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Based within a 59 bed unit or within the community setting

  • Full time or part time commitments considered
  • Varied and diverse case mix
  • Regional city full of park lands and picnic spots

The Position

We are currently recruiting a highly experienced Consultant Psychiatrist for a full or part-time permanent position, within a 59-bed inpatient unit, situated in Southern Queensland. Here, you will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team, providing specialist psychiatric care to the community or inpatient service, or within an integrated role.

It is your opportunity to work for this highly regarded service, which will see you gain exposure to a wide range of mental health disorders, thus ensuring that your job is always stimulating, challenging and exciting. Utilising your full expertise, you can make real improvements to the health of the community, where you will be valued and rewarded for your commitment.

The Hospital

This progressive mental health service integrates Acute and Community Services, including Adult Mental Health Service, Child and Youth Mental Health Service, Older Persons Mental Health Service, Triage and Acute Care Team, Mobile Intensive Rehabilitation Team and the Acute Mental Health Unit and Extended Inpatient Service. The Extended Inpatient Service provides specialist clinical services across Acquired Brain Injury Program, Dual Disability Program, Extended Treatment and Rehabilitation Program, Intellectual Disability Program, Older Persons Program, Secure Services Program and Living Skills Services.

With its extensive and comprehensive services, ongoing commitment to service development and improvement, and outstanding education, training and research facilities, this mental health service is renowned for its high standards of service and achievements.

The Location

Based in a beautiful, colonial town with a population of 120,000, there is an elegant and gracious city centre with many handsome old buildings and lovely gardens and parklands throughout. Here, you will also find many of the amenities offered in larger, cosmopolitan cities, such as theatres, cinemas, modern department stores and malls, and a fantastic array of dining options, ranging from quaint little bistros through to silver service restaurants.

What’s more you are just 2 hours from the stunning coast line, so you can easily escape for idyllic family holidays, soaking up the glorious weather and white sandy beaches. Alternatively, within 90 minutes you will find yourself in the city of Brisbane where you can also access the international airport.

This city itself offers affordable housing, extensive education options, numerous recreational facilities and a superior health support network. Education in the area is second to none, with the city recently achieving recognition as a centre for academic excellence.

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.

With flexibility around the hours you commit to and the setting you work within, contact Stephanie Nash today for further discussion.