Counsellors North and West Remote Health Limited


  • Are you interested in bringing your skills to one of Australia’s leading regional and community-based Health Service providers?
  • Full-Time or Part-Time roles available to suit your lifestyle, based in Longreach or Brisbane
  • Excellent starting salaries for Counsellors $73,000 to $90,000 commensurate with qualifications and experience, plus 5 weeks annual leave, relocation assistance!

Come for the life experience, stay for the lifestyle

North and West Remote Health (NWRH) are currently seeking Counsellors (Psychologists, Mental Health Social Workers, Social Workers, Counsellors) based in Longreach or Brisbane, with outreach to Longreach and surrounding communities (Barcaldine, Blackall, Tambo, Jundah, Windorah regions).

Your primary responsibility will be to deliver high-quality mental health assessment, treatment and intervention services, as well as psycho-social supports to clients of the Carers Gateway.

This role is ideally based in Longreach and relocation assistance is provided, though a “fly in, fly out” arrangement based in Brisbane can also be arranged, commensurate on qualifications and experience.

As a Counsellor with NWRH you will have the opportunity to expand your skillset whilst working with a broad range of clients experiencing mild to moderate mental health concerns. This is also a great opportunity for Social Workers interested in obtaining their Mental Health Accreditation.

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.

Eligible 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) or Australian Counselling Association (ACA) or Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia. 

Suitable professions include:

  • Registered Psychologists
  • Provisional Psychologists
  • Mental Health Social Workers 
  • Social Workers
  • Counsellors

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!

You’ll be joining a fantastic support network both in the Mental Health Team, and in the wider organisation here at North & West Remote Health.

In return for your hard work and dedication, you’ll receive an excellent starting salary ranging from $73,000 to $90, 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

For further questions please contact Mental Health Team Leader Patrick Houghton at [email protected] or 0488 192 909

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
  • Last day to apply: 31/08/2023 



North and West Remote Health Limited

Job Salary

Full time