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Adult Psychiatry positions - Melbourne - Australia

Consultant - Psychiatry
Ref: 5266 Date Posted: Tuesday 27 Mar 2018
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This is an exceptional opportunity for overseas trained Consultant/Specialist General Adult Pscyhiatrists to work in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne is a world-class multi-cultural city. Famed for its schools, universities, MCG, cafes, restaurants, art galleries, public transport, shopping and Aussie Rules Football! 

This large metropolitan mental health service is recruiting across a number of Adult Psychiatry subspecialties. Each is appropriate for a psychiatrists who have completed their specialist training in either UK, NZ, Ireland, Canada or USA (as most comparable countries of training). They require a Consultant/Specialist in each:

  • Inpatient.
  • Inpatient/Liaison. 
  • Community.
  • Adult Disability.


Negotiations by the Australian Medical Association with the Victorian State Goverment have resulted in a 18% pay increase for senior medical practitioners (9% in 2018 then 3% annualised for the next 3 years). This means total remuneration for you will be in the region of AU320k - AU370k dependent on years of experience as a Consultant/Specialist.

You will either be FRANZCP or have the following requirements for RANZCP:

  • Minimum 3 years Consultant/Specialist work experience.
  • Completion of specialist training in either UK, Ireland, NZ, Canada, USA.
  • Formal post in CAMHS in your basic or higher training of at least 6 months.
  • Equivalent college membership/Fellowship.

Express your interest now! Closing date is 4th April.

For more information about these exciting opportunities, RANZCP or working and living in Australia generally please call Alasdair Spinner on +44 131 240 5276 or 



If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the blue button below. Or if you’d like to find out more about this job or have an informal chat, please get in touch with us:

Alasdair Spinner

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Tel: +44 (0)131 240 5276 LinkedIn