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CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning is a reputable not-for-profit organisation and an agency of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle.

CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning is a reputable not-for-profit organisation and an agency of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. Employing more than 150 dedicated and passionate employees, we are committed to making a difference to the lives of families, couples, young people and children within our local community. Our holistic and extensive range of services are designed to achieve meaningful outcomes for those we support. We empower individuals regardless of religion, age, gender, physical and intellectual capacity or ethnicity, and take pride in our commitment to building a stronger, fairer and kinder society.

Our culture is built on mutual respect, collaboration, teamwork, passion, courage and innovation, which not only represents our core values but our strong reputation in the community.

CatholicCare has offices throughout the Hunter and Manning regions including in Mayfield, Cardiff, Maitland, Taree, Singleton, Muswellbrook, Forster and Gloucester.

Benefits of working with us

  • Rewarding career path with ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Joining a team of innovative, collaborative and dedicated colleagues
  • Attractive remuneration with salary packaging (up to $15,899 per annum)
  • Meal entertainment card
  • Up to three additional days leave annually (Bishop’s leave) between Christmas and New Year
  • Family-friendly workplace including flexible conditions
  • Nine weeks paid maternity leave for eligible employees
  • Fitness passport’s discounted gym membership
  • Employee Assistance Program





Psychologist - Registered | Clinical

Location: Taree, NSW (2hrs north of Newcastle)

  • Part-time or Full-time Work Pattern Available & Is Tailored To The Right Candidate.
  • Sea-Change Opportunity in the beautiful Manning Valley, Taree.
  • Permanent Role | Full Salary Packaging | Additional Days Leave | Great Training.

Sea-Change Opportunity!

An historic town on the banks of the beautiful Manning River, Taree is the vibrant centre of the Manning Valley and a great base for exploring the national parks and  beautiful beaches of the Barrington Coast. As the major service town for the region, Taree has all the facilities, accommodation, restaurants and cafes, farmers markers and activities you need while still within reach of nature’s bounty. Our main Manning office is located in Taree township, with beautiful liveable coastal towns within just 10-15 mins drive including Old Bar, Forster and Diamond Beach. Support for relocation is an option for the right candidate.

About Us

We are looking for a Psychologist to join our expanding Therapeutic Services Team (Counselling & Assessment). We offer diverse clinical opportunities through our multiple referral sources, providing counselling and clinical assessments to a demographic of clients ranging from the most vulnerable people in the community, to corporate coaching and training in our EAP business.

We offer permanent employment, competitive remuneration, individual and group supervision, external professional development, and flexible hours; all aimed at creating a culture of excellence alongside work life balance.

We are in the process of rebranding our CatholicCare Counselling & Assessment Team as The Rosewood Centre, which already has its flagship office open in Newcastle (

Additional Benefits include:

  • attractive salary with salary packaging (up to $15,899 per annum);
  • receive up to 3 additional days leave annually between the Christmas and New Year Period;
  • paid parental leave for eligible employees;
  • ongoing training and development opportunities;
  • a great friendly environment of dedicated and passionate co-workers;
  • discounted gym membership

The Role

You will provide clinical services in our Taree office in line with your areas of interest and skill set, primarily counselling and therapy, and ideally some clinical assessment services (experience in Autism and/or Cognitive assessments is desirable). It is similar clinical experience to what you might encounter in a private practice setting, but with a more sustainable workload. You will also have the opportunity to give back to our community with some fully subsidised counselling programs.

 We are seeking a Registered or Clinical Psychologist. Work pattern is tailored to the right candidate - Full or Part-time/Flexible hours and some work from home options available.

Selection Criteria

*Please note, to be considered for this position you must provide individual responses to each of the selection criteria below, both essential and desirable.*

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