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30 Jun 2015

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The Western Cape Government is looking for a qualified Industrial/Organisational Psychologist who is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa to provide organizational behavior research and interventions within the Western Cape Government

Tracking Number: DOTP 2015-227
Job Title: Psychologist, Grade 1 (various positions available) REF NO. DOTP 2015/227
Department: Department of the Premier
Salary level: OSD
Job Type: Permanent
Location – Country: South Africa
Location – Province: Western Cape
Location – Town / City: Cape Town

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s Degree in Industrial/ Organisational Psychology;
  • Registration as (Industrial/ Organisational) Psychologist with the Health Professions Council of South Africa;
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Organisation Development/ Human Resource or Industrial/ Organisational Psychology;
  • A valid code 8 driver’s licence.

Recommendation: none.

Key Performance Areas

  • Plan, develop and apply paradigms, theories, models, constructs and principles of psychology in the workplace in order to understand, modify, and enhance individual, group an organisational behavior effectively;
  • Develop strategies and intervention to improve performance in the workplace through facilitating individual and group processes for effective organizational functioning;
  • Advise on the development of policies based on psychological theory and research;
  • Conduct psychological practice, and research in accordance with the Ethical Rules of Conduct for Practitioners registered under the Health Professions Act of 1974;
  • Provide expert advice in the field of applied industrial Psychology.

Competencies Knowledge of the following:

  • Health Professions Act 1974;
  • Understanding of HPCSA Ethical Code;
  • HPCSA training requirements;
  • HPCSA code of ethics for professionals;
  • Training regulations of the Professional Board of Psychology;
  • Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills in at least two of the official languages of the Western Cape


  • Proven computer literacy;
  • Career/ occupational and counselling skills;
  • Conflict management and negotiating skills.

Remuneration R 512 976 – R 569 316 per annum, Grade 1, OSD

Method of Application

Interested and qualified persons who meets the requirement stipulated for the position above should apply online at the Western Cape government job website using the link below:

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Only manual applications will be accepted. Please complete a Z 83 application form, which is obtainable from any Government department, and submit with your current CV (5 pages maximum) together with certified copies of ID, Academic qualifications and proof of other requirements as indicated to The position being applied for and the reference number must be clearly indicated on the Z83 application form. Applications not submitted on or before the closing date will not be considered.

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