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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.

Registered Psychologist


Maitland, NSW


About Us

CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning is a not-for-profit organisation and an agency of the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle. We offer whole-of-community support and empowerment options to those in need regardless of religion, age, gender, physical and intellectual capacity, or ethnicity.

Our clinical services are in an exciting period of growth. We offer diverse clinical opportunities through our multiple referral sources, providing general therapeutic services 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, admin support and flexible hours; all aimed at creating a culture of excellence alongside work-life balance.

About The Role

We are seeking a Registered Psychologist to join our Counselling and Clinical Services Team. We want a team member who can help develop our reputation for clinical quality and professionalism in Maitland.

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

The opportunity to work either full-time or part-time with a flexible work pattern is available to the right applicant.

About You

· Committed to high-quality clinical service delivery;

· Full or provisional registration with AHPRA;

· Experience working across the lifespan;

· Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

Essential Criteria:
  • Tertiary Qualifications in psychology;
  • Fully registered psychologist with AHPRA;
  • Commitment to the Mission, Vision and Values of CatholicCare;
  • Experience in a mental health/counselling setting; and with eligibility to obtain a Medicare provider number;
  • Relevant experience in, or capability to provide individual, family or relationship counselling to clients across the lifespan;
  • Experience in the provision of short term counselling support through Employee Assistance Programs as well as long term support utilising a range of therapeutic modalities;
  • Experience in, or willingness to provide a variety of psychometric and other assessments (such as autism assessments, cognitive, achievement and developmental assessments);
  • Experience in and willingness to work in a multidisciplinary team;
  • Current NSW driver licence;
  • Current paid Working with Children Check.

Benefits of Working With Us

· Receive an attractive salary plus salary packaging (up to $15,899 per annum);

· Receive up to 3 additional days leave annually, Bishop's Leave, between the Christmas and New Year Period;

· Fantastic ongoing training and development opportunities;

· A great friendly team environment of dedicated and passionate co-workers;

· Discounted gym membership.

To Apply

To be considered for the position please provide a copy of your current resume and a cover letter addressing each of the essential selection criteria.

*Please note, not individually addressing each of the selection criteria will result in your application not being shortlisted.*

We Are A Child Safe Organisation

The Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is a child safe organisation, committed to the protection of children and has zero-tolerance of any abuse of children. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, retain a valid Working with Children Check where necessary and comply with our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct.

Positions identified as child related employment at the Catholic Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle must have a valid Working With Children Check. For more information, please visit the NSW Office of Children’s Guardian.

This position has been determined as child related and a current Working With Children Check for paid employment is required. Applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding of appropriate behaviours when engaging with children.

For further information please contact Talent Partner, Kelly Gibson on 02 4979 1121.