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Work in Sydney's North Shore - the perfect mix of city, surf and bushland

  • Develop your leadership skills working closely with the Clinical Director and Service Director
  • A leafy location with a quick commute from the city or the beachside suburbs
  • Join a multidisciplinary team with a focus on continuous development

The Position

You will be joining the Child and Youth Mental Health Service as a Staff Specialist and provide consultation, assessment and management to community-based children, adolescents and their families as well as to the local hospital. Your expertise and experience will be utilised in the provision of teaching and training for medical students, graduates and other health care professionals. You will also contribute to research, evaluation and quality improvement activities within the District. You will liaise closely with the Sector Director and Clinical Director to ensure co-ordinated mental health services to children, young people and families.

The Service

This Community Mental Health Service provides a comprehensive range of community mental health services, assertive outreach service and mental health liaison service, across Sydney’s northern regions. The service is staffed by multidisciplinary health professionals including social workers, registered nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists, psychiatric registrars and psychiatrists. Services are provided at the Community Health Centre or at the individuals' home if required, as well as within the local hospital.

The Location

You will be working in a beautiful area with a range of Sydney’s beaches within a 10-minute drive while being just 30-minutes north of the harbour bridge. Locally, you will have everything you need within easy reach - the local Mall for all shopping needs, frequent transport into the city and surrounding suburbs with buses every 5-10 minutes, and absolutely spoilt for choice when it comes to the beaches. You will have the option to base yourself in the city, beachside or closer to the nearby bushlands. Within the local region you will find a variety of popular cafes, bars and restaurants beachside, you can stroll through the weekend markets, enjoy the fresh sea-air with morning coastal walks or take on a bushwalking trail to truly immerse yourself in nature. There is also a variety of events on offer year-round, from health and wellness workshops to distillery tours and music events.

Essential Criteria

Australia/NZ: Must hold FRANZCP and be eligible for Specialist registration with AHPRA.

Take advantage of this ideal location and make a difference to the local community - Get in contact today for a no-obligation discussion.