Section Head: (Psychological Services)

LOCATION: Personnel Management -Pretoria REFERENCES:( 16/02/2735) (1 post) Generic Requirements: Appointment Requirements: Applicants must:  Have a relevant Master’s Degree in Psychology (in one of the following acknowledged Psychology Categories: Clinical, Industrial or Counselling).  Registration with the Health Professions Council of South Africa as a psychologist – of which proof of registration for 2015/2016 financial year must be submitted.  Have relevant training and development in the field of the post.  Have a minimum of three years’ appropriate managerial experience in the field of the post;  Be fluent in at least two of the official languages, of which one must be English;  Have a valid motor vehicle drivers licence; and  Be subjected to a security clearance of Secret. Competencies:  The post requires skills in: strategic capability and leadership, financial management; programme and project management; plan and prioritise work on a national scale, and ability to manage multi-category of staff in all Provinces. Knowledge of relevant legislation such as National Health Act, Public Finance Management Act, Public Service Act and the South African Police Service Act as well as related policies and regulations, Knowledge of Government and health related policies, practices and ethics relating to the delivery of health and wellness services and knowledge of Government policies and related regulations, excellent data management as well as monitoring and evaluation skills. The candidate must also be computer literate (Microsoft Word/Power Point/Excel). Core Functions:  Manage, develop and enforce policies and standards in respect of psychological services, ie. norms, policies and standards and interventions,  Manage, monitor and evaluate psychological services norms, policies and standards,  Manage, monitor and evaluate psychological services interventions,  Manage and utilise all resources allocated to the immediate post environment in accordance with relevant directives and legislation.  Application forms will be available from SAPS Head Office, Wachthuis Building, Thibault Arcade, 225 Pretorius Street, PRETORIA, 2nd floor, room T208. Application forms will also be available at the Provincial Offices, Human Resource Management. The application form that must be used is circulated together with the advertisement and it may be requested via e-mail at senappointhq2@saps.gov.za; SibiyaP2@saps.gov.za; MolomoL@saps.gov.za, SeniorAppointmentsHQ5@saps.gov.za.  Application forms may be delivered by hand to the SAPS Head Office, Subsection: Senior Management Appointments: Wachthuis Building, Thibault Arcade, 225 Pretorius Street, PRETORIA, 2nd floor, room T208 (between 07:30 and 16:00), or may be posted to (please note that in the event that an application is posted, it must be reached at the indicated office before or on the closing date specified in the advertisement: i.e. 22 February 2016): The South African Police Service Subsection: Senior Management Appointments Private Bag X 986 PRETORIA: 0001 2  The onus is on the candidate to obtain a reference number as proof of registration of the application. It is furthermore the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application has been received at the Subsection: Senior Management Appointments, Head Office on or before the closing date of the advertisement. Late applications will not be accepted or considered  Enquiries can be directed to ANY of the personnel at Senior Management Appointments: Head Office including Lieutenant Colonel Hudson, Lieutenant Colonel Naicker, Lieutenant Van Rensburg, Lieutenant Sibiya at telephone number: 012-393- 1427/4463/1078/1963/4320.  PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING:  The closing date for applications is 22 February 2016 at 16:00.  Only the official application form as mentioned in paragraph 4 supra will be accepted. All instructions on the application form must be adhered to. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of the application. Each page, of the application form, must be signed by the applicant.  The post particulars and number of the post must be correctly specified on the application form.  A separate original application form and CV must be submitted for each post you apply for. Copies will not be accepted.  The CV must contain full particulars of:  all boards on which an applicant serves;  current employment and other business interests;  career promotions, appointments, career developments, career history,  current studies and qualifications;  an applicant must also attach to every application certified copies of the following:  ID document;  Valid motor vehicle driver’s license;  all educational qualifications obtained;  academic records/statement of results; and  service certificates of previous employers stating the post occupied..  Successful candidates for appointment, will be vetted in terms of Chapter 7, Part 2 of the Children’s Act, 2005 (Act No 38 of 2005) or the National Sex Offenders Register [section 42 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 2007 (Act No 32 of 2007)]. A candidate, whose particulars appear in either the National Register for Sex Offenders or Part B of the Child Protection Register, will be disqualified from appointment to that post.  Successful candidates for appointment, will be vetted in terms of Chapter 7, Part 2 of the Children’s Act, 2005 (Act No 38 of 2005) or the National Sex Offenders Register [section 42 of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 2007 (Act No 32 of 2007)]. A candidate, whose particulars appear in either the National Register for Sex Offenders or Part B of the Child Protection Register, will be disqualified from appointment to that post.  Appointments will be made in terms of the SAPS Act, 1995 (Act No 68 of 1995).  Correspondence will be conducted with successful candidates only.  Shortlisted candidates will have to submit a set of fingerprints to the secretary of the selection committee. 3  All shortlisted candidates will be subjected to an assessment centre process, in compliance with DPSA directives, which will be used to test the relevant technical elements of the job and the generic managerial competencies, the logistics of which will be communicated by the department.  The successful candidate will have to conclude a contract of employment, enter into a performance agreement and disclose all financial interests in terms of the South African Police Service Employment Regulations, 2008, as amended. An appointee will need to complete a QVA2 form, to which all academic qualifications must be attached, for verification.  Through the filling of the above-mentioned posts, an applicant whose appointment will promote representivity may receive preference.  The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill a post after the advertisement thereof.  Although the posts are advertised, the National Commissioner may withdraw a post from the advertisement, re-advertise the post or fill the post by transferring a person at the same level where this is deemed to be in the interest of service delivery.  In accordance with SO (F) 41 (5) (k) & (l), expenses with regard to travel and accommodation of candidates may be paid by the South African Police Service.  The appointment of the successful applicant will come into effect on the first day of the month following the date on which the National Commissioner approved the appointment.  The contents of this circular must be brought to the attention of all personnel. We welcome applications from persons with disAbilities