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We are seeking a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist for a regional hospital in Broome, Western Australia.

The coastal setting and the ocean views make this is an ideal spot to settle into a sensational and relaxed lifestyle with the family or couples and singles alike.

  • Relaxed coastal lifestyle with pristine beaches and access to stunning regional areas
  • Competitive package up to AUD$591k pa depending on experience, allowances etc. plus generous study leave and relocation assistance
  • Regular daily flights to/from Perth
  • Modern, well equipped and staffed hospital in a regional setting

The Role
You will provide psychiatric care and general treatment in both inpatient and outpatient facilities for children aged between 0-18 and youths between 18-25 years of age and their families.

Responsible for clinical leadership and supervision of clinical care within the CAMHS and youth streams across the region, as well as supervision for community care including community treatment orders.

Requirements
Applicants should be registered (or eligible for registration) as a specialist with the Medical Board of Australia and be a Fellow of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (FRANZCP) or equivalent as an overseas trained specialist who has completed their training in either the UK, Ireland, Canada, USA (ABPN certified) or New Zealand.

  • 3 years Consultant/Specialist level work experience.
  • A minimum of 6 months in a formal training post in Child and Adolescent psychiatry in your basic or advanced training (if not FRANZCP).
  • Experience in a multidisciplinary team context.

The Area
Based in one of the most picturesque parts of Western Australia – Broome is a coastal town in the Kimberley region where work life balance is truly a way of life.

The regional population is approx. 40,000 and Broome itself has a population of approx. 15,000. Due to its coastal location, Broome’s climate is more moderate without the extremes of inland regions.

It’s also the gateway to the rest of the Kimberley and its fantastic natural environment, an expanse of national parks to explore like the Bungle Bungle Range, or Dampier Peninsula and Lake Argyle - it’s a great place to put down roots and base yourself, if you love the great outdoors.

Broome has a laidback and exotic vibe, reflecting its historical influences and majestic natural landscape. Cable Beach, one of the world’s most pristine white sandy beaches, is right on your doorstep, as is Roebuck Bay which you can see as you tee off on the beautiful Broome Golf Course.

The local airport has excellent flight connections to Perth (2.5 hrs), Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Darwin, so international connections are made easy.

 

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

karenp@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5255

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