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Consultant Psychiatrist - Australia

Consultant - Psychiatry - Western Australia
Ref: 4600 Date Posted: Friday 06 Oct 2017
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This job is an exciting opportunity for a Psychiatrist with specialist interests in youth mental health (16-24)  interested in living and working in Perth, Western Australia.

The context is a new Youth MHU for 16-24year olds within the opening a new Children’s hospital. The model of care will be contemporary and suited to the needs of the local population.

The youth unit will have 12 beds, offering acute inpatient care in a 7 day model care.

You will lead the MDT to ensure the delivery of first class care. You will also provide leadership and supervision to doctors in training and other healthcare colleagues.

Your core responsibilities will include clinical, teaching, governance and safety.

If not FRANZCP, the employer will also consider overseas trained psychiatrists.

However, The Royal Australian New Zealand College of Psychiatry assessment criteria prefer that you have completed your specialist training in a country of comparable training: either the UK, NZ, Ireland, USA, Canada or South Africa.

You will have had at least 3 years consultant/specialist experience following the completion of your training with good experience in the provision of care to 16-24 year olds.

As well as this, it is important for the assessment of your comparability by RANZCP you have completed at least 6 months of CAMS in a formal post in either your basic or advanced training. Applicants who have also completed at least 6 months in a formal post in liaison psychiatry will be highly regarded also.

For more information about this position, living in Perth or the RANZCP process, please call Al 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