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Is it time to be happier in your work? Take a look at a different mental health service - Australia

Consultant - Psychiatry
Ref: 3394 Date Posted: Thursday 01 Dec 2016









  • Up to AU350k, dependent on number of consultant years experience.
  • World class hospital. 
  • Well resourced with junior medical and administrative staff.
  • 40 hour week.
  • Major regional Australia city.
  • Close to Melbourne.
  • Excellent, progressive mental health facilities with new world-class facilities opening in 2017.

This town has a large and growing service economy with its major industries being tourism, commerce, education and primary industries. The recent mining boom has led to further growth - particularly in engineering and financial services, contributing to the affluence of the area and offering broad potential employment opportunities for partners, family members etc.

Off the back of its success the area has superb lifestyle amenities – both cultural and sporting – as well as a large range of private and government provided schools.

It's relative proximity to Melbourne is a draw card as well. Melbourne itself is arguably the most exciting city in Australia. It is a major cultural, sporting, academic and economic centre in the Asia-Pacific region. 

This mental health service provides care to patients aged 16-65 years across a large catchment area. The philosophy centres on evidenced based treatment and patient centred care. It is an exciting time for the mental health service as a new, world class hospital development edges closer to completion at the end of this year. 

The psychiatric inpatient services have been expanded to four units, featuring a parent-infant unit, adult unit, older persons’ unit and an extended care unit. The psychiatric inpatient unit will have 80 beds. The psychiatry precinct will have access to a total of 13 landscaped courtyards and the new facility has been designed to delivering first class care in the most appropriate and least restrictive settings. 

As Consultant Psychiatrist you will undertake assessment and treatment of patients whilst providing clinical leadership within a multidisciplinary context. You will manage junior medical staff and participate in service development as and when required.

You will be a Consultant Psychiatrist with at least 2 years experience working at this level within general adult psychiatry. If not already a FRANZCP, ideally you will have gained your MRCPsych and specialist training in the UK to satisfy the RANZCP requirements.

Once we find you a job in Australia, Head Medical will help and guide you through the Australian medical registration and college assessment process.​​

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