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Job Number : 29801
Type and Location : Clinical / NSW - Other
Listed By : Hunter Primary Care on 13 Feb 2020
Psychologists & Clinical/Health Psychologists


  • F/T and P/T opportunities
  • Well respected not for profit organisation
  • Opportunities for internal career progression

At Hunter Primary Care, we support people to live a healthy life. As a not-for-profit organisation, Hunter Primary Care have been providing quality health care and wellbeing services to the Hunter community for almost 30 years. We understand that everyone’s heath care journey is different and listen to each individual’s needs and goals. We deliver a range of health and wellbeing services in collaboration with our network of trusted health professionals. We listen. Care. Connect.

At Hunter Primary Care, we encourage flexible working and aim to create a work environment where all employees are valued, and can contribute, regardless of gender, age, culture, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity, Indigeneity, family and caring responsibilities or religion.

There are opportunities for new staff to join Hunter Primary Care (HPC) mental health services, a well-respected provider and leader in the delivery of primary mental health care services in the region. These positions are based at Warabrook and Maitland and you may be required to deliver services in any of the following outreach offices in the Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Cessnock, Dungog, Singleton areas and headspace Newcastle.

Staff with skills and experience in clinical work across a range of ages and willingness to work with people at risk of suicide/self-harm are sought as well as those with specific experience/interest in some of the following areas: children, young people and families, women in the perinatal period, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, and people experiencing substance misuse issues. There are opportunities to work with older people in Residential Aged Care Facilities, and the provision of longer term support services to people as part of their Clinical Care Co-ordination or NDIS plan.

HPC is focused on quality improvement and developing innovative practices in service delivery such as lower intensity services and other e-mental health interventions. Staff are encouraged to advance current practice ideas further.

You will be part of an experienced team managed by experienced clinicians and supported to develop your clinical skills by access to generous professional development opportunities.

The positions are offered on a full time or part time basis (min. 3 days per week). Remuneration will be dependant upon the successful applicant’s qualifications, skills and experience, in line with the Hunter Primary Care Clinical Employee Collective Agreement.

Successful applicants will have:

  • A postgraduate degree in clinical or health psychology or be working towards same; or,
  • An honours degree in Psychology and relevant post registration experience.
  • Full registration with AHPRA or provisional registration if postgraduate degree in progress.
  • Skills and experience in providing clinical assessment and intervention/therapy. Familiarity and commitment to working with practice-based evidence and outcome evaluation.
  • Preparedness to working closely with and supporting GP’s and practice staff.
  • A current NSW driver’s licence and comprehensively insured vehicle

The successful applicant for this position will be asked to consent to a police check and will be required to hold a current NSW Working with Children Check and NDIS Worker Screening Check.  Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position.  Each application will be considered on its merits.

If you believe you are a good fit for the role and share our values of respect, excellence, integrity and recognition, and have a strong interest in working with a team who are committed to improving health in our community, please apply today. For further information regarding this position, please contact Philip Carr, Service Manager, Psychology Services on 02 4925 2259 or email:

Applications close: 5.00pm, Monday 24 February 2020

Further information regarding this opportunity can be found in the position description at the About Us / Careers page of our website - All applications must include a cover letter individually addressing the essential and desirable selection criteria found in the position description.

Contact Details
Philip Carr (02) 4925 2259; or email


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