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Enjoy your beautiful surrounds and the relaxed pace of life Tasmania offers

  • Join an experienced team and supportive health service
  • Based in a brand-new Paediatric Unit
  • 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 providing services to children, young people and their families who present to the hospital with mental health difficulties. You will primarily be based within a brand-new Paediatric ward where teaching, training, research, and further education is actively encouraged. You will provide supervision to basic and advanced trainees.

Participation in an on-call roster will be required, earning you the relevant allowances on top of your generous base salary, additional allowances, and generous relocation package. You will join an established team with a dedicated lead who has been with the service for many years. You will also benefit from excellent working relationships with the Paediatric Consultants and wider community mental health team as well.

The Hospital

The Royal Hobart Hospital is a tertiary referral hospital for many specialties, and closely associated with the University of Tasmania as a training hospital. Primarily, you will be focused on 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. Part time commitments and the opportunity to pursue areas of special interest can also be discussed.

The Location

Known as a beautiful and liveable city, Hobart has a thriving arts and culture scene, as well as some beautiful walking routes and opportunities for outdoor adventures. Taking to the streets, you will have plenty to explore from the historic inner suburbs to popular dining strips and nationally acclaimed restaurants and cafes. While having all the amenities of a big city, Hobart can also offer a slower-paced lifestyle.

Housing is affordable, where the quality is high and selection available vast. Due to its stunning location, most homes have beautiful outlooks, with many having a scenic view of the local river, mountain range or both! The city also has a wide range of public and private schools to choose from and a University and TAFE facilities. The CBD is a lively, friendly destination with a blend of pavement, arcade and centre shopping.

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 required, Permanent Residency support can be provide once applicable.

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.