Join the Clinical Psychology Internship Programme 2025

Clinical Psychology Internship Programme 2025 recruitment poster.

Clinical Psychology Internship Programme 2025

The Western Cape Department of Health and Wellness invites applications for its Clinical Psychology Internship Programme 2025. This prestigious opportunity is designed for aspiring clinical psychologists to gain extensive hands-on experience in various healthcare settings across the Western Cape.

Application Deadline: 12 July 2024

Position: Clinical Psychologist (Intern)
Duration: 1 January 2025 to 31 December 2025
Number of Posts: 15
Chief Directorate: Metro Health Services

R675,450 per annum (flexible structuring based on individual needs)

Placement Centres:
Various Institutions

Requirements for the Programme

Educational Qualification

  • Minimum: Honours degree in Psychology.
  • Additional: Successful completion of the theoretical component of a master’s degree in Clinical Psychology.
Professional Registration
  • Mandatory: Registration with the Health Professionals Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Clinical Psychology (Intern).
Skills and Competencies
  • Fulfillment of training standards as set by the HPCSA and the South African Professional Board of Psychology.
  • Ability to work accurately under pressure while maintaining professionalism.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proficiency in computer literacy.

Responsibilities and Duties

Clinical Services

  • Conduct in- and outpatient clinical assessments, provide psychological treatment, and formulate psychiatric conditions for both adults and children.
  • Engage in outreach and provide support to district and community health clinics.
  • Participate in ward work covering a range of psychiatric diagnoses, including medical wards, intellectual disability, and forensic services.
  • Perform psychometric assessments, including comprehensive neuropsychological, personality, and developmental evaluations.

Administrative and Academic Tasks

  • Undertake general and clinical administrative tasks.
  • Participate actively in the academic training programs of the Clinical Psychology departments.

Closing Date:
12 July 2024


The Clinical Psychology Internship Programme 2025 offers a unique and valuable opportunity for psychology students to advance their clinical skills in a professional and supportive environment. The Western Cape Department of Health and Wellness is dedicated to fostering the development of future clinical psychologists by providing diverse and comprehensive training experiences across its healthcare institutions. Don’t miss this chance to enhance your career and contribute to the well-being of communities in the Western Cape. Apply now and take the first step towards a rewarding career in clinical psychology.

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