Rural Psychologist Position | Relocate or FIFO VHSWQ Pty Ltd


About Vital Health

Vital Health is a modern multi-disciplinary allied health practice dedicated to providing a holistic, person-centred approach to therapy for rural and remote communities in rural QLD & NSW, Australia. As a team, our mission is to improve rural, remote, and Indigenous access to health services. We believe that all Australians should have access to high-quality health services, no matter where they live. 

We have continued to expand in response to a growing need within our communities for high-quality local health services and now have nine centres servicing regions across Queensland and New South Wales. Currently, our team consists of 60+ professionals who find living and working in rural parts of our country extremely rewarding, both on a personal and professional level.


About the Roles

An exciting opportunity exists for 3 passionate and motivated Psychologists to join the team at Vital Health. We currently hold positions based in Roma, and Dalby or Kingaroy. We also have a fly in and out role into the Far West location,  Cunnamulla. We invite both recent provisional psychology graduates and experienced Psychologists to apply. 

As one of our valued team members, you will be responsible for:

  • Providing high quality assessment and intervention services.
  • Working under our unique ‘Preventative Mental Health Services Program’ in a multidisciplinary setting.
  • Working alongside other allied health professionals in the South West Queensland Team, including: Exercise Physiologists, Occupational Therapists, Dietitian, Mental Health OT, Speech Pathologists, and Physiotherapists.
  • Work within a variety of services delivery settings including – medical centres, aboriginal health centres, home visits and Vital Health Centres.
  • Prepare and present information sessions for educators, parents, other professionals and/or internal staff.
  • Participate in regular professional development, internally and whole- of-clinic teams.
  • Provide services under the NDIS.
  • Engage in regular supervision and clinical support from Clinical Manager and Senior Psychologist.
  • Travel, on a regular roster, to smaller towns to provide services (all travel expenses covered).


About You

As the successful applicant, you will bring a passion for improving rural, remote, and Indigenous access to health services.

You will have:

  • A passion for improving rural, remote and Indigenous access to health services
  • Ability to work flexibly and independently within different service delivery models and across different locations
  • Passion for delivering evidence-based treatment
  • Excellent communication, time management, and problem-solving skills
  • National Police Check
  • Membership with AHPRA (Provisional, Registered or Clinical)


Why Join Us?

At Vital Health we offer the following to all of our team members: 

  • Significant financial support for external professional development courses, accommodation and flights or support with supervision costs associated with provisional registration
  • Internally facilitated professional development, peer support and lots of learning opportunities with other senior professionals.
  • Comprehensive Provisional Psychologist Program
  • Self-motivated individuals can increase their income with incentives
  • Develop in to 1 of 3 different Career Development Pathways
  • Relocation costs negotiated and support to find suitable accommodation
  • Support for Partner and family, eg: finding employment opportunities for spouses, childcare/ school options.
  • Internal NDIS clinical and admin support and comprehensive training
  • Talk to one of our clinicians on the ground to see if this role is right for you
  • Opportunity to shadow clinicians prior to commencement


About Roma:

The biggest and best outback adventures start in Roma. You can enjoy a laid back lifestyle and belong to caring community of a well known country town. Throughout the region, there are truly spectacular ancient landscapes and great walking trails that showcase the natural beauty of the area. The nearby  Carnarvon Gorge National Park offers towering white cliffs, huge rock overhangs adorned with ochre stencils, and engravings from an ancient and ongoing culture, and an array of well-established walking trails. Roma is well known for its social sports, balls, Picnic Races, Food and Fire Festival, and Easter in the County. 

Working in Roma, you will be based in the Roma Vital Health clinic or the Roma Vital Paediatrics Clinic and travelling to smaller towns in the surrounding region. 

About Dalby 

To get the best from this charming country town, take your time to talk to locals and delve into the history and stories that give it a character all its own. With regular Markets, the Dalby show, rodeos, chainsaw and lawn mower racing, Young Farmers Challenge, The Crackup Sisters, fashion parade, The Whiskey Mountain Boys, fireworks, kids workshops; what more could you want…. The Bunya Mountains…. 

Bunyas are an immense subtropical range of cool, green rainforest, eucalypt forests and woodlands is home to bunya pines, which graciously raise their majestic heads above the forest canopy crowning a magnificent green splendour. 

Come and explore Dalby with us. 


– Make a significant and meaningful difference to peoples lives!

– Outstanding work-life balance with rosters, or use of flexitime!

– Professionally Rewarding Position with Excellent Support!


How to apply

If you’re looking for a professionally rewarding role with a business that will encourage your growth, apply now via SEEK with your CV and cover letter.

We look forward to welcoming you!