Vacancy Details

Vacancy Info:

Attention Line
Medicare Registered Psychologist/Allied Health
Vacancy Type
Position Title
Medicare Registered Psychologist/Allied Health
Hours Per Week
Full Time
Eligible 3GA placement?
Eligible OMPS placement?
Position From
30 Mar 2021
Ad Expiry Date
24 May 2021
Date Posted
30 Mar 2021
Date Updated
30 Mar 2021


Position Description

We are currently looking for experienced Registered Psychologists or Mental Health Accredited Allied Health Professionals to provide services in a primary health care setting at our “one stop shop” in Cessnock & Maitland under an early intervention/ prevention framework for young people with mild to moderate mental health issues who have been referred by a General Practitioner. You must have experience with adolescent mental health and wellbeing, and a passion for making a difference in the lives of young people.

This is an opportunity to work as a Private Practitioner within the headspace Cessnock & headspace Maitland multidisciplinary team operated by the Samaritans Foundation. Our Private Practitioners have the opportunity to work collaboratively with our General Practitioner, other Private Allied Health Providers and experienced intake and assessment team. You will also have the opportunity to work in collaboration with our government and non-government partner services

Essentials Description

Applicants must hold:

  • An Australian Business Number (ABN)
  • Full registration with the Psychology Board of Australia or other Professional Governing body
  • Professional indemnity insurance
  • A current Working with Children Check
  • Medicare Provider Number

In addition, applicants must be willing to undertake a Criminal Record Check and be eligible to provide focused psychological and other services under the MBS Better Access Scheme

Description of Benefits

Some of the benefits we offer our practitioners are:

  • The opportunity to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team including our headspace Intake and Assessment team, Psychologists, Social Workers, Drug and Alcohol Workers, General Practitioner and Early Intervention Youth Workers for case discussion & seamless referrals
  • Support from our reception staff to schedule and confirm appointments for clients
  • Assistance for clients to access a range of community support services including accommodation, vocational, education and training, family therapy and financial assistance
  • Reasonable facility fee rates
  • A steady and continual stream of clients wishing to access services and support.
  • Flexible hours of work

Contact Details:

Practice Name
Contact Name
Alicia Southwell
Main Phone
Secondary Phone


73 Elgin Street
Maitland, NSW, 2320