Get your foot in the door with this leading private and public healthcare network with facilities across Australia and New Zealand
- Provide public inpatient services for older adults with mental health problems
- Work 38 hours per fortnight with a reputable and supportive employer
- Enjoy the best of both worlds with city amenities and surrounding natural beauty
This is an exciting opportunity for a Consultant Psychiatrist to lead a 10-bed Unit for Older Adults. You will provide clinical leadership and oversight of the provision of high quality multi-disciplinary care for the inpatients. On offer is a permanent part-time contract at 38 hours per fortnight. You will also benefit from many professional development opportunities. This is a service that values learning and with over 120 years’ experience in health care, this organisation has an excellent reputation as a caring, nurturing and supportive employer.
You will be joining a leading health care provider, with private and public hospitals, home nursing and Social Outreach services throughout Australia. The Unit itself is situated within one of the networks private hospitals, although you will be providing a public service in contract with the Mental Health Commission. The private hospital in which you are based consists of over 200 beds and fosters a positive work culture. The hospital provides a range of services including maternity, medical and surgical, mental health, rehabilitation, community, home care and pathology.
Based in central Perth, you will enjoy a Mediterranean climate and relaxed lifestyle in a beautiful and spacious city. Basking in warm, sunny weather for most of the year, there will be plenty of opportunities to explore the soft-sand beaches, glassy waters and beautiful parks not far from the thriving hub of small bars, creative restaurants and lively street art.
This is fantastic option to base yourself in an Australian city with a relatively low cost of living. You will find affordable housing particularly on the outskirts of the city, with a lot of development happening in recent years. You will have easy access to all the daily services and amenities you require as well as free transport services within the city boundaries. With almost 1000 specialty shops within the city you will be spoilt for choice and as for schooling there is a variety of quality private and public options as well as child-care centres.
To be successful in applying for this position you must have experience in the provision of Older Adult Psychiatry, and hold FRANZCP and Specialist registration with AHPRA.