Department of Health is hiring Counsellor x14 posts

Job Summary

Mpumalanga Department of Health is hiring Counsellor x14 posts

Closing date: 23 February 2024

Two (2) Year Contract

SALARY : R645 129 – R713 835 per annum, (Depending years of experience in terms of OSD).
CENTRE : Ehlanzeni District:

City of Mbombela Sub-district (X2 Posts)
Nkomazi Sub-district (X2 Posts)
Bushbuckridge Sub-district (X2 Posts)
Thaba Chweu Sub-district (X1 Post)

Gert Sibande District:
Chief Albert Luthuli Sub-district (X1 Post)
Govan Mbeki Sub-district (X1 Post)
Lekwa Sub-district (X1 Post)

Nkangala District:
Emalahleni Sub-district (X1 Post)
Thembisile Hani Sub-district (X1 Post)
Dr JS Moroka
Cluster Steve Tshwete and Emakhazeni Sub-districts (X1 Post)


Senior Certificate / Grade 12 plus Honors / Psych Degree in Psychology recorded on the National Learner Record Database (NLRD) on at least a NQF 7 or higher level.

Current registration with Health Professional Council of South Africa (HPCSA) as a Registered Counsellor (2024) (Independent practice). Knowledge of appropriate policies and legislation in mental health.

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Good communication skills, decision making skills, problem solving, planning and organizational skills. Ability to work in a multidisplinary team. Computer Literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, etc.

Ability to work under pressure, independently and in a team, presentation skills, good interpersonal skills and report writing. Valid driver’s licence.


Rendering of psychologically related interventions: (e.g. Counselling, Crisis Intervention, Debriefing,
Problem Oriented Intervention, and Trauma & Suicide).

Ensure the rendering of a professional, integrated service by Employee Health and Wellness to employees. Improve the mental well-being of members by providing psychological, emotional, and personal and work- interventions.

Work in a multi-disciplinary Employee Health and Wellness Team, Assist in Psychometric testing. Assist in
conducting Organizational Mental health screening and team building initiatives.

Offer supervisory services to other psychology professionals. Management of projects and mental health related initiatives. Psych education and mental health promotion.

Assist with the facilitation of Assessment Centres. Conducting mental health campaigns as per the departmental calendar. Management of human, physical and financial resources.

Assist in the development of Organizational Norms, Standards and Procedures. Willingness to travel. Willingness to work long hours.

How to Apply

Applicants are not required to submit copies of qualifications and other relevant documents on
application but must submit the Z83 and a detailed Curriculum Vitae.

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Ms. Glory Mokone Tel No: (013) 766 3340 / Mr. Emmanuel Makokoropo Tel No: (013) 766 3384 / Ms.
Gugu Nkosi Tel No: (013) 766 3103 / Ms. Nomsa Maphanga Tel No: (013) 766 3207 / Ms. Sebenzile
Mthisi Tel No: (013) 766 3339 / Mr. Mxolisi Maseko Tel No: (013) 766 3351 and IT related queries:
Help desk Tel No: (013) 766 3018.

The Department of Health is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. It is our intention to promote representivity in respect of race, gender and disability through the filling of these positions.


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