Registered Psychiatric Nurse (1 Year Contract) – University of Cape Town Vacancy – Psychiatry and Mental Health – Valkenberg Hospital

Job Title: Registered Psychiatric Nurse           Vacancies Available: 1

Function:  Successful applicants will initially undergo training.

  • Recruitment of cases and controls from Valkenberg Hospital. Key performance areas include assessment of competence, structured clinical interview, making a diagnosis, applying various scales, venipuncture and HIV testing.
  • Significant clinical insight into psychiatric illnesses is essential because the successful applicant will be required, using the tools and training provided, to make a diagnosis


Employer: University of Cape Town – Psychiatry and Mental Health – Valkenberg Hospital

Job Reference No: I-2767

Minimum Educational Requirements:

·         BCurr Degree or equivalent

·         Have significant post-graduation experience working with psychiatric patients

·         Previous experience in psychiatric research & a Diploma in Psychiatric Nursing would be an added advantage.

Annual Salary:  135,342 to 252,318 Rands per year

Closing Date for Applications: 5 July 2013

How to Apply: Only email applications are accepted. Applicants will be required to fill in the UCT Application Form [HR201].Please download the Application Form on >>> HR201 Form

Email the application form with subject line “Registered Psychiatric Nurse” and followed by the Job Reference No. to:

Dr Adam Zac Baldinger

Documents To Be Sent with your Application: HR201 Application Form, Full CV, Cover Letter of Application and any other information that is required in the advert.

Instructions for Application:

To see the Full Job Details and Instructions for Application, please download the Microsoft Word Doc >> Job Advert