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Psychiatry

Overview

The practice of psychiatry in Australia and New Zealand is highly advanced with an evidence based practice model dominating a variety of subspecialties.

The frequency of mental illness together with new research and innovation ensures psychiatry plays an increasingly important role in medicine and society.

With a dedicated Psychiatry Team, Wavelength provides lucrative locum and permanent opportunities and career advice for psychiatrists at all levels.

For almost 20 years, Wavelength has established an extensive psychiatry network across Australia and New Zealand.

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With many longstanding and exclusive private and public health relationships. Psychiatry provides real opportunities to build a flexible and rewarding career thanks to flexible training arrangements, standard business hours, less frequent on call shifts and opportunities for travel.

Our specialist Psychiatry Team has seen a growing demand for locums in the past two years with a 40 percent increase in placements. This has been driven by a shift of psychiatrists from the public to the private network, opening up the number of locum opportunities within public hospitals.  More hospitals in metropolitan locations such as Brisbane and Perth also now have funding to use locums on a regular basis.

Psychiatry is renowned for being a particularly lucrative specialty. Locum psychiatrists can expect $2,000 per day plus all accommodation and travel expenses depending on location. Permanent specialist psychiatrists can expect to earn between $250,000 to $400,000 per year depended on experience, seniority and location. Psychiatry registrars and CMOs can expect to earn between $85,000 - $250,000 per year.

Our dedicated Psychiatry Team provides expert careers advice and some of the best psychiatry opportunities currently available in the following subspecialties:

  • General Adult Psychiatry
  • Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • Old Age Psychiatry (Psychogeriatrics)
  • Indigenous Psychiatry
  • Consultation Liaison Psychiatry
  • Addiction Psychiatry


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In business for almost 20 years

In business for almost 20 years, the largest medical recruiter in Australia.

Working with thousands of hospitals

Working with thousands of hospitals and practices across Australia, New Zealand and Singapore

A reputation for service excellence

A reputation for service excellence. Rated by the RCSA as amongst the top 2% of agencies for quality processes.

Over 15,000 placements made

Over 15,000 placements made. Over 200 new doctors join our network each month

Doctors rate our service

97% of doctors rate our service positively and are happy to refer us to others

Best Places to Work

Rated for the 6th time as one
of Australia’s ‘Best Places to Work’

“I have been working with Wavelength for several years and have been extremely happy with their service. They were very pleasant and helpful with the accreditation process. They listened to my work and location preferences and have been able to accommodate them well.”

Dr Andris Kalnins

Psychiatrist

“Lisa Maggiolini and the team at Wavelength are just fabulous. I have done a couple of long term locum jobs with them and they have always been very helpful, professional, caring and prompt. I have really enjoyed working with them and would highly recommend them to anyone looking for locum jobs in Psychiatry. Well done the Wavelength team!”

Dr Arun Gupta

Psychiatrist

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Career Medical Officer - Psychiatry

Seniority
CMO
Location
NSW
Salary Range
competitive

Do you seek a calmer pace of life and a regional setting, whilst still being connected to Sydney and Melbourne?

  • General Adult and Old Age position
  • Vibrant regional city lifestyle
  • Discover the heart of regional NSW

Consultant Psychiatrist - Consultation Liaison

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
TAS
Salary Range
competitive

Move to this modern city, which is famous for its one of a kind natural setting and join a dedicated and supportive team.

  • Exciting opportunity to work with mental health and the ED deparment
  • Live in a charming city with everything on your doorstep
  • Associated with the University of Tasmania

RANZCP Trainee Registrar

Seniority
Registrar
Location
QLD
Salary Range
attractive salary package

Escape the mainland city rush, and move to this stunning coastal city and experience a dynamic work place and tropical Queensland living.

  • Dream location for those seeking a sea change
  • Working within a collegiate and structured organisation
  • Just a 45 minute flight from Brisbane

Consultant Psychiatrist

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
TAS
Salary Range
depending on experience

Are you looking for a new challenge and a change in scenery? Please read on...

  • Live in a charming city with everything on your doorstep
  • Work in a reputable teaching hospital where you can develop your skills
  • Associated with the University of Tasmania

Consultant Psychiatrist

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
QLD
Salary Range
attractive salary package

Expand your horizons, and move to this stunning part of Southern Queensland.

  • Working with regional communities
  • Large well established hospital and health service
  • Attractive salary package with additional allowances for rural living

Consultant Psychiatrist

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
NSW
Salary Range
depending on experience

Surround yourself with miles of unspoiled beaches and panoramic views, whilst working within a supportive and innovative team.

  • Major referral and teaching hospital with 500+ beds
  • Hospital undergoing 1 million dollar enhancement
  • Beautiful affordable beach side living

Psychiatry Registrar opportunity in Brisbane

Seniority
Registrar
Location
QLD
Salary Range
competitive

Work with a large community & patient focussed public hospital and healthcare service

  • Provides mental health care and addiction services to the largest culturally and linguistically diverse population in QLD
  • Leadership and development programs as well as support from dedicated clinical educators
  • Work in the Heart of Brisbane

Consultant Psychiatrist - General Adult - Inpatient

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
TAS
Salary Range
attractive salary package

This is your chance to live the coastal lifestyle close to work and beautiful beaches…

  • You and your family can live in beautiful coastal Tasmania
  • Utilise your management skills and experience
  • Work in a tight-knit supportive team

Consultant Psychiatrist - Old Age

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
NSW
Salary Range
depending on experience

A rare opportunity for an Older Persons Psychiatrist in Sydney. Join a dynamic and supportive team based less than an hour from Sydney's famous Bondi Beach and more.

  • One of the largest tertiary hospitals in NSW
  • Salary based on the NSW Award
  • Fast growing suburb with all the amenities you need at your fingertips

Consultant Psychiatrist - General Adult X 2

Seniority
Consultant / Specialist
Location
NT
Salary Range
competitive

Gain experience in indigenous healthcare

  • Join an experienced and supportive team
  • Exercise your clinical skills with a challenging casemix
  • Fantastic and friendly Northern Territory location

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