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Private Practitioner, LikeMind - Psychologist or Social Worker or Occ Therapist

  • 498221
  • Youth and Families - Allied Health
  • Youth and Families - Community Development and Engagement
  • Youth and Families - Counsellor, Therapist, Psychologist and Facilitator
  • Contractor (not paid by Uniting)

LikeMind Penrith and Seven Hills are run by Uniting and provide free and confidential integrated services for adults experiencing mental health concerns, as well as their families and carers.  LikeMind aims to establish partnerships across sectors and brings together existing community services to one accessible and engaging community space to develop an integrated service hub of co-located help and support.  The program uses a consumer-driven recovery model to work together with consumers to address their mental health needs.

  • Social worker or Psychologist or Occupational Therapist
  • Flexible full time or part time roles with full admins support
  • Opportunity to provide some services via Telehealth

LikeMind is looking for highly motivated Private Practitioner’s to provide Medicare funded clinical services, ensuring that the clinical activities delivered are within your relevant professional and individual scope of practice; are evidence based; are of high quality and demonstrate a holistic approach to client management.  Our Private Practitioners complete work in assessment, treatment planning, psychological treatment and referral and are highly valued members of our team.

Essential Criteria:

This position would suit an individual who can demonstrate:

  • Full registration with Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) for Psychologists, Mental Health Accreditation with Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) for Social Workers or Better Access Endorsed through Occupational Therapy Australian (OTA) for Occupational Therapists.
  • Eligibility to provide services under Medicare and be willing to bulk bill.
  • Genuine interest in providing clinical services to assist some of the most vulnerable members of the community.
  • Evidence based practice and previous experience in delivering psychological interventions.
  • A flexible and solutions focussed approach to practice.
  • Have an ABN or be able to obtain one.


This opportunity has competitive industry conditions including:

  • Very attractive and very competitive profit share arrangement for service provision.
  • Consulting space and full administrative support which includes reception, billing, appointment confirmations/reminders and room bookings all taken care of for you.
  • A supportive, flexible, and autonomous work environment.
  • Ongoing Medicare funded referrals.
  • The ability to deliver some services via telehealth.
  • Opportunity to be a valued member of an innovative adult mental health service

As an organisation we celebrate our diversity and welcome all people regardless of ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, and gender identity.  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people and people from a diverse cultural background are encouraged to apply.

At Uniting, we believe vaccination to be the best way to keep our employees and clients safe from COVID-19.  We require all staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of engagement.

If this rewarding position appeals to you, we would love to talk.  For further information, please contact Kellie Smith, Practice Manager on 0409 425 661.

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