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Consultant Psychiatrist - Goldfields, Western Australia - Up to AU$445+benefits - Australia

Consultant - Psychiatry
Ref: 5260 Date Posted: Friday 23 Mar 2018
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  • A package of up to AU$445k plus other benefits (depending on your level of experience).
  • Experience rural Australia and form rich bonds with your community.
  • Enjoying a working adventure!

 

The Goldfields in Western Australia is a diverse and fascinating region. It’s natural environment ranges from the sprawling deserts in the North and East to the beautiful pristine white beaches and emerald seas in the South.  Industries include mining, agriculture, aquaculture and tourism. The Census in 2016 indicated a population of 54,821 with a higher rate of mental health presentation then the state average.

 

Indigenous Australians make up 12% of the population (compared to 3.6% of the rest of the State of WA) but are 5.4 times more likely to be hospitalised.

 

Youth suicide rates are higher than average and other statistics illustrate that your contribution will make a massive difference to the population in the region.

 

Your rewards will include:

 

  • A package of up to AU$445k plus other benefits (depending on your level of experience).
  • Experience rural Australia and form rich bonds with your community.
  • A professional adventure like no other.


Other benefits include:

 

  • Gaining a greater insight into rural health and rural health service provision
  • Developing an Increased resourcefulness and innovation in practice to add to your existing skill set.
  • Developing a broad range of skills and knowledge in a unique clinical environment .
  • Form rich and strong bonds  to your community and clients.
  • Make a genuine difference to people’s lives
  • Feel appreciated by the community in which you work.
  • Develop your skills in a variety of practice settings.
  • Take health beyond the hospital and into the community

You will have hold FRANZCP or have completed your specialist training in General Psychiatry in  either UK, Ireland, USA, Canada or NZ and hold

  • a minimum of 3 years experience as a Consultant/Specialist in acute mental health care using a shared care model of service.
  • At least 6 months experience in a formal training post in CAMHS or LD.
  • First class communication skills with a personable ability to get on with people from all walks of life.
  • A high level ability to work independently.
  • A desire for a challenge and to push your own boundaries.

For more information please call Alasdair +44 131 240 5276 or al@headmedical.com


 

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