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Our organisation supports people to live a healthy life. We value employees who are passionate about assisting the community through embracing different backgrounds, cultures and experiences.

At Hunter Primary Care we respect and care for all people and celebrate diversity. We strive for excellence in all aspects of our decision-making, resulting in better outcomes for all. We recognise individual and team achievements and successes. We pride ourselves on our integrity through modelling transparent, consistent and ethical behaviour.

Hunter Primary Care offers careers in a wide range of professions including mental health, Aboriginal health, general health, disability support, administration, IT, finance, marketing & communications, human resources and more. Our dedicated and passionate staff are committed to improving health care outcomes for our local community.

View our current vacancies to see if there is currently a role to suit you.

Employee Benefits

Hunter Primary Care is a friendly and innovative organisation. We value the role that each team member plays and aim to nurture our staff through ongoing learning and training. Other employee benefits include:

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Positive workplace culture
  • Staff events
  • Salary sacrificing options
  • Generous parental leave

Our purpose-built head office situated in central Warabrook is modern, accessible and surrounded by beautiful, landscaped gardens. Employees have access to free parking, a shopping centre located conveniently across the road and a large outdoor area to enjoy. We also have HPC offices located across the Hunter in Maitland and Newcastle CBD (headspace Newcastle).

Current Vacancies  

Position: Mental Health Clinician 

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Warabrook 
Closing Date & Time: 10 am Monday, 02 September 2019 

headspace Newcastle is currently seeking a mental health clinician to join our team, on a full-time basis.

The successful applicant in this role will have relevant tertiary qualifications in Psychology/Clinical Psychology, Occupational Therapy or Nursing (including full registration with AHPRA), or Social Work (with eligibility for membership of AASW).

The successful applicant will be expected to provide high quality, evidenced based assessment and treatment to young people aged 12 – 25 years with established or emerging emotional, developmental, substance-use, psychosocial and mental illness-related issues, including for young people with recent onset of self-harm or suicidality, within headspace Newcastle’s clinical streams.

Staff may be required to work across multiple sites within Newcastle and surrounding areas dependent on service needs.

All applications must address the Essential and Desirable selection criteria within the position description in a covering letter.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of an innovative service in Newcastle, to make a contribution to youth mental health and well-being in our community, and to work within a multi-disciplinary team and co-located youth services.

All final applicants for this position will be required to have a NSW Working with Children clearance and will be asked to consent to a police check. 

The closing date for applications is 10am Monday 2 September 2019

For further information contact: Stephen Hirneth, Service Manager, headspace Newcastle, (02) 49 29 4201 or shirneth@hunterprimarycare.com.au

Hunter Primary Care is an equal opportunity employer.
Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander People are encouraged to apply

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Position: Support Coordinator - Psychosocial and NDIS 

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Warabrook 
Closing Date & Time: 4 pm Monday, 02 September 2019 

Do you enjoy a challenge and want to make a difference to people with complex needs?  Our successful mental health program is looking for an energetic, organised person with great listening skills to work as part of our dynamic team.   This position is based in Maitland or Newcastle. 

As a Support Coordinator you will use your problem solving skills to work with people from various backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.  You will need skills to engage with people and coordinate services and supports to meet their recovery goals. 

In return you will be well supported within a growing, fast paced, modern organisation.   

Applications must provide a cover letter and address both the Essential and Desirable selection criteria outlined in the position description. Applicants who do not address the selection criteria will not be considered for this role.

Applications close:  4.00 pm, Monday 2nd September 2019.  Applications may proceed prior to the closing date.

All final applicants for this position will be required to have a comprehensively insured motor vehicle and will be asked to consent to a police check.  Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position.  Each application will be considered on its merits. 

For further information regarding this position, please contact Julia Koller Smith on 0447 456 984.

Hunter Primary Care is an inclusive employer. We encourage flexible working and aim to create a work environment where all employees are valued, and can contribute, regardless of gender, age, culture, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity, Indigeneity, family and caring responsibilities or religion.

To apply for this position, click on Apply Now below to upload your resume and application.

Position: Transition Support Clinician

Position Type: Part-time or Full-time
Location: Maitland
Closing Date & Time: 11 am Thursday, 5th September 2019 

Hunter Primary Care is seeking an enthusiastic mental health clinician to join a care coordination pilot program.

The Transition Care Packages (TCP) Program is a new initiative funded by Hunter New England Central Coast Primary Health Network where Hunter Primary Care has partnered with Maitland Mental Health Unit to provide client-centred care packages. The TCP Program provides short-term (up to 12 weeks) clinical care coordination for people discharged from Maitland Mental Health Unit following a brief admission. Individuals suitable for the program are experiencing mild to moderate mental health difficulties, including suicidal ideation, with symptoms exacerbated by psychosocial factors and/or complex comorbidities.

Hunter Primary Care currently has an opportunity for a Transition Support Clinician (32-38 hours) to join our organisation on a temporary basis. To be successful in this role you will be an experienced mental health clinician who is highly motivated and possesses excellent skills in engaging and supporting people who are presenting with complex care needs or significant distress. The role is available as either 4 or 5 days/week. The position is fixed-term until 30th June 2020.

All final applicants for this position will be required to have a comprehensively insured motor vehicle and will be asked to consent to a police check.  Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position.  Each application will be considered on its merits.

Further information Danielle Adams, Operations Manager on (02) 4925 2259 or email dadams@hunterprimarycare.com.au

Apply Now! and follow the links to upload your resume and cover letter ensuring that the Essential and Desirable criteria has been addressed.  Applications that don't address the selection criteria, may not progress.

Position Description - Click here for further information regarding the role. Your cover letter must individually address the selection criteria. Applicants who do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for this role. 

Position: Registered Nurses

Position Type: Casual
Closing Date & Time: 10 am Monday, 2nd September 2019 

GP Access After Hours is an established and respected primary health care service provided by Hunter Primary Care.

GP Access after hours provides comprehensive and quality after-hours medical care and advice to people of Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Maitland and surrounding areas. We are open when regular GP practices are closed. GP Access After Hours operates via a phone triage (Patient streaming service–Call Centre) and clinic appointment system. Our service is staffed with over 240 local GPs, registered nurses and support staff.

GP Access After Hours Service is seeking enthusiastic and experienced Registered Nurses to work in our Patient Streaming Service (call centre) to provide telephone triage and health care advice using evidence based Clinical decision support software alongside an experienced, integrated team of GPs, RNs and Administration Officers in the afterhours periods.

Successful applicants will initially be employed on a casual basis with the view to transition to part-time after probationary period.

Applicants would be required to have availability to work a minimum of 12 hours per fortnight in the “after hours” period including weekday afternoons, weekends and public holidays and possibility of some overnight.

If you would like to learn more about this position, further information can be found in the RN Position Description

For more information regarding this role,  please contact:

Melissa Ward, Operations Manager on 49 353 3113 or   email mward@gpaccess.com.au. or

Patrice Davis, Clinical Service Manager, on 49 353 3111 or email pdavis@gpaccess.com.au  

Apply Now! and follow the links to upload your resume and cover letter ensuring that the individual selection criteria has been addressed.  Applications that don't address the selection criteria, may not progress.

Hunter Primary Care is an inclusive employer. We encourage flexible working and aim to create a work environment where all employees are valued, and can contribute, regardless of gender, age, culture, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity, Indigeneity, family and caring responsibilities or religion.

For more information about current Hunter Primary Care vacancies, please contact our Human Resources team on (02) 4925 2259 or email hr@hunterprimarycare.com.au