Mental Health Clinician – Karratha

Opportunity for a passionate Mental Health Clinician interested in making a real change for children and their wider care team in Karratha!

MARS Recruitment are seeking a Mental Health Clinician to join innovative and family-centred practice in the Pilbara! Our client is committed to providing multidisciplinary, evidence-based therapy approaches that support the whole child and their family. Their relationship-based practice aims to create meaningful connections and empower individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health challenges

Relocation assistance can be provided!

Role overview:

As a Mental Health Clinician, you will play a crucial role in improving the lives of individuals by developing and implementing person-centred, evidence-based positive behaviour support plans.

Clinical Duties:

  • Deliver high-quality, specialised mental health services for children and adolescents
  • Conduct comprehensive mental health assessments, including home and community-based evaluations.
  • Develop and manage individualised intervention plans, and regularly evaluate their effectiveness.
  • Provide evidence-based individual and group treatment interventions for clients with complex needs and their families.
  • Analyse client needs to design and implement culturally appropriate, evidence-based treatment programs for individuals, groups, and teams.
  • Implement safe, ethical, and evidence-based therapeutic interventions.
  • Participate in multidisciplinary discussions to ensure best practices and high-quality intervention planning.
  • Engage in the ongoing evaluation and improvement of clinical practice to maintain high standards of care.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Maintain client information in accordance with organisational, professional, and NDIS requirements.
  • Manage own calendar and client database.
  • Provide guidance for risk assessment and safety planning.

Interested in relocation?

We understand that relocating can be a significant decision. To support your move to Karratha, our client supports you with a comprehensive relocation package that includes support from Rural West.

Why Karratha?

Karratha is a vibrant and growing community located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Known for its natural beauty and rich cultural heritage, Karratha offers a unique blend of professional opportunities and lifestyle benefits, including:

  • Having access to stunning natural attractions such as the Dampier Archipelago and Karijini National Park.
  • Have the opportunity to engage deeply with the local community, fostering relationships and understanding the unique needs of the population you serve.
  • Become a part of a supportive and close-knit community.

The important stuff:

  • Tertiary qualification in Occupational Therapy or Social Work and current registration by the appropriate professional association.
  • General Registration with AHPRA or AASW.
  • Accreditation as a mental health provider or willingness to obtain.
  • Demonstrated sound experience in assessment, case management and provision of therapy for clients and their families presenting with mental health issues
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Current NDIS Worker Screening Check.
  • Current Working with Children Check.
  • Current C Class driver's license.
  • Covid-19 Digital Certificate.

Desirable Position Criteria

  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural setting, particularly relating to Aboriginal Health and Culture.
  • Availability to travel across the region when required, including overnight stays. Accommodation & travel funded.

The benefits!

  • Relocation Package: Comprehensive relocation assistance provided, including moving expenses and accommodation support.
  • Competitive Salary: Attractive salary package with additional incentives for remote area work.
  • Professional Growth: Opportunities for ongoing professional development and career advancement.
  • Supportive Environment: Work within a multidisciplinary team committed to innovative, evidence-based therapy.

Ready to Make a Difference?

This is more than just a career move; it's an opportunity to immerse yourself in a unique lifestyle, contribute meaningfully to a community, and experience personal and professional growth in one of Australia's most remarkable regions.

If you are passionate about making a real change for families and delivering high-quality, evidence-based psychological services, we would love to hear from you!

Reach out to Beth Peeney at

AU$80000 - AU$115000 per annum + relocation assistance
Karratha, Australia
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