About the Job

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An opportunity is available for Adult Psychiatrists with various subspecialty interests in Hobart, Tasmania – a fantastic location often overlooked by people heading to the major metropolitan cities.

  • Fantastic lifestyle, with a laidback cosmopolitan vibe
  • Remuneration package of up to AUD$530k (depending on experience)
  • Generous relocation allowance
  • Great family lifestyle, excellent schools, with beautiful scenery
  • Easy access to Melbourne and Sydney with short, regular, daily flights

The Role
The Consultant Psychiatrist is part of a multidisciplinary Mental Health Service delivering high-quality mental health care and in accordance with Mental Health Service principles, National Mental Health Standards, Agency policy, legal requirements and relevant professional competencies.

Available roles for Psychiatrists include the provision of services in:

  • The general adult Consultation-Liaison (CL) psychiatric service in the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH) and associated facilities, including the Emergency Department (ED) and the Mental Health Short Stay Unit (MHSSU).
  • The acute general adult Mental Health Inpatient Unit (MHIU) at the Royal Hobart Hospital (RHH).
  • Residential facilities run by our Mental Health Service.
  • Community-based Mental Health Services, including the Acute Care Stream (ACS), the Continuing Care Stream (CCS), Mental Health Hospital in the Home (MHHiTH) with further new services in development.

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 Location
Hobart is the capital city of Tasmania that sits right on the water, it’s a picturesque and interesting place to explore. Here, you can enjoy all the facilities of modern city living with excellent schools and affordable housing, whilst being free of traffic and large commutes.

And ask any Australian, Tasmania is known for its beautiful fresh produce and seafood. There’s a real dedication to providing a truly authentic food and wine experience. The temperate climate and four distinct seasons - including gloriously hot summers without the oppressive conditions and cool winters - the region has perfect winegrowing conditions and this is reflected in the excellent wines produced all around Tasmania, with lots of little boutique vineyards you can spend time wine tasting.

Being such a compact island state, it’s easy to explore and go beyond the city up into the mountains or along the coastal roads. The diverse landscape lends itself to just about every outdoor experience you could wish for, from the world class golf courses, long distance running courses, mountain bike trails, and of course, the famous Sydney to Hobart yacht racing. But there really is so much to see and do.

We have a dedicated Registration Team who seamlessly manage all aspects of your regulatory and temporary work visa applications after you accept a suitable job offer, at no cost to you.  Our aim is to get you ready to start work within agreed timeframes and with minimal hassle to you or your new employer.

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

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

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