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This large town is only a 90 minutes from Brisbane.  The location is ideal for those who want to live the relaxed Australian lifestyle yet also be close to a major metropolitan centre with an international airport. The remuneration is also excellent - up to AU$425k (dependent on experience) + oncall.

An Old Age Psychiatrist is required to join a growing mental health service.

  • Great family lifestyle and amenities yet with close proximity to Brisbane
  • Lucrative remuneration package up to AU425k PLUS oncall, depending on experience
  • Excellent public and private schools. 
  • Teaching hospital and main referal hospital for the region

The Service delivers comprehensive, specialised mental health assessment and treatment services with a focus on recovery. As part of the overarching Queensland Mental Health strategy, they are committed to delivering a better quality of life for people who live with mental illness, their families and carers.

In addition to your significant knowledge, skills and expertise in both , you will also have experience working in a multidisciplinary team environment; an interest in medical education and teaching, and in providing supervision and education to junior medical staff, medical students and other clinical staff. You will also take a proactive approach to maintaining your own professional development, and willingness to be involved in continuous quality improvement initiatives.

Ideally, you will hold FRANZCP or equivalent specialist qualification completed in a comparable country of training: NZ, UK, Ireland, Canada or USA and be eligible for registration with the Medical Board of Australia.

The service delivers clinical services to a regional population of approx 300,000, which continues to grow. The catchment area includes both large and small rural community settings and the Hospital is the major regional centre providing a comprehensive range of specialist consultative services to all these surrounding districts.

There is a strong commitment to medical education and continuing professional development, and the Hospital and Health Service has a major teaching role, with active clinical training programmes in place at both undergraduate and postgraduate level for the multidisciplinary healthcare team.

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


What Head Medical can do for you
Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we know it also can be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK's specialist in international medical recruitment and we‘ve helped many Doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location.

Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.

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

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

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