Consultant Psychiatrist – Intellectual Disability

Gold Coast, QLD, Australia

Make a difference in Mental Health on the Gold Coast.

  • Work alongside a dedicated group passionate about improving patient well-being.
  • Deliver exceptional mental health services in both hospital and community environments.
  • Shape a supportive future for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
up to $490,000

The Position

We are seeking a passionate Consultant Psychiatrist to provide expert support across inpatient and community settings catering to individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. This role offers the opportunity to make a significant contribution to fostering a culture of medical education and ensuring safe, effective, patient cantered care. You will collaborate with a dedicated team to deliver exceptional mental health services to this specialised population.

The Hospital

The health service serves a growing city in Queensland and is expanding its services to better support residents with intellectual and developmental disabilities. A new multi-disciplinary team will provide care for patients 16 and over, both in hospitals and within the community, addressing acute medical needs, managing behaviours, and creating support plans. This collaboration aims to improve patient well-being and safety while reducing hospital stays and ensuring a smooth transition to community care.

The Location

Living and working on the Gold Coast offers a unique blend of sunshine, career opportunities, and a relaxed lifestyle. You can spend your days surfing world-class waves or exploring the hinterland, then commute to a job in tourism, construction, or even the film industry. The city caters to a variety of tastes, with high-rises in Surfers Paradise contrasting with beachside suburbs and the lush rainforests of the Gold Coast hinterland.

Essential Criteria

FRANZCP and be eligible for Specialist registration with AHPRA or eligibility for substantially comparable assessment with RANZCP.

To learn more, contact Chloe for a confidential discussion.

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