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Consultant in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Darwin, State Capital of the Northern Territory.

  • Remuneration package of up to (depending on experience) approx. AU440k + oncall and additional allowances.
  • <3hrs direct flight to Bali, 4> direct flight to Singapore.
  • Enjoy amazing work/life balance - walk, cycle to work.
  • Multi-cultural city.
  • Rich choice in private schooling with subsidies available for fees.
  • NO outreach work.

Live and work in a very liveable, modern, cosmopolitan city and enjoy a first class salary package within a public health service.


Rewards and benefits.

  • Remuneration package up to AU450k per annum, depending on experience.
  • Includes generous professional development allowance and leave.
  • Genuine work/life balance.
  • Great support from junior medical staff and registrars etc.
  • Arguably the most multi-cultural city on the planet.
  • Tropical, perpetually green, palm tree covered city.
  • Live within 15minutes radius of the CBD, beaches, schools, markets and shopping precincts - walk or cycle to work!
  • Get back to basics and enjoy a sense of community, hospitality and the laid back attitude.
  • From your base in Darwin, explore the amazing wetlands, waterfalls, red desert and mountain ranges.
  • Take advantage of UK comparable private schools but with subsidised fees - AU$8000 pa in Darwin (AU$35k in Melbourne).


Psychiatry and Health Service.

  • TEMHS delivers psychiatric care to the 'Top End' of the Northern Territory.
  • Service is accredited by RANZCP.
  • 5 bed CAMHS inpatient unit.
  • Service popular with advanced trainees - they can complete entire basic and advanced training.
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander mental health.

Job scope.

  • Assess, plan & manage Outpatients & Inpatients.
  • Work in a MDT context, collaboratively.
  • Quality and safety.
  • Leadership and management.
  • Team work.
  • Education and research.

Selection criteria.

  • If not FRANZCP, you will have completed specialist training in either UK, NZ, Ireland, USA or Canada.
  • Minimum of 3 years Consultant/Specialist experience.
  • Multi-disciplinery team experience.
  • First class communication skills
  • Good and proven ability to interact with people of diverse cultures.
  • Interest in developing experience in Indigenous Australian mental health care.
  • Demonstrated ability in developing a service via quality improvement initiatives.


For a full remuneration breakdown based on your level of experience, more info about this exciting job & location - please call Alasdair Spinner on +44 7502244964 or al@headmedical.com


If this does not interest you please feel free to pass on to someone who may be interested - thank you!

If we help you secure this position we provide free guidance and project management services for the RANZCP application and assessment, medical registration and visa/migratory stages.


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

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

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