Psychologist - Gidget House Dubbo - full or part time


Clinical Psychologist, Registered Psychologist or Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

Gidget Foundation Australia

Location: Gidget House Dubbo, located within Tresillian in Western Family Care Centre

  • Full control over work days and hours (including accommodating school hours)
  • Full administration support provided by strong and supportive administration team
  • No rental contribution
  • Full-time or multiple part time contractor positions available
  • Client sourcing and service promotion carried our by Gidget Foundation Australia
  • Opportunity to specialise in perinatal mental health and early intervention
  • Supervision provided by Professor Bryanne Barnett AM
  • Immediate or flexible start dates available
  • Medicare bulk-billed service

Gidget Foundation Australia (GFA) is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the emotional wellbeing of expectant and new parents to ensure those in need receive timely, appropriate and supportive care. Gidget House is one of three clinical programs implemented by GFA.

Gidget House is a specialist centre offering perinatal mental health services to expectant and new parents in need of support around PNDA or who may have experienced other forms of perinatal trauma such as fertility issues, miscarriage and stillbirth. This is a GP referred program that requires a mental health plan. The program is underpinned by a basic belief that early detection and intervention are key to ensuring those living with PNDA can go on to live happy and fulfilling lives.

Gidget House  is currently looking for qualified, skilled and experienced clinicians who will work within a team under the supervision and guidance of perinatal psychiatrist, Professor Bryanne Barnett AM. Applications will be considered from clinical psychologists, registered psychologists or accredited mental health social workers.

The people we are looking for understand the value of a person-centred recovery approach, have a can-do attitude, are able to work independently and as part of a team.

Gidget House Dubbo will be open Monday to Friday (North Sydney and Merrylands sites are also open on Saturdays). A range of days/hours is available and the roles can accommodate school hours. Shorter early evening shifts are available at some sites.

Essential selection criteria

  • Demonstrated proficiency in comprehensive psychological assessment and evidence-based therapy relevant to parents with perinatal mental health issues.
  • AHPRA registration and endorsements in psychology.
  • At least 5 years post-registration experience, with specific experience working with perinatal clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a recovery oriented model, utilising a person/family centred approach.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work independently under approved professional supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and facilitate effective management of a caseload.
  • Demonstrated high level communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective partnerships and linkages with other relevant stakeholders and communities of interest to ensure better outcomes for the target group.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills with thorough attention to detail.
  • Computer literacy including sound knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft applications, in particular Word and Outlook.
  • Experience and/or committment to perinatal mental health.

Desirable selection criteria

  • Research skills.

The applicant will need to have

Remuneration - Medicare rebate

Apply now

Please submit a cover letter with your resume and regular availability through the Apply Now button above. Referees will be sought upon short list completion.

The suitable applicants will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions at Gidget Foundation Australia.


Clinical Psychologist, Registered Psychologist or Accredited Mental Health Social Worker

Gidget Foundation Australia

Location: Gidget House Dubbo, located within Tresillian in Western Family Care Centre

  • Full control over work days and hours (including accommodating school hours)
  • Full administration support provided by strong and supportive administration team
  • No rental contribution
  • Full-time or multiple part time contractor positions available
  • Client sourcing and service promotion carried our by Gidget Foundation Australia
  • Opportunity to specialise in perinatal mental health and early intervention
  • Supervision provided by Professor Bryanne Barnett AM
  • Immediate or flexible start dates available
  • Medicare bulk-billed service

Gidget Foundation Australia (GFA) is a not-for-profit organisation that supports the emotional wellbeing of expectant and new parents to ensure those in need receive timely, appropriate and supportive care. Gidget House is one of three clinical programs implemented by GFA.

Gidget House is a specialist centre offering perinatal mental health services to expectant and new parents in need of support around PNDA or who may have experienced other forms of perinatal trauma such as fertility issues, miscarriage and stillbirth. This is a GP referred program that requires a mental health plan. The program is underpinned by a basic belief that early detection and intervention are key to ensuring those living with PNDA can go on to live happy and fulfilling lives.

Gidget House  is currently looking for qualified, skilled and experienced clinicians who will work within a team under the supervision and guidance of perinatal psychiatrist, Professor Bryanne Barnett AM. Applications will be considered from clinical psychologists, registered psychologists or accredited mental health social workers.

The people we are looking for understand the value of a person-centred recovery approach, have a can-do attitude, are able to work independently and as part of a team.

Gidget House Dubbo will be open Monday to Friday (North Sydney and Merrylands sites are also open on Saturdays). A range of days/hours is available and the roles can accommodate school hours. Shorter early evening shifts are available at some sites.

Essential selection criteria

  • Demonstrated proficiency in comprehensive psychological assessment and evidence-based therapy relevant to parents with perinatal mental health issues.
  • AHPRA registration and endorsements in psychology.
  • At least 5 years post-registration experience, with specific experience working with perinatal clients.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a recovery oriented model, utilising a person/family centred approach.
  • Demonstrated capacity to work independently under approved professional supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and facilitate effective management of a caseload.
  • Demonstrated high level communication, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain effective partnerships and linkages with other relevant stakeholders and communities of interest to ensure better outcomes for the target group.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills with thorough attention to detail.
  • Computer literacy including sound knowledge and proficiency of Microsoft applications, in particular Word and Outlook.
  • Experience and/or committment to perinatal mental health.

Desirable selection criteria

  • Research skills.

The applicant will need to have

Remuneration - Medicare rebate

Apply now

Please submit a cover letter with your resume and regular availability through the Apply Now button above. Referees will be sought upon short list completion.

The suitable applicants will be subject to the relevant pre-employment checks for appointment to positions at Gidget Foundation Australia.

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