Provisional Psychologist – Taree The Rosewood Centre



The Rosewood Centre are currently recruiting a Provisional Psychologist to join their team. This role is being offered as Permanent Full Time or Permanent Part Time with flexible working hours. This position will be based at the Rosewood Centre at Taree and will provide individual, relationship and family counselling utilising a variety of therapy modalities.


Join Us and Make a Difference to the Community 

The Rosewood Centre is here to support people in our community to improve their mental health and wellbeing. Our dedicated team of experienced psychologists and clinicians are passionate about helping people to live well and work towards their goals.

Benefits of Working With Us

  • Directly contribute to improving the lives of many in the community;
  • Receive an attractive salary with salary packaging available;
  • Receive up to 3 additional days paid leave, between the Christmas and New Year period annually;
  • Paid parental leave;
  • Flexible working arrangements;
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities;
  • A great friendly environment of dedicated and passionate co-workers;
  • Discounted gym membership through Fitness Passport;


The position of Provisional Psychologist is to provide professional therapeutic assessments and interventions; and preventative educational programs to individuals, couples and families, through face-to-face and telephone counselling, including crisis counselling. The Provisional Psychologist is part of the Counselling and Clinical Services Team. The position will be based at different locations within the Newcastle, Hunter and Manning regions with travel to other CatholicCare offices as required and will be under the supervision of the Manager Counselling and Clinical Services.


  • Provisional registration as a psychologist with AHPRA, with experience in a mental health/counselling setting
  • A commitment to work within the Mission, Vision and Values of CatholicCare
  • Relevant experience in, or capability to, provide individual, family or relationship counselling to clients across the lifespan
  • Experience in, or willingness to provide a variety of psychometric and other assessments (such as autism assessments, cognitive, achievement and developmental assessments)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of counselling theory and practice
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills, including: the ability to build rapport with clients; the ability to create a positive client/customer experience in and outside of the counselling room
  • Ability and/or experience working in a fast paced clinical environment
  • Ability to complete all sessions in a timely manner, according to best practice (Desirable)


  • Provisional registration as a psychologist with AHPRA
  • Current driver’s licence and willingness to use own vehicle with comprehensive vehicle insurance
  • Current Working With Children Check
  • Accredited mental health social worker – desirable

To Apply

Please provide a current copy of your Resume and a Cover Letter which addresses the two criterion points below:

  • Why you want this role and how it aligns with your career goals.
  • Your qualifications and experience in a similar position.

Applications close 11.59pm on Monday 9 October 2023

Additional Information

The Diocese of Maitland-Newcastle is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable persons and preventing those in our care from suffering abuse or neglect.  It is committed to implementing and maintaining compliance with the NSW Child Safe Standards and the National Catholic Safeguarding Standards and takes a zero-tolerance approach to abuse of children or vulnerable persons.  All who work in the name of the Diocese must comply with the Diocesan Safeguarding Framework Policy and act in accordance with the Diocese’s Code of Conduct which includes the Diocese’s Safeguarding Commitment Statement. Employees are required to undergo a National Police Check and retain a valid NSW Working with Children Check where necessary, in accordance with legislation.