Tomorrow Trust: Counselling Psychologist

Reporting to: Head of Tertiary Department

OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Counselling Psychologist will be responsible for providing counselling and support to current University students. It will also include the provision of life skills that support the holistic development of our beneficiaries and prepare them to enter their next professional stage.

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS:

  • Provide counselling to University students to support them through their academic career.
  • Design and implement holistic workshops for University students focused on career development,
  • academic guidance and psychosocial skills.
  • Contribute to the development of the Tertiary programme.
  • Contribute to psychosocial programme for the grade R-12 learners.
  • Monitoring and evaluating the outcome of projects.
  • Writing reports.
  • Working closely with donors and stakeholders.
  • Understanding on the Tertiary sector and institutes.
  • Implementation and management of Tutoring programme for Grade 8- 12.

BEHAVIOUR AND PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES:

  • Understanding of university students and the challenges faced by them.
  • Knowledge of the higher education space.
  • Research skills and ability to structure, organise and analysis information.
  • Innovative thinker and problem solver.
  • Highly passionate about education and making a change.
  • Team worker and contributes to a kindness caring working environment.
  • Self- motivated- must have the ability to prioritise workload and continue without instructions at time.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Enthusiastic and motivated to make a difference in the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children lives.
  • Can adjust easily to change.
  • Must be open to travel to other provinces.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Register with HPSCA
  • Master of Art (Counselling or educational psychology) and registration with the Health Profession
  • Council of South Africa (HPCSA)
  • Work experience min of 2 years. 1- 2 years’ work experience as a counselling/ educational psychologist.
  • Understanding of referral pathways for counselling support.
  • A valid driver’s licence
  • Highly computer literacy (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, an ability to communicate at all levels.

 

APPLICATION INFORMATION:

Interested parties should submit their CV with a 1-page cover letter.

The closing date for application is the 20 May 2022

 All applications should be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please ensure the subject line states: Counselling Psychologist.

 Should you not hear from us after 2 weeks from the closing date consider your application unsuccessful.


 




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