • Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as Intern Psychologist in Educational Psychology on appointment;
    • Computer proficiency;
    • The ability to work under pressure;
    • The ability to work effectively in a team;
    • The ability to work according to a fixed schedule in a structured environment and deliver a quality service.


    • Work experience within a multidisciplinary professional team;
    • Above average written and verbal proficiency in English and one other official South African language.

    Closing Date: 11th,May 2022

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