Allied Health Private Practitioner

Allied Health Private Practitioner - headspace Katherine - Contract

About Us

Anglicare NT is a respected provider of quality human services across urban, regional and remote area. Anglicare NT offers a range of career opportunities in the community and social services sector in a diverse range of fields such as children and youth, family relationships and counselling, out of home care, refugee and migrant, corporate services, financial counselling, mental health, disability and home care, social enterprises and specialist homelessness services.

Anglicare NT offers great benefits including a commitment to further training and development options, flexible working conditions, five (5) week’s annual leave and a strengths-based environment. We also offer great salary packaging options that can significantly increase your take-home pay.

Our motto of Hope, Kindness, Respect, Fairness and Integrity articulates our values of cultural respect, social justice and partnership. By living our values, we work to achieve excellent outcomes and make a lasting difference in the lives of Territorians.

About the Opportunity

headspace Katherine is currently recruiting for a private practitioner to join our headspace team. As a private practitioner, you will deliver effective, evidence - based interventions to young people aged 12 - 25 and their families experiencing mental health concerns. Allied Health Practitioners are a key component of the mental health services provided within headspace Katherine. As an Allied Health Practitioner, you will maintain high quality counselling, assessment and screening skills (inclusive of clinical risk and safety planning) through provision of direct service delivery.

The minimum qualification required is an approved tertiary qualification and minimum 3 years experience in a health-related discipline and registration with the relevant regulatory body such as AHPRA or membership of and adherence to professional standards, for example, AASW for social workers. Private Practitioners will need to have an ABN and be eligible for registration with Medicare and ATAPS. It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance) and a recent Criminal History Check. You must also be willing to undergo a National Child Protection Check prior to engagement with Anglicare NT. 

Please note: It is a requirement that prior to commencing in this role, you must possess an Ochre Card (Working with Children Clearance), a National Criminal History Check (within 3 months) and a current Northern Territory manual driver’s licence.

Applications close COB Thursday 22nd April 2021. This position has been extended.

For further information on the above position please contact Tiarah Hunkin, Centre Manager on 08 89124000.

Experience of working closely with and having a strong understanding of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander culture would be considered an advantage. 

Anglicare NT is a Child Safe, Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.

To view our other available vacancies please visit our careers website at


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