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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 al@headmedical.com 



For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Alasdair today.

al@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5276

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