The Steve Biko Academic Hospital speaks to all issues related to the countries health and the soul of our nation. It aims to develop, explore and promote a tangible healthy country. Their internship program aids in filling the gaps between studies and the working environment.
They seek talented applicants who uphold the same values which are:
- Respect For All Human Dignity
- Organizational Independence
They believe strongly in ‘restoring people to their true humanity’. This is done by empowering individuals through training and enriching their knowledge. Steve Biko hospital has a large capacity consisting of an approximated 900 beds with 50 day-clinics. They have more than 400 permanent staff members all eager to assist in growing the youth of South Africa.
Steve Biko Internships Available
Steve Biko offers a wide field of career options for internships, they may include these as listed, as well as other fields related to functions at such an institute.
Applicants interested may consider the following fields and apply if such an internship becomes available:
- Medical Physicist
- Family & Child Social Care
- Occupational Therapy
- Medical & Public Health Care
- Mental Health
- Clinical Psychology
- Speech Therapy
- Dental Therapy
- Oral Hygiene
- Clinical Technology
- Dental Technology
- Medical Prosthetics
- Medical Orthotics
- Clinical Engineering
- Trauma Counseling
Interns will receive practical training and gain valuable experience within their career choice. Internships duration may vary from eight months to two years, this will depend on the field entered into. Candidates will be exposed to all areas within the scope of the field and this may also include working with patients, their families, routine activities and more.
Steve Biko Internship: Requirements
Candidates who wish to apply for an internship with Steve Biko may do so when there are available internships, applicants must fulfill all the requirements as set out for each field.
The following requirements may be included:
- Applicants must be a South African Citizen
- Applicants must hold a valid South African ID document
- Applicants must excel academically
- Applicants must have successfully completed their Grade 12 year / Matric
- Applicants must have a degree or diploma in the field they are applying for
- Applicants must have great problem-solving skills
- Applicants must be dedicated to making a difference
- Applicants must be competent
- Applicants must have great interpersonal skills
- Applicants must be computer literate
- Applicants must be sufficient in English
Candidates must ensure that the application form is filled in completely, signed and all documentation certified and attached. Candidates must also be willing to enter into a service contract with the Department if required to do so.
Documentation that has to be attached to your application are as follows:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Grade 12 Results
- All and any Academic Records
- Applicants ID documentation
Steve Biko Internship: Application
Steve Biko internships applications online are not available. There is usually an e-mail address given to candidates with the application form. For some of these positions, candidates can use the Governments Z83 form, this will, however, be stipulated, these forms can be collected from your local service department or from Steve Biko Hospital. Applications with all requested documentation must be sent to their address. For more details visit their website, Blogspot, education page or hospivision page.
Open internships will be advertised via media, either in print or online. Enquiries for Psychiatry, Trauma, and Counseling related fields may be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applicants must please ensure that they complete all fields of the application and sign the form. They must also ensure all certified copies are readable and clear. Certification of documentation must not be older than six months. Applications that do not have all stipulations as specified, will not be looked at. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Steve Biko Internships Closing Dates
Closing dates for Steve Biko internships differ yearly, however they are mostly found to be around the middle of each year.
Candidates must also please take note that if they have not had any contact within 3 months after the applications closed, their applications were unsuccessful.
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Due to the high amount of applications, candidates are also urged to apply at other institutes offering the same fields. Good luck to all.