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Job Number : 21914
Type and Location : Psychologist / NSW - Other
Listed By : Centacare NENW on 14 Jul 2017
FT - Provisional Psychologist - Narrabri & Glen Innes

Who are we

Centacare NENW is a leading provider of social and community services across the New England North West area. We have ten office locations across the region and are currently seeking two full time Provisional Psychologist (5+1 or 4+2)/Mental Health Nurse or Mental Health Social Worker to join our ATAPS Program.

Centacare currently is looking to fill a position in Narrabri and one in Glen Innes.

The benefits of working for Centacare NENW?

This position affords prospective clinicians all the benefits of living and working within a rural/regional area including a relaxed and flexible lifestyle options, lower living costs and reduced stress, pollution and traffic. Applicants may also be eligible for rural relocation allowances through the state government.

Along with the above benefits, you’ll have the opportunity to work alongside a committed and professional team within a dynamic and supportive culture, access to ongoing professional development, career mentoring and supervision, the ability to work with and make a genuine difference in a diverse and multicultural community; and of course an attractive remuneration package with the ability to salary package.

For Provisional Psychologists considering applying, you will have an outstanding opportunity to complete an internship program supported by extremely experienced senior staff and the following assistance to meet AHPRA conditions:

  • Assistance developing a Supervised Practice Plan
  • Supervision/group supervision
  • Professional development
  • Training skills in psychometric assessment
  • Exposure across the lifespan


About The Job?

Working as part of our team you will be involved in the treatment and care of adult and child cases of various clinical presentations, including Indigenous and culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) individuals. Our referrals come through many pathways including but not limited to:

  • Medicare or ATAPS programs


  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) counselling

  • General Counselling
  • School Counselling

Other aspects of the role include:

  • Psychometric testing/reporting
  • Supervision Services
  • The presentation of education programs


About our perfect candidate?

We want to work with people who like to make a difference in a community, are happy to introduce their new skills and ways of thinking as well as have fun in a friendly and professional environment.

Essential Criteria

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology
  • Exposure to previous counselling will be highly regarded
  • Full registration or the ability to apply for provisional registration with AHPRA
  • Experience in the delivery of both individual and group counselling


  • A current working with children check

 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Persons are encouraged to apply.

Would you like to find out more or apply?

For more information or to obtain an application package please contact Nichole Corby (02) 6762 9200 or email

To be eligible to apply for this position applicants must submit

  • Covering letter

  • A statement of claim as to how you best meet the selection criteria located in the Application Package.

  • Your resume

  • The Application for Employment form located in the Application Package.


Closing date for applications:  4pm, Friday 28th July 2017

Contact Details
Nichole Corby

P: 02 6762 9200


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