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Psychologist - Cairns

Health Workforce Queensland
  • JOB -10003025
  • Are you interested in working in regional, rural and remote communities?
  • You may be a new graduate or an experienced therapist who is looking for something new with flexibility to work part time or from home.
  • Either way, this practice is interested in talking to you!


Health Workforce Queensland is a not for profit, non-Government Rural Workforce Agency (RWA) for primary health workforce in Queensland, focused on making sure remote, rural, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island communities have access to highly skilled health professionals when and where they need them, now and into the future. Our Vision is to ensure an optimal health workforce to enhance the health of Queensland communities.

Practice Information:

This practice has a team of experienced clinicians who understand the challenges of living in Regional, Rural and Remote locations.

Their innovative values driven approach has been making a difference in remote Indigenous Australia for the past 12 months, and they are keen to expand and build on this success.

They are committed to a multi-disciplinary allied health care model utilising emerging and existing technologies to assist clients. They specialise in the NDIS but their services are not limited to this area.  They are committed to using capacity building approaches that are relevant to the participant, family and community.

Position Description:

The position will function in a close working relationship with other team members to actively contribute to the achievement of the practice's strategic goals and objectives. These include increased access to comprehensive virtual allied health care and improved health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Position Objectives

To provide an integrated and comprehensive virtual allied health care model with a focus on the cultural context in which services are delivered, including:

  • the delivery of high quality generalist psychology clinical services, covering a range of clinical conditions, complexities and age groups presenting in a primary health care environment, with
  • clinical care delivered largely via tele-heath and with delegation to allied health assistants in the communities, which may include the participant’s home or other settings such as residential aged care, education and outpatient settings, and
  • in person delivery both locally and some outreach to clients in rural and remote communities

Support will be provided by an experienced clinical lead. Based in Cairns, yet they are able to accommodate a practitioner who wants to live in another location so long as you have suitable internet access to provide virtual health assessments & treatments.

After Hours Requirements: No

Qualifications & Experience:

The successful applicant must hold at least a tertiary degree (or equivalent) qualification in Psychology and current registration or be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHRPA).

All levels of experience considered; use of technology to provide virtual health assessments and treatments; previous experience in indigenous communities valued.

For more information on this position, please contact our team via [email protected] using the subject line: Psychologist - Cairns enquiry via EthicalJobs.

Following successful placement, eligible candidates may be entitled to receive support and financial assistance through Health Workforce Queensland's comprehensive workforce attraction and retention incentives. This position may be eligible for a scholarship or bursary for ongoing professional development.

Please apply via the 'Apply Now' button on this page.

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