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Opportunity exists for a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist for a city clinic in Canberra, Australia.

  • Central location in Canberra.  Easily accessible, plenty of parking.
  • Friendly and safe environment.
  • Opportunity to be involved in research.
  • Excellent remuneration package. AUD $550k-$700k+ dependent upon experience and if employee or independent contractor.
  • One of Australia’s most affordable cities, Canberra is a progressive, vibrant and beautiful place to live.

The Role and Clinic
Private specialist practice providing services in Psychiatry, Psychology and Paediatrics. This multi-disciplinary practice encourages a collaborative team based workplace. Providing opportunities for the team to share and discuss clinical issues and to provide input and advice for difficult and unusual cases.

There are currently only two private Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists in Canberra with wait times averaging 12 months. Many patients from the ACT and the surrounding areas will travel to Sydney to receive treatment.

Due to the high need for Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists in Canberra, there is a need for treatment of all areas. This unique situation allows a Clinician the opportunity to set their own ideal patient load and spread of clinical cases.

Minimum of three years Consultant/Specialist level work experience. 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 or New Zealand.

The Location
Canberra is so much more than the national capital. With nature on the doorstep, a rich arts and culture scene and world-class dining and entertainment, it is one of Australia's best-kept secrets.

This is one of the safest cities in the world and in 2014 the OECD ranked Canberra as the most liveable city in the world.

Restaurants, cafes, bars, wineries and breweries serve produce from Canberra and the region. Our food and wine industries compete with the best in the world.

Just a short drive from stunning coastlines, world-class ski-fields and big-city bustle when an escape is needed. There’s even a wildlife lodge at the National Zoo and Aquarium where you can stay overnight with the animals right outside your room.

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

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

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