Intern, Counselling Psychologist, Division of Scholar Affairs job with UNIVERSITY OF PRETORIA




In pursuit of the beliefs of excellence and variety, the College of Pretoria needs to ask purposes for the next emptiness.

The College of Pretoria’s dedication to high quality makes us one of many prime analysis Universities within the nation and provides us a aggressive benefit in worldwide science and expertise growth.


The incumbent might be accountable for rendering counselling psychology providers to college students/younger adults to advertise tutorial success and emotional wellness. This can embody psychotherapeutic providers and the event and identification of preventative and self-help programmes for the needs of the promotion of well-being, and to boost the educational success of scholars/younger adults. The incumbent should adjust to the necessities of the HPCSA within the above regards.


The profitable candidate will actively take part within the following areas:

  • Psychotherapeutic counselling providers to college students/younger adults, to advertise tutorial success and emotional wellness:

    • Rendering counselling providers (individually and group work), and current programmes to boost scholar emotional wellness;
    • Offering therapeutic providers to youngsters, adolescents and different shopper profiles at different campuses and websites, as a part of coaching necessities;
    • Session with Head: Scholar Counselling and colleagues;

  • Growth of preventative and self-help, tutorial and therapeutic programmes in view of the recognized wants of scholars:

    • Creating new programmes in accordance with the recognized wants;
    • Co-operating and receiving suggestions from inner function gamers by methods of relevant information and analysis;

  • Profession testing and tutorial help providers and programmes:

    • Creating and delivering tutorial help providers and programmes;
    • Offering suggestions to college students and fogeys after testing/counselling;
    • Consulting with tutorial personnel, related inner and exterior function gamers, and college students, to find out wants, issues and prospects for programmes and different related interventions;

  • Analysis:

    • Contributing to analysis to help the division in creating tailored programmes in keeping with the educational and emotional wants of the scholar inhabitants on the College of Pretoria;

  • Skilled growth;

    • Enhancing private stage of data by means of finding out relevant literature and analysis to make sure steady studying and coaching;
    • Taking part in case presentation for the aim of analysis by supervisors and/or different professionals;
    • Present process necessary weekly supervision;

  • Participation in institutional actions:

    • Taking part as a workforce member inside the Scholar Counselling Unit in all its actions and its networks inside the College.


  • Confirmed registration as a MA scholar in Counselling Psychology at an accredited college/faculty;
  • Registration as scholar/intern with HPCSA;
  • Compliance within the above with the HPCSA laws;
  • Accomplished course work as a part of first yr MA/MSc Counselling Psychology coaching;
  • Profitable sensible work as a part of first yr MA/MSc Counselling Psychology coaching.


  • Data of the next:

    • Psychological interventions at an expert stage;
    • Quick time period and transient remedy strategies;
    • A variety of psychometric assessments;
    • The Code of Ethics and Conduct for Psychologists (HPCSA);

  • Capacity to diagnose psychological issues and psychopathology inside the Scope of Follow for Counselling psychologists; 
  • Flexibility because the service calls for require;
  • Good interpersonal expertise;
  • Capacity to work in a multi-disciplinary workforce;
  • Environment friendly planning, organising and prioritising expertise;
  • Capacity to work beneath stress and handle disaster interventions;
  • Professionalism, confidentiality and sensitivity in direction of the range of scholars;
  • Glorious communication expertise (written and verbal);
  • Laptop expertise in MS Phrase, PowerPoint and e-mail;
  • Moral perception and reliability.


  • Sensible expertise inside a clinic surroundings;
  • Expertise with psychological assessments and psychometric checks;
  • Expertise with report writing;
  • Registration with the Skilled Board for Psychology of the HPCSA as an intern Psychologist, previous to or simultaneous to, taking over the place.

The whole remuneration bundle for this place is R96, 000 each year as decided by UP coverage pointers.

Candidates are requested to use on-line at, and comply with the hyperlink: Careers@UP..

In making use of for this submit, please connect:

  • A complete CV;
  • Licensed copies of registration as a present MA or MSc Counselling Psychology scholar;
  • Licensed copy of registration as a present Scholar Psychologist with the HPCSA;
  • Licensed copies of undergraduate {qualifications};
  • Licensed copies of educational outcomes;
  • Names, e-mail addresses and phone particulars of three referees whom we have now permission to contact;
  • A brief, narrative self-evaluation.

CLOSING DATE:  7 July 2022

No utility might be thought of after the time limit, or if it doesn’t adjust to at the least the minimal necessities.

ENQUIRIES:  Ms. Lebo Jele, electronic mail: for application-related enquiries, and Dr. Hanle Kirkcaldy, electronic mail: for enquiries regarding the submit content material.

Must you not hear from the College of Pretoria by 30 September 2022, please settle for that your utility has been unsuccessful.

The College of Pretoria is dedicated to equality, employment fairness and variety.

In accordance with the Employment Fairness Plan of the College and its Employment Fairness objectives and targets, choice could also be given, however shouldn’t be restricted to candidates from under-represented designated teams.

All candidates who adjust to the necessities for appointment are invited to use.

By making use of for this emptiness, the candidates consent to bear verification of private credentials and associated info together with, however not restricted to, {qualifications}, prison report, credit score report, present and historic disciplinary proceedings as a part of the choice course of.

The College of Pretoria reserves the proper to not fill the marketed positions.


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