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Enjoy your beautiful surrounds with the work life balance this roster allows

  • Join an experienced team and supportive health service
  • Work Monday to Friday with no on call requirement
  • Create your home in a stunning city with a low stress lifestyle

The Position

As a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, Wavelength brings you the exclusive opportunity to join a supportive and established team, who are passionate in in providing services to children, young people and their families who present to the hospital with mental health difficulties. Primarily based within a brand-new Paediatric ward, you will have a manageable workload ranging up to 6-8 cases at any given time, with teaching, training, research, and further education actively being encouraged as well.

The existing team in which you will be based includes a Clinical Nurse Consultant, a Senior Allied Health Professional, and a Psychologist, along with a dedicated lead who has been with the service for many years. What is more there is an excellent working relationship with the Paediatric Consultants and wider community mental health team as well.

Working from Monday to Friday, this role offers excellent work life balance, the opportunity to pursue areas of special interest and possibility for flexible work arrangements including part time commitments.

The Hospital

You will be based at a tertiary referral hospital for many specialties, and closely associated with the University of Tasmania as a training hospital. Primarily, you will be providing services in the children’s ward, adolescent ward and the emergency department with the occasional need for assistance from the adult mental health inpatient unit. At times you may be required to provide leave cover support in the community setting, or should a split role across both settings be preferred this may also be negotiated.

The Location

Often called one of the most beautiful and liveable cities in the world, on offer is a blend of built and cultural heritage; environment; a vibrant art and dynamic sporting culture and a low stress lifestyle. It is a city rich in maritime history with beautiful parks, picturesque waterways and rugged mountains. Housing in this Tasmanian city is affordable, where the quality is high and selection available vast, ranging from brand new homes to stately older mansions. Due to its stunning location, most homes have beautiful outlooks, with many having a scenic view of the local river or mountain range or both!

The city also has a wide range of schools to choose from, both private and public and a University and TAFE facilities. The CBD is a lively, friendly destination with a blend of pavement, arcade and centre shopping, providing easy access to national department stores, fashion outlets, Tasmanian souvenirs and crafts and a cosmopolitan cafe culture.

Essential Criteria

To be successful in applying for this position you must hold FRANZCP or equivalent and be eligible for registration with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency. Unless you are a native English speaker you must also meet the English language proficiency requirements. If you are unsure if you meet the selection criteria, please forward a copy of your most recent resume and I will assess your eligibility and will advise you of your options.

Make the sea-change to scenic Tasmania in 2020 – Get in touch today for further details.