Social Worker in Private Practice

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Social Worker in Private Practice

Job Description

We are expanding our dedicated, caring and professional therapeutic team at Peaceful Mind Psychology. Our three beautiful private consulting rooms are based in the heart of Armadale, Prahran and Hawthorn, surrounded by cafes, boutiques and plenty of car parking and public transport options available.

To continue to deliver exceptional care to our clients we are currently searching for talented, dedicated and like-minded Social Workers to join the Peaceful Mind community as an Independent Contractor. 

We understand that every therapist is different, which is why we will work with you in creating the perfect role for you, taking into consideration your experience, career aspirations and lifestyle. You may be a recent graduate looking for a supportive practice to help you ease into private work or you may be an experienced Social Worker wanting private work to fit in with your lifestyle while also offering collegial support. 

The Peaceful Mind Difference:

Peer collaboration via:

  • Garden parties
  • Online Discussion board
  • Various peer consult groups operating via Zoom 
  • Long-term professional development in Eating Disorders
  • Direct support with our Principal Psychologist on an as-need basis

Self-care via:

  • We believe in self-care and keep our sessions to 5 or 6 client bookings. 
  • We offer in-house self-care groups with a board-approved supervisor. 
  • Easily accessible support from our Principal Psychologist to help you ease into private practice. 

Professional development via:

  • Long-term eating disorder & body image training 
  • Ongoing peer consult groups

Professional rooms with:

  • Comfortable consulting rooms with a boutique feel and windows in each room
  • Car parking and access via public transport

Excellent renumeration with:

  • $120 per 50-minute client session

Full caseload with:

  • Guaranteed full diary with client's allocated to you according to your area's of competence

A bit more about Peaceful Mind Psychology:

We have a team of 30 Psychologists, however, we are expanding our team to include Social Workers trained in counselling. We predominately consult young female adults between the ages of 17-35 concerning various issues, such as relationship problems, depression, anxiety, eating disorders and stress. 

We are interested, if you:

·       Are a passionate Social Worker with experience in providing counselling to individuals, couples or families. 

·       Maintain a positive attitude and enjoy forming relationships with fellow colleagues and the practice team. 

·       Are willing to work at least one evening or Saturday to cater for our high-functioning clientele who work or study. 

·       Are willing to work via Telehealth (at home or at practice) and a mix of Telehealth/face-to-face consultations when restrictions ease.

·       Highly value client engagement via the use of counselling skills, competence in evidence-based intervention and reflective practise.

·       Are eligible to obtain a Medicare Provider Number according to Social Worker requirements.

·       Willing to arrange an ABN and Professional Indemnity Insurance. 

Visit our website to gain an insight into Peaceful Mind Psychology and learn more about who we are and what we strive to deliver for our clients.

To apply, please send your resume to and include in an email the following: 

  • Why does Peaceful Mind Psychology appeal to you?
  • How would a friend or family member describe your personality?

We will notify you of the outcome of your application within two days of your application.

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