Psychologists / Social Workers/ Mental Health Social Workers

Location: Townsville
Salary: $73,000 to $86,000
Closing Date: 18 March 2023


Come for the life experience, stay for the lifestyle

North and West Remote Health (NWRH) are currently seeking Mental Health Professionals based in Townsville, with outreach to surrounding communities (Ingham, Burdekin, Charters Towers, Hughenden & Richmond regions).

  • Are you interested in bringing your skills to one of Australia’s leading regional and community-based Mental Health Service providers?
  • Multiple FT or PT roles available to suit your lifestyle, based in Townsville
  • Excellent starting salaries Mental Health Professionals $73,000 to $86,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus 5 weeks annual leave, relocation assistance.

Your primary responsibility will be to deliver high-quality mental health assessment, treatment and intervention services, as well as psycho-social support, and other practical supports within the community.

These roles are offered on a full-time or part-time basis to suit your lifestyle!

As a Mental Health Professional with NWRH you will have the opportunity to expand your skillset whilst working with a broad range of clients, including children and adults, older persons, and those experiencing mild to moderate mental health concerns.

Helping those who may not otherwise receive healthcare and support, you’ll get to see the real difference your work makes in their lives, allowing clients to live and receive treatment locally.

We make a difference.

NWRH are seeking dedicated individuals who are culturally sensitive and adaptable. Although we provide support and we value working as a team we also require staff with the ability to work autonomously.

You will have high-level communication and negotiation skills to establish and support respectful and trusting relationships with individuals, teams, NWRH staff and the community at large.

Seasoned candidates are encouraged to apply, provided you have current registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) or Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW).

Suitable professions include:

  • Registered Psychologists
  • Provisional Psychologists
  • Mental Health Accredited Social Workers (Social Workers close to, or interested in obtaining their Mental Health Accreditation are also encouraged to apply)

We are also interested in providing student placements and work experience. Our teams come from across Australia and include a wide range of ages, skills, and specialisations, so you’ll be working with the best! This variety enables us to collaborate in our engagement with clients and learn from one another’s viewpoints.

We love our work - so will you!

If you have a solid sense of adventure, are up for a new challenge, and are genuinely interested in making a real difference, this could be the role for you!

You’ll be joining a fantastic support network, from your colleagues in both Mount Isa and Townsville, to the wider NWRH team of Allied Health Professionals.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you'll receive an excellent starting salary ranging from $73,000 to $86,000, commensurate with your qualifications and experience, PLUS a range of additional benefits, including:

  • Up to $15,900 salary sacrificing;
  • Annual leave loading of 17.5%;
  • 5 weeks annual leave; and
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Flexible working hours

Please note: 

  • You will need a current, unrestricted 'C' class Australian Driver's Licence;
  • You must have the right to live and work in Australia; and
  • Indigenous Australians are strongly encouraged to apply


Contact Officer: Patrick Houghton 

Contact phone: 0488 192 909 or 4781 9300

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