Junior Lecturer: Psychiatry and Community Based Practice

Location
South Africa
Posted
Feb 05, 2018
Closes
Feb 16, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Hours
Full Time
Faculty of Health Sciences

Department of Occupational Therapy

Junior Lecturer: Psychiatry and Community Based Practice

Job ID: 2217

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Lecturing / teaching within acute and sub-acute psychiatry; geriatric; and community based practice; and relevant fields that are related to psychiatric conditions of adults and older persons.
  • Clinical supervision of students within the fields of acute and sub-acute psychiatry; geriatric; and community based practice; and relevant fields that are related to psychiatric conditions of adults and older persons.
  • Support with skills development within the fields of acute and sub-acute psychiatry; geriatric; and community based practice; and fields that are related to psychiatric conditions.
  • Assist in coordination of service learning and community based practice of students.
  • Supervision of pre-graduate research projects.
  • Relevant development within the curriculum.
  • General administration involved within the academic work environment.
  • Attend and contribute to relevant committees and meetings.
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    Inherent requirements:

  • An Honours degree in Occupational Therapy.
  • A good academic record
  • Experience within the fields of acute and sub-acute psychiatry; geriatric; and community based practice and other fields that are related to psychiatric conditions within occupational therapy.
  • Membership of the Occupational Therapy Association of South Africa (OTASA).
  • Registered with Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).
  • A valid drivers’ license.
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    Recommendations:

  • Willing to enrol for a masters’ degree in the required field of study at the first available opportunity, if not yet attained by the time of the appointment.
  • Qualifications in Neuro Development Training (adult and/or paediatric).
  • Experience of supervising students during clinical training.
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    Assumption of duties:

    1 April 2018.

     

    Closing date:

    16 February 2018.

     

    Salary:

    The salary scale is available on request. For any further enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 2849/3101.

     

    Fringe benefits:

    (Subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.

     

    General:
    The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department/division.

     

    Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.