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Join Our Team

We're expanding!

We're currently recruiting for a number of full and part-time positions across NSW. If you are a Psychologist or Accredited Mental Health Social Worker looking for a new opportunity, we'd love to hear from you.


Please contact us by email to

Psychologist (registered or clinical) or

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker


Are you looking for a rewarding and flexible career opportunity? Are you interested in exploring walk-and-talk therapy? If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for you.



  • Forbes

  • Illawarra

Job Types

  • Full-time

  • Part-time (minimum 10 hours per week)

  • Contract


  • Psychologist: $80.00 – $140.00 per hour plus super

  • Accredited Mental Health Social Worker: from $60 per hour


  • Employee mentoring program

  • Professional development assistance

  • Flexible working arrangements


  • Monday to Friday

Why join us?

  • Combination of in-clinic work and walk-and-talk therapy: We pride ourselves on being client-centred and looking for the best clinical approach for each client. This means we take our therapy outside as well as offering traditional 'in the room' sessions.

  • Supportive company culture: We have developed a very supportive, positive and engaging environment to work in. We are an enthusiastic and vibrant team that encourages our staff to grow in their unique interest areas.

  • Supervision and mentoring: Formal individual and group supervision provided plus regular mentoring and debriefing opportunities.

  • Full administrative support: We provide full admin support which means you just have to do the part of the job you enjoy (clinical work).

  • Attractive remuneration: 65% of total billings plus super.

  • Flexibility: You pick the hours and days you work.


About the role

Use your clinical skills to help provide psychological support for your clients:

  • Psychological interventions: Providing direct support to clients across the lifespan.

  • Walk-and-talk therapy: We specialise in walk-and-talk therapy which means taking the therapy session outdoors when appropriate. Instead of sitting down all day, you have the opportunity to walk with your clients and help them learn how to put therapeutic strategies into real-time use.


About you

You are a highly motivated clinician who loves to work with clients across an age span and with a variety of different presentations. You are also someone who enjoys the outdoors and can see the benefit of moving some sessions into the natural environment would be beneficial.


If you're a psychologist, we're interested in hearing from you no matter where you are in your career.

  • Accreditations:

    • Psychologists:  Fully registered or waiting on full registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA)

    • Social Workers: Mental health accreditation with AASW

  • Medicare provider number or willingness to obtain

  • Professional indemnity insurance

  • Has or is willing to obtain ABN

  • Has or is willing to obtain a Working with Children Check and police check

  • Willing to work outdoors

  • Full drivers licence


About us

Step Ahead Psychology is a unique private practice with clinics in Wollongong, Mittagong, Orange and Forbes. Our clinicians provide psychological and mental health services to children and adults.

Drawing on our experiences of working in different organisations and settings, we decided to create a practice that takes into account where people might feel most comfortable. Offering in-clinic, outdoor and telehealth services, we pride ourselves on our flexible and individually tailored approach that supports clients to get the most out of their sessions in an environment that works for them.

If this sounds like a good fit for you, please contact us at

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