Psychologist - Carpentaria - Darwin

  • Join a caring organisation with a supportive team
  • Enjoy competitive remuneration
  • Make a positive difference to people’s lives

The Practice

Carpentaria has a committed team of professional staff who are dedicated to providing evidence-based and person-centred treatment and supports to enable Territorians with a disability to build a bigger life. Carpentaria employs high quality staff in a range of specialist disability support and allied health roles to support clients across our Carpentaria Kids, Adult Day Service, Support Coordination, and Supported Independent Living, Adult Allied Health Team and Respite / Short Term Accommodation services. Recruitment to positions at Carpentaria is based on values, skills and qualifications.

The Role 

To provide Psychology and key worker services to children aged birth to 18 years with developmental, behavioural and mental health difficulties. Therapy services are provided within a transdisciplinary early intervention framework and delivered using a developmentally orientated, family centred model of practice.

For a confidential discussion about this excellent opportunity, contact the Recruitment and Retention team:

08 8982 1010


Applicants are required to provide a current CV and contact details for at least two referees.

Essential Criteria

  • tertiary level qualification in psychology
  • current registration with the Australian Health Practitioners Regulation Agency (AHPRA)
  • registered psychologist working in a Child and Adolescent Psychology setting with the ability to demonstrate clinical competency within the primary responsibilities described above
  • experience working with children and families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • strong interpersonal and written communication skills
  • strong computer literacy in Microsoft applications and Apple applications
  • current Northern Territory driver’s licence (or ability to obtain)
  • current first aid certificate (or ability to obtain)
  • current Northern Territory working with children clearance - OCHRE Card (or ability to obtain)
  • National police clearance (or ability to obtain).


Northern Territory PHN (NT PHN) offers support and financial assistance to health professionals who are relocating to the NT or moving within the NT to a greater remoteness area classification for the purposes of employment. For further information regarding these opportunities, contact an NT PHN Recruitment Coordinator.


The Top End region is home to Darwin, Australia's only tropical capital city. Darwin is arguably one of Australia's most cosmopolitan cities with a population consisting of more than 60 nationalities. The greater Darwin area has a population of approximately 120,500 people. The city's multicultural mix is highlighted by its many exciting cultural festivals and weekly food and craft markets. There are plenty of activities to keep you entertained including the Deckchair Cinema, sailing, museums and shopping centres as well as being nearby Litchfield National Park for great camping and swimming. The region has a tropical climate with a distinctively dry and wet season.

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