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An exciting opportunity to join a well-established community mental health team based in Sydney

  • Work 4 sessions each week, up to 16 hours per week
  • A leadership role
  • Fantastic Sydney location a quick drive north of the Harbour Bridge

The Position

A Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist is needed in one of Sydney's leading Hospitals. You will join on a permanent part-time basis, working within a well-established community child and youth mental health team for four sessions each week. You will deliver outpatient care to children, adolescents and their families. Your expertise will be utilised in a leadership capacity, providing supervision to Registrars, contributing to therapeutic assessments, intervention and review processes, as well as providing clinical input to a small consultation and liaison component of the service.

This role also provides consultation to the child and youth mental health service located at the hospital and to the children’s ward. Your participation in the Consultant on-call roster will be on a pro-rata basis and is supported by a cohesive group of experienced Staff Specialists.

The Service

You will be joining a leading health service with a tertiary teaching hospital (of University of Sydney), a principal tertiary referral centre as well as a trauma centre. The child and youth mental health service provides services across the northern suburbs of Sydney, in community and inpatient settings.

The Location

You will be working just a 10-minute drive from the Harbour Bridge, giving you the option to base yourself in the amongst the bustling city centre or further north for a quieter, beachside lifestyle. With the city comes access to world-class theatres, great shopping, restaurants featuring cuisines from around the world, as well as plenty of gigs and shows traveling around Australia or from overseas. As for living beachside, you will find stretches of golden sand and access to water sports such as diving, surfing and kayaking. You will enjoy a laid back vibe with a café culture and surfer feel. You also won't be far from National Parks and vast bushlands with a variety of hikes where you will be encompassed by nature and Australia's native flora and fauna. Whether you immerse yourself in the hustle and bustle and find new things to enjoy each week or enjoy the fresh air and life by the sea or bush, you and your family will find a lifestyle to meet your needs. You will also have plenty of education and accommodation options to choose from.

Essential Criteria

Must hold FRANZCP and be eligible for Specialist registration with AHPRA.

To find out more about this fantastic opportunity a few stops north of Sydney's CBD get in touch today for a no-obligation discussion.