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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 Worker- Primary Mental Health Access (PRIMA) & Referral Service

Position Type: Permanent
Location: Warabrook
Closing Date & Time: 4pm 05 July 2019

Hunter Primary Care (HPC) is offering an exciting opportunity to be part of a newly established team that will be responsible for delivering intake and triage services for primary mental health services across the Hunter and Mid Coast regions of NSW. The role will involve processing primary mental health referrals and allocating to appropriate providers. Given that this is a newly established service, the role will also actively participate in activities that inform triage processes, resources and workflows.

The role will provide:

  • Experience working with other clinicians in a primary mental health setting
  • Experience in assessment of people referred for common primary mental health issues, and liaise with referrers such as GPs and other health providers
  • Support and supervision from senior clinical staff
  • Opportunity to work in a leading primary care organisation that is focused on best practice and innovation in delivering primary mental health services.

The positions will be available as full-time or part-time, and will be based at HPC in Warabrook (Newcastle). The positions are funded for a period three years until 30/6/2022.

Successful applicants will have:

  • Tertiary level qualifications in Social Work, Psychology, Occupational Therapy or Mental Health Nursing, or Diploma in Mental Health, or Certificate IV in Mental Health.
  • Experience in intake, triage or care planning in a community setting
  • Understanding of the mental health sector across primary and tertiary sectors, as well as non-government organisations.

The salary will be dependent on the successful applicant’s level of qualifications, skills and experience.

Closing date is 4pm 05 July 2019

All applications must individually address the Essential and Desirable selection criteria found in the Position Description, in your cover letter.

Enquiries should be directed to Philip Carr, Service Manager, Psychology Services

on 02 4925 2259 or email:

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Position: Psychologists and & Clinical/Health Psychologists

Position Type: Permanent
Location: Warabrook
Closing Date & Time: 9am 28 June 2019

Psychologists & Clinical/Health Psychologists  

There are opportunities for new staff to join Hunter Primary Care (HPC) mental health services, a well-respected provider and leader in the delivery of primary mental health care services in the region. These positions are based at Warabrook and Maitland and you may be required to deliver services in any of the following outreach offices in the Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens, Cessnock or Singleton areas and headspace Newcastle.

Staff with skills and experience in clinical work across a broad range of ages, and willingness to work with people at risk of suicide/self-harm are sought as well as those with specific experience/interest in at least two of the following areas: children, young people and families, women in the perinatal period, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people, and people experiencing substance misuse issues. There are opportunities to work with older people in Residential Aged Care Facilities, and providing support services to people as part of their NDIS plan.

HPC is focused on quality improvement and developing innovative practices in service delivery such as low intensity services and other e-mental health interventions. Staff are encouraged to advance current practice ideas further.

You will be part of an experienced team managed by Senior Clinical Psychologists, and supported to develop your clinical skills by access to generous professional development opportunities. The positions will be available on a permanent basis. The successful applicants will need to be able to work three days/week minimum.

Successful applicants will have:

  • A postgraduate degree in clinical or health psychology or be working towards same, or
  • An honours degree in Psychology and relevant post registration experience.
  • Full registration with AHPRA or provisional registration if postgraduate degree in progress.
  • Skills and experience in providing clinical assessment and intervention/therapy. Familiarity and commitment to working with practice-based evidence and outcome evaluation.
  • Hold a current NSW driver’s licence.
  • Preparedness to working closely with and supporting GP’s and practice staff.

Salary will be dependent on the successful applicant’s level of qualifications, skills and experience.

 All applications must individually address the Essential and Desirable selection criteria found in the position description, in your cover letter.

Clinical/Health Psychologist position description

Psychologist position description

Enquiries should be directed to Philip Carr, Service Manager, Psychology Services on 02 4925 2259 or email:

Applications close: 9am Friday 28th June 2019

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

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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